How dangerous is psittacosis? Veterinary laboratory
Pathogen — neorickettsia (chlamydia), in their evolutionary development they are between bacteria and viruses. The source of infection is often a sick bird — a virus carrier, releasing the microorganisms…

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The animals and people of different viral diseases.
On Friday in mass-media appeared information that Pets can catch the flu from their owners. However, in an interview with TV channel "360" veterinarian Marina Riviera has denied this information,…

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Can a pregnant to take care of Pets?

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

New year and Pets

Pre-holiday bustle, bright elegant tree will definitely cause a huge interest in your pet. The animal will be considered or even try to play with fir branches and toys. so don’t forget to firmly secure the Christmas tree. Decorating her remember that the most dangerous, especially for cats, “rain”. Long crisp and brilliant thread cause they have an overwhelming desire to play, and sometimes eat unusual toy.

Due to the anatomy of the cat language the animal could not spit out the thread and forced to swallow it. The rain is not digested, injure the intestines and cause obstruction. Often animals hit glass balls with fir branches. The toy is broken, and the animal cut into sharp shards paws. Fragile decorations must be hung only on an unattainable height for the animal. Keep in mind that cats can climb the tree and get favorite toy from any branch. Not worth it to hang on the Christmas tree and edible decorations, especially if your dog has a sweet tooth. Dangerous for Pets and electric garlands – say otherwise has no wire can cause injury. But what to decorate the Christmas tree? Try to decorate Christmas tree plastic toys, painted cones, paper streamers. Continue reading