Monthly Archives: January 2018
Amoebiasis is an infection caused by a unicellular organism known as amoeba. Amoebiasis can affect humans as well as dogs and cats. It is most often found in tropical areas.
Varieties and symptoms of amoebiasis
There are two types of parasitic amoeba that infect dogs: Dysentery amoeba (Entamoeba histolytica) and Akantameba (Acanthamoeba).
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Obesity is a major nutritional disease in animals. Excess weight in dogs leads to arthritis, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, diseases of the loam and a decrease in life expectancy.
Dog Risk Factors
As you know, aging or sterilization increases the risk of obesity in pets. With age, the level of activity of animals decreases and without adjusting the portions of food, old animals will easily gain excess weight. Sterilization reduces the daily calorie intake by 10-20 percent. Continue reading
The average life span of animals varies, depending not only on the type of animal, but also on other factors, such as whether they live indoors or outdoors and the level of care provided by their owners. Popular pets such as cats and dogs usually live around 10-12 years, which means that a child who receives a pet will have to survive death during childhood.
A pet’s life can be prolonged if it is properly looked after. Proper nutrition, a suitable habitat and good veterinary care can significantly increase the life span of an animal. Continue reading