Animal diseases

Discopathy in dogs

Discopathy (disk prolapse) – a herniated disc. The disease is common in certain breeds of dogs.

The most disease-prone Pekingese, French bulldogs and dachshunds. A little less sick pugs, poodles, beagles and Cocker spaniels. These dogs belong to the so-called chondrodystrophic breeds. Many owners of discopathy know before buying a puppy. In most cases, problems appear between the ages of 4-7 years. It was at this time dogs can sometimes be paralysis of the hind limbs. Usually a couple of hours before the animal was completely healthy.

Dislocations in animals

A dislocation is a displacement of the articular ends of bones, in which animals (fully or partially) broken their contact.

Dislocations can be full (articular ends completely lose contact) or incomplete (partially lost contact). While not violating the integrity of the skin is considered a simple dislocation, when the breach is open.

Automotive polytrauma in dogs

Automotive polytrauma in dogs are among the most severe and common injuries. At such injuries have multiple injuries. Most often it is the hip fracture or pelvis, injuries to internal organs (rupture of the liver, bladder, kidneys or spleen). In traumatic moscowipravo, possible skull fracture, with subsequent development of hemothorax.

False pregnancy and mastitis in dogs and cats (animals)

False pregnancy in animals – physiological, natural process that is not associated with any disease. This state of the organism usually occurs in unfertilized females, approximately six weeks after estrus. Usually this condition is associated with features of the functions of gipotalamusa or ovaries.

Chronic renal failure in animals

CRF ( chronic renal failure ) – very heavy, in most cases, irreversible renal function impairment in animals. Usually, in the first place is dysfunction of the discharge of nitrogen products. The causes of the disease in animals is untreated or undertreated pyelonephritis, or nephritis.

Urolithiasis (urolithiasis) in animals

Urolithiasis – a disease in which the animals in the urinary tract and kidneys are formed urinary stones. It is usually associated with disorders of metabolism and often leads to chronic inflammation of the urinary tract. Sometimes it happens and on the contrary, when inflammation leads to the formation of stones. The disease also contributes to the treatment of animals sulfa drugs. The disease in its frequency ranks second (after diseases of the gastrointestinal tract). Animals are usually affected in the second half of his life. Often kidney stones, the disease is “hidden”, which leads to a significant aggravation.

The corneal ulcers in animals

Corneal ulcer in animals is a type of keratitis in which inflamed the surface of the eye and its transparent shell. Thus there is a loss of the surface layer (epithelium) and damaged the deeper layers.

A corneal ulcer is quite difficult to recognize because the symptoms are not specific and vary from minor discomfort in eyes (squinting, redness, tearing) to severe pain, photophobia, severe watery eyes, discharge (mucus, pus, blood). Sometimes there are other changes of the ocular surface: the darkening, ingrowth into the cornea, blood vessels, blurred, violation of sphericity of the cornea, nodular surface.

Otitis external ear in animals

Otitis externa in animals – the inflammation of one of the parts of the ear canal.

Many causes of disease. It can be parasitic infestation, allergic reaction (drug, food or atopic), obstruction of the auditory canal tumor, increased secretion of sulfur. Also, otitis media may develop when injected into the ear canal foreign bodies (stem of grass, hair and so on).

Acute renal failure in animals

Acute renal failure is a very severe disease of animals. Manifested by disturbances in the functional activity of the kidneys. This leads to disruption of water-electrolyte and acid-base balances, in reduction of launches buds of different substances (urea, water, creatinine, potassium). This results in the delay of nitrogen products produced during catabolism.

Acute renal failure may be infectious, toxic or ischemic nature.

Atopic dermatitis in animals

Atopic dermatitis is an Allergy in animals by substances in the external environment. The disease is the second largest (after the flea). The first signs of dermatitis usually begin to appear in age from 10 months to 3 years.

Cause atopic dermatitis can different substances (dust, pollen, mold). Only one microscopic dose for the occurrence of reactions. So as to isolate the animal from external environment is impossible, this type of Allergy requires lifelong treatment. Allergy is not cured, but you can find a treatment that will provide the animal a comfortable life and existence.

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