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
Any puppy with proper, rational and regular meals will grow into a healthy adult dog. Dachshund puppies are no exception.
If puppies are healthy, they can easily adapt to any, even the so-called “cat” system, when food is available at any time and in any quantity. But, as in any business, in feeding the puppy Dachshund is an important rationality and regularity. The puppy should feed small volume portions several times a day. As for water – it needs to be unrestricted access.
When choosing products, it is recommended to stay on traditional for dogs products. These include: fatty meats, fish, cereals, dairy products, eggs, vegetables, etc.
The growing body of the Dachshund puppy you need enough calories for normal development. Calories obtained from food is spent on movement, metabolism, growth. It is important at any age to consider the needs of the puppy. Proper nutrition in accordance with age – the guarantee of health to puppy emerging organism.
Studying how to feed a Dachshund, you need to take into account the fact that overfeeding a puppy can negatively affect the development, as well as the neocartilage. And if you choose, of two evils to choose the least – it is better not to finish feeding your puppy, than to overfeed it. Continue reading
The diets of dogs depends on how healthy and mobile it will be.
Here and settled in your home your four-legged friend is a puppy. Now, on your shoulders rests the weight of new responsibilities, and the most important of them is the feeding, care, walking, and raising a dog. We begin, perhaps, with feeding. In fact, the correct diet puppy will depend on, whether he will grow up a healthy dog. So, how to properly feed a puppy, how to properly make a diet.
Depending on the age of the puppy depends on his diet food. So, remember, a puppy at the age of one month must obtain the equivalent of a “baby” food, and the puppy at the age of 3 months – it requires different diet. But, no matter at what age you got the pup, it was previously fed, remember that it is very important to smoothly transfer the baby on a proper diet . So, abrupt change of diet can lead to disastrous consequences in the form of refusal of food, the gastrointestinal tract. So, gradually add in the diet such important and necessary products, such as raw meat, or cheese, for example, each time increasing the portion to the desired amount.
Now we give you several options daily feeding of puppies of different ages :
The diet of the puppy should correspond to his age.
Puppy 1 to 2 months Continue reading