The value of the function of the gastrointestinal tract in normal functioning of the entire body of the animal is difficult to overestimate. It does not even need to possess any special knowledge, you can make the appropriate conclusion based on their own life experience. Few people living have not experienced at least once in a lifetime any disorder of the digestive apparatus. Worsens not only the appetite or the chair, but also overall health, and, quite significantly. So that you can understand the importance of excellent digestion for the whole organism. The same rule applies to our Pets, feeding healthy full depends on the state of their health. The nutrients in the feed ingredients necessary to maintain life and health.To properly feed an animal, one must have at least a basic understanding of their physiology.
Dogs are carnivores, their diet preferably, the predominance of fodder of animal origin with high protein: meat, offal. Like all carnivores, dogs have a gastro-intestinal type of digestion. They consume protein and fatty food is digested mainly in the stomach and small intestine. The relative volume of the stomach they are high, and the length of the intestine is much less prodolzhitelnym comparison with human or other omnivorous animals.After food intake the crop is in the stomach of 4 to 10 hours, depending on the composition and texture of food. Food rich in carbohydrates, is evacuated into the intestine faster than rich in proteins and especially fats. Well-chopped food leaves the stomach faster than a badly shredded.
Swallowed the fluid passes into the duodenum immediately, especially with a full stomach. Digestion is composed of many components, leading of which are enzymatic composition of the digestive juices produced by the cells of glands located in the mucous membrane of the mouth, 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
For many pet owners their Pets are family members. Of course, the death of a pet is a significant moral injury. Most people try to give their Pets the proper send-off and to bury them. However, the disposal and any other disposal of dead domestic animals within the city prohibited by law. Of course, the pet owner may choose the remote location in the woods, in the country or elsewhere, or to seek the services of specialized service.
In Europe distributed thermal method of animal corpse disposal. This procedure is quick, safe and inexpensive. But in Russia it is still not really popular, and many people just don’t know what to do when their pet died. Common ways are the animals funeral in a nearby Park or square, but not uncommon for the corpses of pet dogs and cats were thrown into the street bins for domestic waste in pits or ravines.
Adverse effects of burial of corpses allowed
In addition, such a disposal of an animal carcass is a violation of the law, it also causes significant harm to the environment. In a very long time the process of decomposition and putrefaction are formed pathologically dangerous microorganisms, some of which logovisual in the soil for decades. Mixing with other waste, waste and rain water decomposition products to form dangerous to humans compounds – poisons and carcinogens. They gradually penetrate into the groundwater, which in turn spread throughout the ecosystem. Disposal of carcasses of cattle near to the places of residence and recreation may lead to serious risk of development of viral and infectious diseases. Continue reading