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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Signs and symptoms of rabies
A symptom is what the patient feels and can describe, and a sign is something that other people, for example, a doctor, can notice. For example, drowsiness may be a…

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Carnivore Plague
Carnivore plague (infectious catarrhal fever) is an acute viral disease characterized by fever, catarrh of the mucous membranes, pneumonia, skin exanthema and damage to the nervous system The causative agent…

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Monthly Archives: April 2018

Carnivore Plague

Carnivore plague (infectious catarrhal fever) is an acute viral disease characterized by fever, catarrh of the mucous membranes, pneumonia, skin exanthema and damage to the nervous system

The causative agent of the disease is the RNA genomic virus, has immunosuppressive properties.

The plague virus is susceptible: the family of canids (dogs, raccoons, wolves, foxes), the family of marten (mink, sable) and other carnivorous animals. Continue reading

Botulism

Botulism is an acute feed toxicosis of animals and humans, manifested in the form of paralysis of the pharynx, tongue, lower jaw, a sharp weakening of the skeletal muscle tone and an upset gastrointestinal tract.

The causative agent of the disease is the spore-forming anaerobic microbe Clostridium botulinum. Of the seven available types of pathogen, the most virulent are Type A and C. Spores are located subterminally and give the microbe the appearance of a tennis racket. Spores are highly stable in the external environment. Continue reading

10 Things to Consider Before Buying a Dog
Before acquiring a new puppy or dog as a pet in your home, it is important to consider the following: 1. Owning a dog is a lifetime commitment. Animals develop…

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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…

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Pet Care After Vaccination
Perhaps no other medical invention has saved more lives than vaccinations. Modern vaccines are extremely effective and safe. However, animals usually experience mild side effects after vaccination. Sometimes an animal…

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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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