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From 1st January 2012, the rules for bringing your pet dog, cat or ferret into the UK will change.

Until Then, the existing rules will continue to apply for pets coming into the UK,
see www.defra.gov.uk/pets

1 - The first step is patience !!!

At first, the dogs and cats will find weird tooth brushing or application of toothpaste. So the best technique is to start early to accustom your pet will prevention.

It has been adopted

Dog "Bodeguero" for Adoption

In the first weekend of April 2011 was found abandoned on the beach of Valdevaqueros, in Spain, a dog "Bodeguero" Spanish race, near relative of Jack Russell.

My pet has bad breath, what is the cause?

Bad breath, which in medical terms is known as halitosis is a common problem, & nbsp; referred to by the owners very often. The most common cause for bad breath can be any kind of dental problem. Bacteria, saliva and small food particles form the plaque that causes bad breath.

The ideal age to sterilize does not exist.

There are various opinions on this issue and it is best to always consult your veterinarian, and base their decision on all the information provided.
There are several types of mammary tumors in dogs. Approximately half of all mammary tumors are benign, and the other half malignant tumors. The tumor type must be identified through histopathological biopsy and analysis, independentemenete the tumor is benign or malino.
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The rat poison is one of the most deadly substances that a pet can ingest. Warfarin is one of the most common components of rat poison and rodenticides.

Allergy at Dog and Cat

Although symptoms and treatment are different in humans, allergy is also a frequent disorder in animals. Knowing the allergy characteristics helps us to better understand the problem and therefore give you the best treatment.
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Canine leishmaniasis

Canine leishmaniasis (also called mosquito disease or mosquito bite disease) is a disease of dogs caused by a parasite (protozoan "leishmania") which is transmitted by mosquitoes (phlebotomy).

Socialization Dogs

Never wondered why some dogs get along with cats and other not?

Or why some dogs like strangers and others not?

Or those who play with other dogs and others show aggressive behavior?

Will be all genetic predisposition of race? Or are there other factors that influence these behaviors?

The contaminated feces are the primary source of infection of canine parvovirus.

The CPV-2 & nbsp; (Canine parvovirus) is highly contagious and is spread by direct contact with contaminated dog feces, environments and / or contaminated people.
The virus can also contaminate surfaces of kennels, the food containers and water, leashes and collars, and the hands and clothing of personnel involved with infected animals.

What are the symptoms of Parvovirus Canine?

The disease usually presents as a severe gastrointestinal episode, highly contagious and often bleeding in dogs (over 3 weeks old).

What is parvovirus?

The parvovirus is one of the best known and most contagious viruses among domestic dogs, also being called Canine parvoviral enteritis.
The disease caused by a parvovirus manifests itself in two ways, namely:
  • Enteric form / Bowel;
  • Myocardial Form / Heart.
See more about What is parvovirus?
Cancer is common in domestic animals and its incidence increases with age. Cancer is responsible for about half of pet deaths over ten years.

How is it diagnosed Cancer?

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The spread of infectious diseases are those that can be transmitted directly or indirectly to animal animal or even animals to humans (zoonoses calls).

Neurology is the study of the nervous system, their relationships and disorders.

The conditions may affect the central nervous system (spinal cord and brain) or peripheral nervous system (peripheral nerves and brachial nerve and the sciatic nerve).

10 Common Signs of Cancer in Animals

  1. An abnormal swelling that persists or continues to grow
  2. Wounds that do not heal
  3. Weight Loss
  4. Loss of appetite
  5. Bleeding or discharge from any body opening
The mouth Can be target of various diseases us domestic animals with various consequences for the health of the animal:

Symptoms of oral cavity disease in domestic animals:

  • Halitosis;
  • Pain / difficulty in chewing;
  • Difficulty in swallowing;
  • Lack of appetite;
  • Ulcers in the oral mucosa;
  • Behavior changes;
  • Weight loss;
  • Loss of blood from the mouth;
  • Pasta / muzzle asymmetries;
  • Runny nose;
  • Periodontitis.
The heartworm disease caused by the parasite Dirofilaria immitis, is a serious and potentially fatal disease that infects dogs, cats and ferrets.

You can also infect a host of other wildlife, which includes wild felines (tigers, lions, cougars, etc.) and also sea lions and seals.

Infection has been documented in humans, but it is thought to be rare cases that typically do not present symptoms.

The Distemper is a serious, highly contagious disease caused by a virus that affects the respiratory system, gastrointestinal and often the nervous system of dogs and puppies.

The virus can also affect other wild canids (foxes, wolves and coyotes).

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