Wednesday, 15 October 2014

Causes Of Blood in dog urine and Treatment and Stop


It is not easy to realize the possible loss of blood in the urine by the dog . When in doubt, it is important to make some evaluations. Look for example to see if the blood comes out at the beginning or at the end of the pee will already be indicative of what it is: in the first case assumes a disease of the urethra, penis, prostate or uterus or vagina, while in second case, the problem may be from the bladder or prostate. A uniform bleeding may instead be synonymous with damage to the urethra or kidneys.

Dog heart disease symptoms treatments races and natural remedies

The best friend of the man has a heart big, we know, but you can get sick, just like ours. Like the human heart, that of Fido is characterized by the circuits of blood that is pumped in and out. in the dog's heart beats about 150,000 times a day : a big commitment that requires a body definitely fit!


The heart disease , however, can alter this rate, and related functions, namely the proper circulation of blood : this can be pumped with less intensity and then not being able to bring the proper amount of oxygen to the muscles and other organs. With serious consequences obviously. There are several forms of heart disease that in dogs: some directly affecting the heart, other valves. The most common, respectively, of both types are hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and chronic valve disease (CVD) .

How to stop the bleeding in a dog's toenail


Nails for dogs contain a blood vessel called "fast". This practice is often accidentally cut because of an injury to the nail, or, more commonly, during the cutting process of the toenails. Although bleeding from the nail stops by itself after a few minutes, you can take some steps to speed up the process. During the application of astringents, your dog will resist burning sensation, so be prepared to hold it securely. Things You'll Need :
  • toenail clipper
  • Wash cloth
  • of silver nitrate pencil
  • styptic powder
  • corn flour

How to make a dog toenail stop bleeding

How to stop the bleeding in a dog's toenail


Nails for dogs contain a blood vessel called "fast". This practice is often accidentally cut because of an injury to the nail, or, more commonly, during the cutting process of the toenails. Although bleeding from the nail stops by itself after a few minutes, you can take some steps to speed up the process. During the application of astringents, your dog will resist burning sensation, so be prepared to hold it securely. Things You'll Need :
  • toenail clipper
  • Wash cloth
  • of silver nitrate pencil
  • styptic powder
  • corn flour

How to make a dog toenail stop bleeding

Thursday, 25 September 2014

Lyme Disease (Borreliosis) in Dogs


The borreliosis is caused by a spiral-shaped bacterium, Borrelia burgdorferi, which is transmitted to our four-legged friends from the sting by ticks of the genus Ixodes Ricinus .

These ticks have their natural habitat in the forests and in rural areas, with great ability to attack different animal hosts, domestic and wild animals, including humans.

Borreliosis is also known as Lyme Disease : The name is derived from an outbreak that occurred in Connetticut in the mid-seventies, as manifested by an increase of arthritis in children and skin rashes.

This disease is a zoonosis , a disease that is transmissible from dog to man, but always and only by means of a vector as the brand.

Spread like wildfire in America, in UK the areas most subject to risk borreliosis are the England and Wales ; Therefore, if you live in these areas, or you go on vacation in those areas, greater attention is required to the health of your dog, even if other areas are subject.

Borreliosis is a skin disorder that also affects the degenerative nervous system, heart and joints of dogs.

Since it is very difficult to make a timely diagnosis of borreliosis, as the symptoms occur gradually and not very clear, it is important to perform a control test every year at the vet in order to verify if the animal has been infected. Just a single blood test: the test with the SNAP ® results will be ready in just eight minutes
What is it and how to cure Borreliosis
 
Cause The hard tick (Ixodes ricinus) carrying bacteria and stings dogs, spreading the infection.
 

Infection silent

• Signs skin in the area of the sting
• High fever
• Muscle aches
• Lameness
• Arthritis 


In humans, the most frequent sign and quaint, but not always present, is a redness of the skin, skin affected by localized at the site of the tick bite, which tends to grow slowly. It is the so-called 'erythema migrans' clinical sign of early onset and localized, which appears after 5-30 days around the tick bite. It may be associated with fever and fatigue.
 

Progression of the disease if left untreated Muscular problems and inflammation of the joints with up to the lameness and polyarthritis. In cases of acute borreliosis are also involved in the liver, kidneys, as well as presenting neurological disorders and cardiac.

Co-infection A debilitated animal is more subject to infection by other parasites that live in the same environment. That is why it is always important to verify that a person is not also positive anaplasmosis bearer of leishmaniasis or tick-borne diseases.


Diagnosis Simple blood test: SNAP ® test 4Dx , result in only 8 minutes. For more diagnostic possibilities, ask your veterinarian.


Treatment Specific antibiotic therapy and collateral. Ask your veterinarian.


Prognosis If identified and treated early, the outcome is generally very good and there is a complete disappearance of symptoms.


Vaccination In stock.


Other forms of prevention Use of topical repellents and other prescribed by your veterinarian, inspection and removal of ticks daily.

Wednesday, 11 June 2014

Epistaxis (nosebleeds) in dogs: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

The term refers to the loss of epistaxis nosebleed. Typically, the epistaxis is due to a damage to the blood vessels in the nasal mucosa, but can also occur due to a greater capillary fragility or a bleeding tendency. Any breed of dog can develop epistaxis and there is no provision for what concerns the gender of the animal. Dogs with long noses (called "dolichocephalics", such as the Collie) may be more at risk for some causes of epistaxis (for example, nasal tumors).

The loss of blood may be acute (sudden) or chronic. The extent of the disease is often determined by the underlying cause of nasal bleeding. It 'important to determine if the blood loss is unilateral (one nostril) or bilateral (both nostrils) as some of the causes of epistaxis are associated with unilateral bleeding while other bilateral bleeding.



Epistaxis is usually caused by an acute (sudden) or chronic problems more insidious:

Acute epistaxis - Often occurs as a result of nasal fractures or lacerations caused by traumatic episodes. In the absence of trauma, acute epistaxis is often caused by the sudden erosion of a blood vessel problems leading to nasal due to the load of the nasal cavity or sometimes in metabolic conditions. Many times, the underlying condition is chronic or pre-existing for a long time. Tumors, foreign bodies and abscesses at the root of the tooth are often present in cases of acute epistaxis.

Wednesday, 4 June 2014

Stop Dog Pooping Blood Causes And Treatment


Blood in dog feces? There is no need to panic too much, not always it is a dangerous symptom , but it is a good idea to make a precise diagnosis through the advice of a veterinarian . The causes are indeed numerous and range from fearsome stomach cancer dog to ' ingestion of blood (through licking a wound). Before we analyse the case, however, to make some distinction. 's blood in the stool in dogs in fact (as well as in the human being) is also known as hematochezia or melena and differs depending on the type.


Hematochezia in dogs and what causes a dog to poop blood and mucus