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
All the usual dogs and cats, hamsters and mice, parrots and Canaries, goldfish and turtles are not the only animals lovers animals choose their “smaller brothers”. Noticed that the more exotic the pet, the owner often stronger than his love
If earlier about the merits of the four-footed animals were arguing only the owners of cats and dogs, their disputes increasingly connected and owners of exotic Pets, the army is growing fast. In the analysis of advantages and disadvantages allowed taken into account a lot of different parameters and characteristics, from the appearance and character and ending with devotion and intelligence.
Given the fashion for unusual Pets and fantasy lovers of animals, when they are selected should exercise the utmost caution, because the four-legged friends can be not only funny and cute, but aggressive and dangerous. And yet it must be remembered that having a pet, we take on more responsibility. As the Little Prince said: “We are responsible for those who tamed”.
1. Palestinian Saad Eldin al-Jamal got a… lion cubs, which dreamed of since childhood. Most happy Alex Monet and his many grandchildren and neighbor kids.
2. The last days of peace in Slovyansk. Output in a city Park. 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