Parasites and zoonotic diseases

In the summer season outdoor recreation increases, but always remember that sandboxes, gardens and lawns can exist parasites potentially dangerous, because there also pets make their needs contaminating these places.

These parasitic infections are zoonotic , which means that you can spread from animals to humans, you have to take care of the family in general and children in particular of these parasites, which can cause serious health problems, such as blindness in children, see ascaridiasis .

Parasites and zoonotic

Before entering a pet home, there to take it to the Veterinarian for the plan of vaccines , deworming and their prevention advice.

The following parasites represent a risk to pets and people: ascaris , ancyilostomiasis , tapeworms , dermatologists , trichuris vulpi , toxoplasmosis , giardias , and scabies . For more information see parasites.

The parasites removal process may take at least three weeks or longer to be effective, it is a mistake to believe that the over-the-counter anti parasitic medications are effective. Without an adequate analysis of fecal matter is very difficult to know what parasites has the animal to prescribe the antiparasitic suitable for disposal.It is suggested deforming in dogs and Cats Puppies at three weeks of age. Pets must have routine checkups parasites internal and external with a minimum frequency of every three months, these parasitologist tests is one of the most important public health measures and early assessment is essential.

Tips for preventing transmission of parasite animals s people

** Take it to the veterinarian regularly to rule out parasites internal and external.
** Deworming should be prescribed by a veterinarian.
** Avoid interaction between pets and wildlife.
** Do not leave the foods pet outdoors, as it may attract wildlife.
** Collect the fecal matter of pet animals; obey the Ordinances and not enter with pets on beaches, parks and playgrounds.
** Prevent children from playing in public squares sandboxes
** Do not allow children to touch health the dog tray.
** When you change the pebbles of the sanitary tray wear gloves, wash with hot water the tray and wash hands after.
** Pregnant women should wear gloves and masks when they do gardening work and avoid contact with sanitary trays.
** Remove the fecal matter of garden, patio or Park of the House every day.
** Do not feed pets meat raw or semi-cooked.
** Avoid animal depreden and feed birds, rodents, or other wild animals.
** Control of s flea, lice , flies and other insects in the environment of the pet.
** When travelling take water bottled for your pet and avoid to drink from puddles or standing water.
** Wear shoes and socks indoors and outdoors.

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My name is Dr. Winnie. I earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Duke University, a Masters of Science in Biology from St Georges University, and graduated from the University of Pretoria Veterinary School in South Africa. I have been an animal lover and owners all my life having owned a Rottweiler named Duke, a Pekingese named Athena and now a Bull Mastiff named George, also known as big G! I'm also an amateur equestrian and love working with horses. I'm a full-time Veterinarian in South Africa specializing in internal medicine for large breed dogs. I enjoy spending time with my husband, 2 kids and Big G in my free time. Author and Contribturor at SeniorTailWaggers, A Love of Rottweilers, DogsCatsPets and TheDogsBone

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