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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The youngest cat breeds
We humans, for the most part, are experimenters! We are always searching, we are driven by a thirst for knowledge, and, as a result, many technical inventions, works of art,…

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Toys for "Sawmill Dogs"
Gnawing anything is natural for dogs. Often owners are faced with the problem of damage to personal items and home decoration. Favorite shoes, slippers and furniture may suffer from the…

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Monthly Archives: March 2018

Dog Adenovirus

Dog adenovirus is an acute disease of young carnivores, characterized by fever, damage to the respiratory system, digestion, conjunctiva and lymphoid tissue.

The disease is common among carnivores of all breeds and ages, but young animals are most susceptible at the age of 2 weeks to 4 months. Dogs of different breeds get sick, but puppies are more sensitive. The source of the causative agent of the infection is sick animals that secrete the pathogen into the environment, when coughing, sneezing, with nasal discharge and feces. Continue reading

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, a large trematode leaf-shaped, flat. The parasite is 20–30 mm long and 5–12 mm wide.

Fasciola parasitizes in the adult state in the bile ducts of the liver, sometimes in the gall bladder, in the early stages in the liver tissue in nutria, rabbits, many wild and domestic mammals, and in humans. Continue reading

Japanese feline paradise
For many hundreds of years, humans have endowed cats with mystical qualities. Somewhere people loved them, somewhere they hated them, once they deified them, and once they were afraid, but…

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Japanese feline paradise
For many hundreds of years, humans have endowed cats with mystical qualities. Somewhere people loved them, somewhere they hated them, once they deified them, and once they were afraid, but…

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Why take care of dog teeth?
Since childhood, we have been trying to maintain dental health, and for this we regularly visit the dentist, because timely treatment will help to avoid not only the appearance of…

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What is rabies?
Rabies is a deadly virus that infects the central nervous system (CNS) and causes acute encephalitis. Rabies can affect all types of warm-blooded animals, including humans. From animals to humans,…

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