Dog Diabetes Treatment
Diabetes affects not only people, but also animals. While people show a willingness to change their lifestyle to help treatment, pet owners are faced with additional problems that animals, as…

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US dogs and cats in numbers
The number of pet owners in the United States more than tripled between 1970 (67 million) and 2012 (164 million). In other words, in 2012, 62% of American families have…

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Which breeds of dogs tend to gain weight?
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…

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Monthly Archives: January 2018

Dog amoebiasis

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).

Dysenteric amoeba
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Which breeds of dogs tend to gain weight?

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

Animal life span

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

Do I need to wear a dog for walking?
On the street, a dressed dog has long been no surprise to anyone. Today it is quite normal. But, nevertheless, there are people, and there are many of them who…

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What do you need to travel abroad with dogs?
A lot of people want to spend trips and vacations in the company of pets. Some simply have no one to leave a friend with, and someone simply cannot part…

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10 little-known facts about cats
The fact that cats along with dogs are one of the most popular pets is a generally accepted fact. Have you ever wondered how much we know about these creatures?…

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Fascioliasis
Fascioliasis is a helminthiasis, from the group of trematodoses, a disease of many species of mammals caused by the trematode Fasciola hepatica (Fasciola vulgaris). The causative agent is F. hepatica,…

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