In the offseason, cats and dogs are also prone to colds, just as we are. How to protect your pet from all these diseases, find out the Annunciation, “Komsomolskaya Pravda”.
Bloch basement, addictive
Closer to winter in houses are massively moving basement flea. Many people think they are not too serious enemy to the animals. Well, scratch pet, that’s all. It is actually much more dangerous.
– First, multiple flea bites can cause dermatitis, inflammation followed by the entry of infections. Secondly, some types of fleas and ticks can carry pathogens of human diseases: plague, tularemia, rickettsial and other, – explains the employee of the Annunciation of the veterinary clinic Vladimir Mokhov. – The fleas still bite someone – basement rats, our dogs or us, so theoretically through the flea can be infected with anything.
So – run to the drugstore for shampoos, sprays and other drugs against fleas. Note, incidentally, that sometimes it is not enough to only handle the animal. To destroy eggs and flea larvae on the floor and furniture you can use the same sprays and shampoos. Continue reading
According to who, in 2000-2001, more than 70 registered emergency major outbreaks of infectious diseases that swept tens of thousands of people. More than half of the foci falls on dangerous and especially dangerous zoonotic diseases, including bacterial nature: it is the plague, anthrax, etc.
Many causative agents of these infections belong to the so-called critical biological agents of category “A” (pathogens of plague, tularemia, anthrax) and “B” (causative agents of brucellosis, rickettsial, Sapa) – potential agents of bioterrorism.
In the recent past zoonotic infection was detected mostly in rural areas, where their main sources were agricultural animals, and many species of wild animals living in natural foci of infection.
Over the past decades in many regions of Russia there is a steady “urbanization” zoonotic diseases: the share of urban population accounts for 80% of reported cases of tularemia, leptospirosis and other infections in this group.
The main reasons are: increase in urban population, high level of clinical and laboratory diagnosis in urban environments, and also expansion of city boundaries with the development of natural-focal areas for parks, landscape gardening associations and etc. Continue reading