vaccination

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

Parenting and dog training

Not so long ago in training adhere to an authoritarian parenting style by using punishment as a measure to “fix” the dog. I want to believe that such an approach in the past. Today more and more supporters among the so-called motivational training. But do not forget that although training methods have changed over time, the structure and principles of functioning of a dog’s psyche is always the same.

To train a dog – all the same what to learn to talk with a man from another country. Both need to learn to understand the language of each other. We have three ways in which we can communicate, body language, voice and touch.

Body language in the animal world the most important way of communication. The dog is very closely watching the movements of the master therefore, when you give a voice command, watch what visual signals you send your dog. For example, the command “wait”, do not look her in the eye, try to freeze as much as possible that the dog has no reason to be, close to you. Conversely, when you want to call the dog, complete the command excitatory gestures, take a few extra steps back and you like pull the dog up to him more.

OKD – domestic system of dog training developed by the father of Russian service dog, Vsevolod Vasilyevich Yazykov of nearly 100 years ago. After the civil war it was decided to mass recruitment of dogs for the army, created a group of dogs, sappers and saboteurs (destruction of enemy military equipment). Languages have developed educational and disciplinary cycle (specialists) for training service dogs, which subsequently became the BAS system. It is remarkable that for so many decades, the curriculum has not changed. Continue reading

Traveling by train with your pet

If you cannot imagine your trip without your pet, or the circumstances are such that you need room to train the animal, you need certainly to prepare for this voyage, the journey was not for you and for the animal drama.

Rules of transportation by train all kinds of small animals and birds admit of the above categories for transportation in all cars, except SV, and except for transportation in cars of the raised comfort. For the transport of animals you can use cages, containers, baskets that are placed on the ground for hand Luggage.

The weight of the animal determines the cost of the ticket on the train for him: for animal weight up to 20 kg the owner buys a ticket for 20 kg of Luggage, and if the animal weighs more than 20 kg, then the payment on actual weight. On commuter trains animals you can carry by buying them a ticket to the suburban ticket office.

When transported in the train of large animals weighing over 20 kg must be complied with certain rules. Dogs must be muzzled, must have a leash, train ticket, a veterinary reference. Such animals can be transported in the cargo compartment in the specially adapted containers, and required the presence of chaperones that will be in the same car. In addition to the Luggage compartment,large animals may be transported outside the vestibule, which is usually in the first behind the locomotive the wagon, under the supervision of chaperones.

When transporting animals in the train, the owner must have, in addition to the ticket on the train for the animal veterinary certificate and passport, which must be stamped on vaccinations. Continue reading

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