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…

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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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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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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

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…

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In order not to get sick - vaccination?
We often compare animals and children: we need to worry about those and others, love, feed, but sometimes we forget that animals, like small children, need to be vaccinated on…

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Ear Drops - Antibiotics
Why do vets prescribe such a treatment Antibiotics in ear drops are usually used to treat a bacterial infection of the ear, also known as bacterial otitis externa. Topical preparations…

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Undeservedly Forgotten Canaries
It so happened that now in our country the most popular pets are cats and dogs. Almost no one is interested in such amazing things as aquariums, terrariums, few contain…

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