Flanks inflated, stomach hard to the touch. The animal becomes depressed. Leads to a decrease or lack of appetite, weight loss.
In some critical situations may be accompanied by salivation, gnashing of teeth.
Heavy breathing, shortness of breath, bulging eyes.
Heart palpitations, breathing.
In the worst case of gas pockets reach the diaphragm and compress vital organs: a Guinea pig can die from suffocation or cardiac arrest.
Bloating can cause sharp changes in the diet, some foods – cabbage, beans, onion plants, sweet fruits, fresh grass in untrained animals. The lack of hay, feeding dry food. Rotten, frozen food.
Excess moisture on an already-washed vegetables and greens, if a Guinea pig is not used to wet food.
It can also be due to diseases of the teeth, occlusion, bowel obstruction and other digestive problems.
Lack of physical activity or overweight. Guinea pigs need a constant walking to keep the intestines in good shape. Movement – the best prevention of blisters.
Yeast fungus in the gut (athlete’s foot). Continue reading
Any puppy with proper, rational and regular meals will grow into a healthy adult dog. Dachshund puppies are no exception.
If puppies are healthy, they can easily adapt to any, even the so-called “cat” system, when food is available at any time and in any quantity. But, as in any business, in feeding the puppy Dachshund is an important rationality and regularity. The puppy should feed small volume portions several times a day. As for water – it needs to be unrestricted access.
When choosing products, it is recommended to stay on traditional for dogs products. These include: fatty meats, fish, cereals, dairy products, eggs, vegetables, etc.
The growing body of the Dachshund puppy you need enough calories for normal development. Calories obtained from food is spent on movement, metabolism, growth. It is important at any age to consider the needs of the puppy. Proper nutrition in accordance with age – the guarantee of health to puppy emerging organism.
Studying how to feed a Dachshund, you need to take into account the fact that overfeeding a puppy can negatively affect the development, as well as the neocartilage. And if you choose, of two evils to choose the least – it is better not to finish feeding your puppy, than to overfeed it. Continue reading
Every pet owner, going to the doctor to find out what his pet was ill. At the reception, the doctor first will ask You about Your animal. The owner must provide the doctor with complete information: – what is an animal feeding; – appetite (increased, decreased, absent); – whether there are violations of stool and urination; – when sick – has there been prophylactic vaccination and treatment against parasites; these are the basic questions which are often primarily set by the doctor. He then measures the temperature of the body and conducts the inspection of the animal, auscultation (heart and lungs).
Simple inspection is not always enough for an accurate diagnosis. And then veterinarian recommends to pass additional examinations.
Common clinical analysis of blood (blood EYE)
Held almost always. This is the most common type of research. This analysis is necessary for animals with fever, diarrhea, loss of appetite, and before surgery. Provides an opportunity to assess amount of formed elements of blood (erythrocytes, leukocytes, and platelets). This, in turn, allows to detect anemia, infection, disorders of blood clotting, the immune response of the body.
Biochemical studies of blood of animals
When need to figure out how to work the internal organs,when examining an elderly patient, or for preparation to surgery, using biochemical analysis of blood. The study of blood serum provides an opportunity to assess the activity of certain enzymes in the body, thereby, giving Continue reading