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Leptospirosis is an infection transmitted by a group of bacteria called spirochetes that dogs acquire a Leptospira interrogans subspecies when penetrates the skin and spread throughout the body via the bloodstream. Many wildlife observation can be hosts of these bacteria, the most common are: rats, foxes, dogs, pigs, cattle, birds and reptiles...

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Toxoplasmosis is a zoonosis (infection) caused by an intracellular parasite (Toxoplasma gondii) that can infect the host in the following ways:
- Oral (to humans through consumption of animal products containing cysts, or by eating unwashed vegetables and fruits containing infective oocysts);
- Transplacental (the human fetus...

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Transmissible diseases from pets to children are grouped under the name of zoonoses. These can be easily avoided by performing personal hygiene, regular prophylactic treatments applied to the animal and periodic laboratory tests.

Abandonment and cruelty to animals is a matter of increasingly evident in our country. History teaches that the guilt is of the one who did not prevent, rather than who hurt. So let's all take a stand and not be partakers of these acts of cruelty. Towards the end of the article I will present the procedure to claim an act of cruelty to an...

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Often happens to see our pet that rub their ass on the grass or at home on the carpet.

Most often there is no medical problem, it is normal when preceded by the act of defecation. In other words, a dog after he made his needs, urge to "delete" at the ass.

Increasingly pet owners experiencing problems walking pets in public places. So we have selected for you some passages of Emergency on the regime of ownership of dangerous or aggressive dogs and I exposed in a systematic way.

External otitis is represented by inflammation of the external ear canal, and in severe cases may be complicated by media otitis which is an inflammation of the middle ear. Both terms are used to describe clinical symptoms and not a disease in itself.

We come home to find the dog sitting by the door, wagging its tail, bouncing, happy to see us;we quickly let go of our bags, we grab him and give him a big kiss or let him lick our face.
A lot of owners kiss their pets (even I do that), but we really do not think about the hygiene factor of this action of ours. In the end his...

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At first sight, this type of run may look like a normal behavioral activity of a playfull animal. Problems occur when such activities become obsessive, the dog automutilates itself or he cannot be distracted by other new activities. Such a behavior is often seen in cases in which the animals stay in doors too much and can`t have the space to...

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Gastric dilatation and volvulus sindrome (gastric torsion) are reprezented by the dilatation of the stomach and its curling around its central ax. It happens when the stomach fills up with gas, liquid or food, it gets bigger, then it curls (gastric torsion) blocking the blood circulation towards it.
The colapse of the...

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