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
Pathoanatomical autopsy (gr. autopsy, auton — it-yourself, opsis — look, lat, section, sectire— less, reveal) is a comprehensive study of a fallen or dead animal for the purpose of verifying the accuracy of in vivo diagnosis, establishment of morphological changes in organs and causes his death.
In our country the state veterinary service in accordance with Soviet and veterinary legislation is science-based comprehensive system of preventive measures for development of livestock, warning the emergence and spread of animal diseases, many of which are dangerous for humans. When disease occurrence is crucial to the timely and accurate diagnosis on which to base targeted treatment and preventive measures for health improvement of animals. Post-mortem autopsy of the fallen or slaughtered animals is one of methods of diagnostics of infectious, parasitic and noncontagious illnesses of animals. Unopened corpses of animals that died of anthrax, glanders, and some other anthropozoonotic diseases. To exclude or confirm these diseases, conduct laboratory studies. When establishing anthropozoonotic be destroyed along with the skin.
The value of pathological diagnosis has become even more relevant with the enlargement, specialization and mechanization of livestock farms, so that timely diagnosis helps prevent large economic losses.
In medical practice post-mortem examination held by doctors — pathologists (protectora), constituents of special service. Veterinary protection of livestock carry out veterinary doctors and medical assistants, who perform all veterinary activities, including sectional work. At the departments of pathological anatomy veterinary institutes, diagnostic laboratories and factories for the production of meat and bone meal (veterinary and sanitary salvage plants) are doctors-pathologists. Continue reading
To have a pet is a very important step, to which many refer as to buy another article of clothing. But in vain. Because the animal becomes a full member of the family and personally I don’t see how you can take and throw out the one who spent so much time with you. As bequeathed by the wise Antoine de Saint-Exupery: “We are responsible for those who tamed!”
I started the material with a little lyrical digression, because the article will be devoted to Pets, but not very common. Many people want to surprise their friends and relatives exotic pet. We offer a small selection of living creatures that can make themselves, but not everyone agrees!
The capybara the capybara is the largest rodent in the world. Is a relative of Guinea pigs and lives in South America. It is extremely gentle animals that love to be pampered. Depending on where you live, you may need a permit to become the owner of such a handsome man. Well, in any case, care must be taken that the water hogs came up (the second name of capybaras) there were many places where she could run.
Fenech Fenech reaches an Adult size of Chihuahua. Weight Fenech does not exceed 1,5 kg. This is an extremely friendly establishment with a huge amount of energy (in addition to sleep time, of course). Sterianinna for them to prepare a huge cage, filled with sand so that the animal could dig. Well, better to find out from authorities how do local laws to have such a pet.
Argentine horned frog, These creatures live a long time, more than most dogs. Because of its shape head and huge mouth, they earned the nickname pacman, after the famous character of computer game. It is appropriate for animal lovers of exotic. Continue reading