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Fleas in cats and dogs

Many pet owners mistakenly believe that if their pet never goes outside, fleas are not afraid of him. Unfortunately, it is not so. Let’s first examine what are fleas and what are the ways of infection.

Fleas are of two types – “continuous”, that is, those that remain on the animal and those who attack, bite, drink blood and after go back to his habitat. The latter is known as “grass fleas”, thus they can live not only in grass but also in the animal litter, and even in a secluded corner under the baseboard. Their main feature is a temporary stay on the animal.

Grass fleas are attacking all indiscriminately – and to dogs and cats, and rabbits, and on human beings, while permanent fleas often (but not always!) are selective, being largely species-specific (cat fleas, dog fleas, fleas rabbits, etc.)

Persistent fleas, as a rule, greatly inferior in jumping ability as its “herbal” relatives, and their infection occurs mainly through contact with sick animals. At the same time, to herbal pick up fleas almost anywhere, and even if the animal is not facing the street, it is still at risk, as fleas can be brought into the home on shoes and clothing.

What are the dangers of fleas and what are the symptoms?

Fleas can become infected animal of any age and breed. While infecting the animal concerned, itches,bites. When combing hair, you can see the fleas and their excrement, as well as the so-called “flea house”. Continue reading

Modern methods of diagnostics of animal diseases.

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

The benefits of treatment of animal in hospital

Many people quite sincerely believe that pet is the best treatment at home — at home, which, as is well known, too bad help. In some cases this makes sense, but. There are plenty of “contraindications” against home therapy. From the point of view of psychology, the animals easier to come into contact with the doctor in the absence of their owners — the people to whom they are strongly tied. Most Pets feel the excitement of those who love them, and start to worry themselves. Treatment in the veterinary clinic eliminates negative psychological factor.

From an economic position, it is much cheaper to leave your pet in the hospital than several times a day to call the vet to monitor his condition. To carry sick animal two or three times a day for medical procedures (injections, multiple diagnostic studies, etc.) is also quite expensive and for the money, and time.

Finally, a veterinary hospital in Moscow allows us to provide better treatment due to the ongoing monitoring of pet. It is possible that in the clinic the doctor will be able to identify additional symptoms that are not seen by the owner, and in time to adjust the treatment.

In some cases, you may need to bring the animal to the vet?

Only your vet can determine whether it is necessary to stationarities cats and dogs. But there are situations when without it just will not do. These include cases where the animal is required:

permanent treatment involving the placement of droppers or use of multiple therapeutic actions; Continue reading

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