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
You need to take into account if you want to take a cat or dog from a shelter? Important tips to future owners gives the representative Upstage the animal shelter Labās Mājas Lolita Rosa, in cooperation with the School owners of Purine.
1. First seriously weigh the pros and cons! In life you will have many important events: holidays, travel, wedding, birth, disease, education. But whatever happens, there will be one more important thing: you will be responsible for the animal, which you cannot betray. If you are aware of this and do not doubt your decision, then go ahead – you will succeed.
2. Be prepared to adapt! Together with the advent of four-legged pet in the house will be wool, sand, and possibly nibbled or scratched things and furniture. Taking the dog, every day, in any weather it needs a walk. In the case of cats every day you need to clean the litter box. The dog will need to train the cat to accept this for what it is. Sweet and calm. Naughty and harmful. But, believe me, it will pay off! The animal will give you a sea of positive emotions and sincere love.
3. Be prepared for the expense! Your pet needs quality nutrition. Cats need sand in the toilet, dogs before 1 July 2016 need to implant an electronic chip, the animals need zaregistrirovali there is annual fee. Animals should be vaccinated regularly, get rid of the worms, treating against parasites – will have to reckon with the cost of vet services. Continue reading