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If you decide to purchase a four-legged friend, it in an article on what to look for when choosing a puppy. On the day of puppy you should go on a tour to the veterinarian so that you are absolutely sure that your puppy is healthy.
Common infections that lurk at every step of the dogs are dangerous and can cause serious illness or even death. Well done prevention is always a better solution than sequential therapy. Therefore, vaccination. For responsible owners of animal vaccination is commonplace.
Vaccination protects not only your pet, but also other animals with which it comes into contact. In the case of infections that are transmissible to humans also protect yourself. Increased number of unvaccinated dogs and cats leads to the outbreak of many dangerous diseases. It is therefore good to have a lull relatively good health situation and vaccinate animals.
This is another thing that is in charge of your vet. There are many dangerous and insidious disease that could threaten the health of your puppy. Vaccination is therefore protected against the most common diseases.
Such as :
Distemper is a disease that most often infects puppies between 3-6 months, but can occur even in older dogs. It is a very contagious disease that is spread by contact with an infected dog or its secretions. Symptoms: fever initially, which later dropped, but it can be loss of appetite, coughing, diarrhea and vomiting.
Infectious hepatitis is a disease which can be fatal if not treated immediately. It may therefore be very fatal for puppies. The virus attacks the liver. It is transmitted by contact with an infected dog or its secretions. Symptoms: fever, vomiting, abdominal pain or depression.
Leptospirosis is an infectious disease. Two types of the disease caused by similar bacteria. The first attacks the liver and symptoms include depression, fever, vomiting, bloody diarrhea and jaundice. Second bacteria attack the kidneys and has these symptoms - depression, vomiting.
Rabies is a fatal disease that is very dangerous for humans . It is transmitted by the saliva of infected animal bites. It manifests itself in two forms quiet and furious. The symptoms are gradually changed. Initially, irritability, restlessness, excessive salivation later aggression.
Parvovirus is a highly contagious disease that leads to inflammation of the intestines. This disease transfers by contact with an infected dog or its secretions. Symptoms: vomiting, bloody diarrhea, dehydration.Advertisement
Parainfluenza is a disease of the respiratory system. It transfers by contact with an infected dog or its secretions. Symptoms : dry cough, possible vomiting, may cause inflammation of the larynx.
Lyme disease is a disease that is transmitted by infected ticks. Symptoms: loss of appetite, fever, fatigue, joint pain.
Tetanus: Originators of the disease are found everywhere in the environment, soil, water, etc. The dog may become ill after any injury, especially risky is the exchange of deciduous teeth in puppies, as well as for hunting and working dogs, respectively. In dogs occur in the vicinity of horses and ruminants. Manifested by paralysis of striated muscles.
Ringworm is a skin disease caused by fungi. The skin appears bare bearings sedentary scales and can be transmitted to humans. Vaccination may also be used in the treatment of this disease.
For all these diseases exist today effective and safe vaccines for the animal. This prevention is your only protection against them.
From weaning (2 months), puppies are no longer protected by antibodies from their mother. It is an age in which they are particularly susceptible to disease and is therefore essential to immunize them from acquisition. The vaccine is made by 2 shots at one month intervals and annual revaccination is necessary for most diseases.
It is imperative to respect the call dates of vaccines. Otherwise, the immunity that they give the dog may decrease or even disappear. In that case, the dog will not be protected against them and would be exposed to their effects. Sometimes catastrophic.
Remember that it is imperative to respect the call dates of vaccines. Otherwise, the immunity that they give the dog may decrease or even disappear.In that case, the dog will not be protected against them and would be exposed to their effects. Sometimes catastrophic.Advertisement