Pets are susceptible to various diseases that can cause parasites and other environmental factors. For many owners, the problem of the appearance of worms in a pet is familiar. It doesn’t matter if he goes out or is home. These parasites can be located in any organ of the animal and adversely affect its general condition and organs separately. Let’s try to figure out how to recognize worms in a pet and help get rid of them, and even better, how to prevent infection.
Worms can be affected by any pet, so you should know the symptoms of parasites in order to start treatment on time. Consider some pets individually:
Worms in cats: symptoms, treatment and preventive measures
The appearance of worms in the body of cats can not be noticed immediately, since the symptomatology depends on the number and types of parasites. But more attentive owners will be able to determine this ailment by a number of characteristic signs:
decreased appetite, which is pursued by poor weight gain, and in kittens lag in development, weight and Continue reading
Every year, earlier and earlier, the long-awaited and beloved spring comes. And with it, ixodid ticks, which are dangerous for our pets, are carriers of the deadly disease – pyroplasmosis
“Imagine, they didn’t manage to save Shusha from the neighboring jack Russell yesterday in the veterinary clinic! It was untreated – they did not think that the ticks would go so early … ”I heard, walking with the dog on the court.
“… And now I process it all year round. Last year, my tick Sylvia bitten already in early March, but we did not notice. They understood that something was wrong only when she did not get up for a walk in the morning. We ran to the veterinarian – the doctor first took an analysis for piroplasmosis and sent the dog to a dropper. She already completely snickered at that moment, she didn’t even raise her head when we called her. The diagnosis was confirmed – it was a tick bite. And, if we noticed her ailment a day later or Continue reading
A text on how to give medicine to a dog or cat
Have you ever had to give your pet medicine? For many owners of cats and dogs, the appointment of a veterinarian to feed an animal a pill sounds like a sentence. The sharp claws of a cat and the dog’s teeth immediately appear, resisting this unusual manipulation for them. What to do if treatment is inevitable, and there are no experienced friends in the neighborhood?
1. Try to make the procedure pleasant for the pet!
For example, you need to give a cat medicine. Do not rush to catch it all over the apartment and stuff a pill into your mouth. First, determine what delicacy will be so delicious for her that she will come running to you only after hearing the opening of the package? It can be milk, sour cream, canned food or Continue reading