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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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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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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Monthly Archives: May 2018

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, rabies virus is most often transmitted through animal bites – although there have been cases of infection of people in caves and attics from bats after inhalation of air (inhalation of infection). Infection with rabies is almost always fatal unless treatment is started before symptoms of rabies appear.

Infected people who do not receive prophylactic treatment after exposure to the virus will experience fever, muscle aches, and a headache that eventually leads to inflammation of the brain, cramps, confusion, paralysis, coma, and death. Continue reading

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 symptom, and dilated pupils may be a sign.

The period from the moment of infection with rabies to the onset of the first symptoms (incubation period) can take from four to eight weeks, and sometimes more than a year. The further the bite from the head, the longer the incubation period. Continue reading

Take your pet to work!
The biggest problem for the owner of the cat or dog is that the pet is forced to spend most of the day alone ... This is fraught with many…

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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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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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Pet Chipping
Chipping your pet increases your chances of being found if it is lost, escaped, or stolen. Almost all types of domestic animals can be chipped, for example, horses, dogs, cats,…

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