Rabies vaccination does not guarantee complete safety of your pet, as dogs and cats carry more than 30 types of bacteria that cause dangerous infections, among which are Staphylococcus aureus MRSA. Delayed after being bitten by a visit to the emergency room is fraught with abscess, osteomyelitis, and even sepsis with lethal outcome.
Modern dog appeared about 15 thousand years ago in territory of modern China as a result of domestication of the wolf. Cats began to share their warmth and purrs with people about 9.5 thousand years ago in Cyprus, ruthlessly exterminating rats and mice, carriers of dangerous infections and just ruiners of the economy.
But even the most devoted and the most well-groomed pet can give its owner a nasty surprise.
Richard Hilaire from the University of South Florida and his colleagues have described more than 30 kinds of various infections that can keep Pets.
Despite the ever-increasing number of different exotic and unusual Pets just like crocodiles, goannas, rats and mice, the main volume among bitten and scratched still be owners of cats and dogs. This is approximately 1% of all cases obrasheniya the emergency room. Only in Moscow for a year “victims” like a stray and domestic dogs are about 30 thousand people, which amounts to 80% of all cases of animal attacks on humans (except, of course, attack the people themselves on people). Continue reading
We are all aware that Pets can sometimes be cute, furry animals, and very even dangerous to our health and sometimes even life, animals. But this does not mean that to have Pets does not need! On the contrary – is even necessary. Just need to remember on how to behave with animals and know how to protect themselves from danger that may come from your tender and affectionate, but still the beast!
So, the TOP 7 potentially dangerous Pets
Last, 7-th place belongs to a nice fluffy bunnies . in danger which is very difficult to believe! Often rabbits are our first domestic animal that people just buy from those considerations, that from them no harm. Well, except that gnawed wiring. But in the end, it can be prevented! But not so easy. Rabbits are carriers of a disease called tularemia, which is dangerous. It can be diagnosed only by medical means. So, try to get the rabbits their reliable sources.
All parrots favorite is on 6th place . In our list they were due to the fact that they are carriers of dangerous diseases psittacosis, which parrots can become infected and people. Although the annual number of casualties from etabolism and small, it is still worth to monitor the health of your feathered Pets. In addition, parrots owners of very sharp beak, which in itself can serve him a potent weapon against your hands, stick to his abode to the abode clean or just Pat a small of the warrior. So, be careful and don’t place the beak of your vociferous friends without proper attention! Continue reading
Pregnancy and Pets. What can be the care of Pets during pregnancy?
Many pregnant women have Pets – cats, dogs, Guinea pigs, turtles, fishes, birds and other animals that lives in the house for years and often enjoy the right of full-fledged family member. The content of any animal in the house is connected with great responsibility and many worries for their owners: “smaller brothers” need to regularly feed, walk with them, to monitor their health. Is it possible to care for a pet during pregnancy, is not whether the danger of close contact with animals for the health of the mother and fetus?
The reasons for such concern is quite logical and understandable: it is no secret that animals are carriers of many infections and the most common cause of allergic reactions. Unfortunately, there are situations in which a pregnant woman is undesirable not only care, but generally any contact with a pet :
Allergic to animals . During pregnancy many women experience the first symptoms of allergies to animals, have long been living in the apartment. This is due to specific changes of the immune system in the body of the expectant mother. Allergen, i.e. the direct cause of an allergic reaction may be the excrement of the animal, its coat, sweat, saliva and other body fluids evaporating from the body surface of your pet in the air of the apartment. Sometimes there is an Allergy not on the animal itself, and on attributes of care, for example, feed for fish and birds. Continue reading