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What are the risks of rabies for Pets
Any animal bitten or scratched by either a wild, carnivorous mammal or a bat that is not available for testing should be regarded as having been exposed to rabies....
 
Leptospirosis: General Information
Leptospirosis is a bacterial disease that affects humans and animals. It is caused by bacteria of the genus Leptospira. In humans it causes a wide range of symptoms and some infected persons may have no symptoms at all. Symptoms of leptospirosis include high fever, severe headache, chills, muscle...
 
Leptospirosis and Your Dog
The bacteria are spread through the urine of infected animals, which can get into water or soil and can survive there for weeks to months. Humans and animals can become infected through contact with this contaminated urine (or other body fluids, except saliva), water, or soil. The bacteria can...
 
Canine Leishmaniasis : Overview , Diagnosis , Treatment , Control and Prevention
Leishmania spp. are protozoan parasites (order Kinetoplastida) whose life cycles involve two hosts—a vertebrate (including rodents, canids, or humans) and an insect (sand fly). Canine visceral leishmaniasis is the result of infection with L. infantum in the Old World and L. chagasi in the New...
 
General information about Leishmaniasis in Dogs
Leishmaniasis is a parasitic disease that is found in parts of the tropics, subtropics, and southern Europe. Leishmaniasis is caused by infection with Leishmania parasites, which are spread by the bite of infected sand flies. There are several different forms of leishmaniasis in people. The most...
 
Aspirin Uses, Administration and Dosage for Dogs
Dogs are most commonly given aspirin for treatment of arthritis and associated joint pain. There may be other situations where your dog is in pain, where aspirin may give relief.Aspirin has good anti-inflammatory effects that reduce swelling. It can also reduce pain and fever. These effects will hel
 
Basic information about Canine Influenza (Dog Flu)
Dog flu is a contagious respiratory disease in dogs caused by a specific Type A influenza virus referred to as a “canine influenza virus.” This is a disease of dogs, not of humans.The “canine influenza virus” is an influenza A H3N8 influenza virus (not a human influenza virus) that was originally an
 
Canine Influenza Symptoms (Dog Flu)
Canine Influenza or commonly called dog flu (H3N8) is a newly emerging highly infectious airborne type virus that can cause contagious respiratory illness and infection in dogs with no exception to breed or age.Since canine flu is a new disease so there is still much more to learn from this virus.
 
General information about Canine Parvovirus - Dog Parvo
Parvovirus CPV2 is a relatively new disease that appeared in the late 1970s. It was first recognized in 1978 and spread worldwide in one to two years. The virus is very similar to feline panleukopenia (also a parvovirus); they are 98% identical, differing only in two amino acids in the viral capsid
 
Brain Tumor in Dogs , Diagnosis , Symptoms and Treatment
Brain tumor are common and often seen in middle age and older dogs however they can also affect the younger one too. If canine has a seizure then it could be the signs that a brain tumor is present....
 
Compelete Information on Spaying or Neutering Dogs
That there are many different experiences about spaying or neutering dogs, and Vets have different opinions about it.
Based on these experiences there are some advantages and some disadvantages about spaying or neutering dogs.
 
Chocolate Poisoning in Dogs
Chocolate is a sweet treat that many people enjoy. Many pet owners would love to share their chocolate bars with their dogs. However, as much as your dog may enjoy the chocolate bar, it is a serious risk to his health. Children and busy households filled with guests may drop some chocolate onto the
 
Some human Drugs that are safe for Dogs
You should not prescribe any kind of drugs for your dog by yourself. Always consult with your veterinarian first. This list is provided as a guide only! If a drug is NOT listed here, please do not assume it is safe to give to your dog, so always please consult your veterinarian first. ...
 
Umbilical Hernia in Dogs, Symptoms , Diagnosis and Treatment
Dogs can get hernias, just as people can. Dogs can be born with them, or they can be the result of an injury or trauma .An umbilical hernia is an opening in the muscle wall in the place where the umbilicus (belly button) is located (just below the ribcage)....
 
Elbow Dysplasia in Dogs, Symptoms , Diagnosis, Prevention and Treatment
The word “dysplasia” means means abnormal development of a tissue or organ. Elbow dysplasia therefore means that there has been abnormal development of the elbow joint. The elbow is a complex joint because it involves the articulation of three bones. If the three bones do not fit together absolutely
 
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