Diseases and Symptoms:
Apart from accidental injury or illness resulting in special cases (contamination with a congener,insect bites or mites,viruses, etc …), there are two types of conditions which are exposed dogs: Hereditary diseases,genetically transmitted.They can occur at birth or can appear later.Congenital diseases,present at birth.They can be inherited or caused by different factors (viruses, drugs).Any responsible breeder will inform you of health risks faced by your new companion,and predispositions attached to the breed.Thus for example the white dogs are prone to deafness,large breeds to hip dysplasia,breeds miniature ball joints and the dislocations in the brachycephalic prognathism and collapse of the trachea.During your first visit to the vet,it will be useful to learn about these particular points,so as to prevent later problems.Good health is the overriding factor for the development of your pet!
The average temperature of the dog is between 38 and 39 °.In some breeds,like the Husky,it is less than half a degree.The heart of small dogs beats faster than larger individuals.The pulses can range from 80/minute to a Great Dane to 180 in a very small dog .. The heart beats puppies on average 20% faster than that of an adult.Fatigue,fever and depression,sudden change of attitude,weight loss or lack of obvious interest to stimulation are all signs of affection.The veterinarian’s diagnosis is imperative so advised.The following instructions are given for information only and should in no way replace the diagnosis of a medical professional.
Disorders And Symptom
The cycle is interrupted or eliminated altogether. This condition is due to an ovarian cyst or disorders of stimulation and can escalate into more serious problems.
Decrease or complete loss of appetite.It can have several causes: psychological,oral or intestinal disease.
Symptoms: They are obvious and can usefully guide the veterinarian in his diagnosis.
Joint inflammation caused by infection and following septicemia,trauma or infection surrounding the involved joint.Or non-infectious and immune-mediated.This is called arthritis.
Symptoms: The joints are hot,painful and swollen. The dog box and sometimes fever.
Chronic rheumatism,painful and deforming, which affects the joints,but not inflammatory.Symptoms: The dog box and refuses or is reluctant to certain physical exercises.Crises often occur in wet or after a sustained effort.
Hereditary condition that appears around the age of 4 or 5 years and leading to blindness.It is common in the Poodle and the Cocker.Symptoms: The first signs are often detect the evening as this disease causes decreased vision in low light.
It may indicate a transient or ankylosis resulting from an old wound.A fracture or sprain. Joint disease.Osteoarthritis in the elderly.At the German Shepherd,it can be dune myelitis,spinal cord disease common in this breed.Deep affection of the respiratory system.It can be caused bacterial,viral,infectious or caused by irritants.Symptoms: The dog in fifths painful coughs that can cause it to vomit. The cough then becomes dry and painful.
These are crystals,or stones,which are localized in the kidneys,bladder or urethra.
Symptoms: Pain during urination.
Edema or clouding of the lens.
Symptoms: Blue stain of the eye.
Collapse of the trachea which causes coughing and difficulty breathing. The toy breeds are prone. Obesity and stress are contributing factors.
Symptoms: cough, throat clearing.
Infectious or allergic condition, often less serious.
Symptoms: eye tearful.
Issue of dried feces, and can be painful. She may have a cause traumatic or food, and lead to coprostasis.
Symptoms: The dog emits little screams of pain when defecating. He is reluctant to go meet his needs.
They may indicate: Tumor, edema or cerebral hemorrhage. Epilepsy. Intoxication. Hypoglycemia. Meningitis. Encephalitis.
Symptoms: The animal becomes aggressive,bump,or turning around remains prostrate.
Inflammation of the bladder wall.It can be mild or hide a bladder tumor. Its origin can also be caused extra-bladder: metritis or vaginitis in females,prostatitis in the male.
When the dog scratches frequently or excessively, it may be simply the presence of microchips.
Some dogs like German shepherds, are very sensitive to their bites. Otherwise, it is skin conditions which the veterinarian will determine the cause. The itching in the anal region, known as “sign of the sleigh,” report the presence of worms or engorgement of the anal glands.
Dermal parasitic disease,caused by a mite, Demodex canis, which mainly affects young dogs. The acute form causes a bacterial infection.
Symptoms: depilations round on the face, or generalized throughout the body. The skin is oily and smelly. In the more severe form, the dog is dehydrated and death can occur very quickly.
They can be produced by excessive scratching. Otherwise it may be a fungal infection, or hormonal disease, such as hypothyroidism or hyperadrenocorticism.
Symptoms: Small circular areas of hair removal indicate a yeast infection. Large a hormonal disease.
Pruritus, or itch, is due to parasitic and infectious causes, but may be allergic. The causes are multiple.
Symptoms: The dog will scratch violently.
Disease found in many mammals, own a few breeds, including the Rhodesian Ridgeback and Thai, Boxer and Shih-Tzu, who comes in the form of a cyst, neoplasm incidence. It is distinguished from dermoid cyst in Nature bénine.
It exists in two forms:
The Tasteless: Increased urine emitted, due to a hormonal disorder or a psychological disorder. Sometimes it is caused by kidney damage.
Symptoms: Increased thirst. Very frequent urination.
The Sweet: Concentration of glucose in the blood.
Symptoms: Frequent urination and thirst. Possible sudden cataract. Weight loss.
Any abnormality in the stools, in the appearance or frequency, may be a condition.
Symptoms: The presence of blood, mucus, and vomiting or abdominal pain will guide the veterinarian in his diagnosis.
If it is persistent, it may indicate a parasitic infection or fungal sinus tumor, it is tinged with blood. Sneezing with regular light emission of blood may indicate a lung disease.
Symptoms: obvious.Eyelid disorder characterized by the outwardly reversed. It can be congenital, as in the St. Bernard or Cocker,or inflammatory origin.
Symptoms: Inflammation of the conjunctiva, tearing.Or Rickettsia. Disease transmitted by ticks and the causative agent of which is localized in red blood cells. This condition is more common in North Africa, around the Mediterranean basin and in southern France.
Symptom: The animal stopped eating. He seems depressed and is feverish. Nosebleeds and bruising. Pale mucous membranes by anemia.
Multiple lesions in the central nervous system, brain and spinal cord. It can be viral, bacterial or parasitic.
Symptoms: Convulsions, paralysis, coma.Often mild intestinal inflammation. Chronic, it can hide pancreatic insufficiency or renal failure, among others.
Symptoms: Acute diarrhea.Winding of the lid inwardly. It can be congenital in the chow, the Dogue Poodle or German for example, or result from trauma.
Symptoms: Irritation, conjunctivitis. The dog rubs his eyes constantly.Nervous affection reaching young adults and more common in certain breeds such as German Shepherds, Poodles, Cocker Spaniels and Dachshunds.
Symptoms: The dog falls, loses consciousness, drooling, urinates and defecates on him. The crisis lasted several minutes and the animal is without appearing to suffer unduly. In the less severe form, the animal is caught flickers and tremors.
Apart from the shortness of the passenger to a recent physical exertion, it may be a sign of a respiratory or cardiac. Pulmonary edema or diaphragmatic hernia, for example.
Symptoms: Shortness of breath is accompanied by difficulty breathing and increased heart rate.Parasitic disease that can be contagious to humans and is caused by a mite, mite. It can develop into secondary bacterial infection and cause death.
Symptoms: The dog scratches constantly. Redness are found at the bottom of the body, limbs and head. Generalized depilation. The skin is greasy and covered buttons. Lesions appear on the elbows and ears.
Skin disease caused by a parasite, the mites, and that causes skin damage.
Symptoms: The dog scratches his ears often. Ear wax is dark and smelly. If the dog constantly shakes his head, there may be rupture of a vessel, with appearance of a hematoma. The ear is swollen and hanging.Irritation or inflammation of the stomach, which can be benign in the case of rapid absorption, or infectious.
Symptoms: Vomiting. Inflammation of the stomach and intestines, often infectious, bacterial or viral infection in puppies. It can be very serious, especially in certain breeds like the Rottweiler.
Symptoms: Vomiting and diarrhea, sometimes accompanied by fever.
Inflammatory disease of the oral cavity, caused by the calculus, caries. It can hide more serious conditions like kidney failure.
Symptoms: They are not obvious. The animal’s saliva or embarrassed when he eats when the pain becomes more acute.Increased intraocular pressure, causing decreased vision and up to the loss of sight.
Symptoms: Eyeball swollen and painful.Common condition in patients with floppy ears. This is a lesion of the auricular artery.
Symptoms: The dog scratches his ear as if trying to get rid of a foreign body.
Close to the distemper, it affects the puppy in his general condition. The animal is feverish and suffering from gastroenteritis, conjunctivitis and lymphadenitis.
Symptoms: Fever, lethargy, vomiting, diarrhea, conjunctivitis, keratitis, swollen lymph nodes.Degradation of hemoglobin may be due to different causes, all serious. Tissue, mucosa, feces and urine darken or turn yellow.
Symptoms: The color change is the main alert.This is done for a dog to urinate without being able to remember and often without realizing the same account. Incontinence can be intermittent or permanent, and the causes are multiple injuries, inflammations, etc. …
Symptoms: They are obvious, especially for the housewife.
Circulatory failure which causes edema or ascites.
Symptoms: Coughing and exercise intoleranceAnd aggravation of the condition by breathing difficulties, cyanosis and syncope.Alteration of liver function that can be of infectious, toxic or inflammatory.
Symptoms: Depression,fever,vomiting and dehydration.It is a lack of enzymes to facilitate digestion.We meet this condition in young German Shepherd who suffer from atrophy of the pancreas.
Symptoms: Emaciation,diarrhea.Loose stools and discolored, with undigested food.