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Adverse Effects of Ivermectin in Dogs

Parasites in dogs are a concern that ranges from mild irritation to serious illness. These parasites may range from ectoparasites like fleas, ticks, mites to the endoparasites that include hookworms, ringworms, roundworms, whipworms and tapeworms. Management of these parasites is a mandatory part of the love of a pet owner to his pet, so as to…

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Fungal Menaces Canine

Awareness among Pet Owners on Pet (Dog & Cat) Hygiene

Here we will look at some dog hygiene basics and how to avoid letting your dog spread illnesses – Deworm Your Dog regularly Don’t Let it Lick Your Mouth Don’t Touch Your Face Wash Your Dog Regularly Clean Your Dog’s Bed Regularly Feed Your Dog Well FOLLOW THIS CLEANING ADVICE TO KEEP YOUR HOME HYGIENICALLY…

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Breed Characteristics and Nutritional Requirements for Different Growing Stages of Labrador Retriever

The Labrador Retriever, also Labrador, is a type of retriever-gun dog.u00a0The Labrador is one of the most popular breeds of dog<span style=

Eclampsia (Puerperal Tetany) In the Dog

Eclampsia is an acute, life-threatening disease caused by low blood calcium levels (hypocalcaemia) in dogs and more rarely in cats. There is lesser documentation of hypocalcaemia in dogs and cats as compared to cattle (Rowland et al., 1972). Canine Eclampsia, more correctly called Puerperal Tetany, is a startling and dangerous condition brought on by extremely…

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Endoparasites of Dogs

Introduction A parasite is an organism that lives on or in a host organism and gets its food from or at the expense of its host. Internal                                    : Heartworm Intestinal                                 : Hookworms, Ringworms, Roundworms, Tapeworms, Whipworms,           Coccidia, Giardia, and Spirochetes (non-worm parasites) External                                     : Fleas, Ticks, Lice, Mites Heartworms enter a dog’s bloodstream from…

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Parasitic Infestations in Cats

Introduction Parasites are organisms that live off other organisms, or hosts, to survive. Some parasites don’t noticeably affect their hosts. Others grow, reproduce, or invade organ systems that make their hosts sick, resulting in a parasitic infection. It includes trichomoniasis, giardiasis, cryptosporidiosis, toxoplasmosis  Symptoms The symptoms of parasitic infections vary depend on the organism. For…

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13 Common Health Problems of Dogs

Dog is a working companion, hunting partner, or just a best friend. The kindest and most responsible thing we can do for him is that we can provide proper health care. Knowing about common dog diseases and being aware of appropriate prevention measures can better help us in providing that care. Some of the most…

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Nutritional Management of Obesity in Young Pups

Chlamydial, Ricketssial and Parasitic Zoonoses Acquired from Pets

Animals are with human from the beginning of the civilization. In many of the societies they are treated as family members and have right on properties also. Many of us have pets in our close vicinity. They show affections to us and considered as true companion. Moreover they share the living places and even the…

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Skin Affections in Pets

Skin Affections in Pets

The skin and hair coat in pets have several roles and functions and depending on their condition it can be used as an indicator of a general health. As there are numerous reasons of skin diseases in pets the diagnosis is often difficult and response to treatment also takes time for evaluation. Pets, especially the…

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canine viral diseases

Canine Viral Diseases – An Overview

Dogs of different breeds are always a subject of attraction for human beings. With this attraction the interest of rearing of dogs particularly in metro cities and urban areas are significantly increasing. A segment of society keeps them as a status symbol and during this they remain very near to owners and even share the…

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Chlamydial, Ricketssial and Parasitic Zoonoses Acquired from Pets

Chlamydial, Ricketssial and Parasitic Zoonoses Acquired from Pets

Animals are with human from the beginning of the civilization. In many of the societies they are treated as family members and have right on properties also. Many of us have pets in our close vicinity. They show affections to us and considered as true companion. Moreover they share the living places and even the…

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Periodontal Disease in Dogs- Care and Treatment

Dental disease or periodontal disease affects dogs much the same way as it does humans. Plaque buildup from food and bacteria accumulate on the surface of the teeth, starting at the gum line and harden into dental calculus. The calculus is a breeding ground for bacteria, which causes gingivitis, tooth loss, bone infections, endocarditis and…

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A Dog Story

I want to tell you people about the short but interesting life of our dog. Yesterday a very strong willed Lady was sadly waiting for her pet Ginee to undertake her final journey. May Ginee play in the eternal garden reserved for dogs. It was this restaurant that we started frequenting with a Lab and Caravan Hound in…

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Histopathological Reports of Clinical Cases of Dog Skin Neoplasms

A neoplastic proliferation is an abnormal growth of tissues which develops in an uncoordinated and uncontrolled manner as a result of some unusual stimulus. It does not serve any useful purpose to the host rather proves to be harmful which varies according to the nature of neoplasms. It disturbs the normal physiological mechanisms of the…

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Calcium and Phosphorus for Dogs

Calcium and phosphorous are essential minerals in the body. Calcium is the most common mineral in the body and the major extra-cellular divalent cation. The majority of the calcium (99%) is in the bones with the rest distributed between other tissues and blood. Calcium has an indespensable role in major body functions. Calcium is required…

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Eclampsia (Puerperal Tetany) In the Dog

Eclampsia is an acute, life-threatening disease caused by low blood calcium levels (hypocalcaemia) in dogs and more rarely in cats. There is lesser documentation of hypocalcaemia in dogs and cats as compared to cattle (Rowland et al., 1972). Canine Eclampsia, more correctly called Puerperal Tetany, is a startling and dangerous condition brought on by extremely…

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Megaesophagus in Dogs

Megaesophagus is a condition where there is decreased or absent motility (movement, muscular contractions) of the oesophagus (Tams, 2003). Disorders of oesophageal motility result from either abnormalities in neural, neuromuscular junction and or oesophageal muscular dysfunction. Because the oesophagus consists almost exclusively of skeletal muscle systemic myopathies and even neuropathies may also affect the oesophagus….

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Role of Pets in Relieving the Stress in Humans

In today’s busy life human beings are very much stressed due to hectic schedules, lot of workload and less time to meet the set targets. Stress is the emotional and physical strain caused by our response to pressure from the outside world. A feeling of frustration, anxiety and depression can make some people feel stressed…

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Canine Ehrlichiosis

Canine Ehrlichiosis

The Ehrlichiae are a group of small, gram-negative, pleiomorphic, obligate intracellular cocci that infect different blood cells in various animal species and in humans. There has recently been a reclassification of the familyAnaplasmataceae to which the Ehrlichiae belong. According to this new classification there are two leukotrophic diseases in dogs that are caused by bacteria in the…

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Food Allergies in Dogs

An allergy is a disorder of the immune system often also referred to as atopy. Allergic reactions occur to normally harmless environmental substances known as allergens; these reactions are acquired, predictable, and rapid. Animals can have allergies to inhalants, ingestants, contactants, injectants, infectants, physical agents, and mold and fungi. Genetic factors as well as emotional…

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