Panleukopenia cats: symptoms, treatment, vaccinations
Feline panleukopenia (also known as infectious enteritis or cat plague) is caused by a virus of the family Parvoviridae, of the genus Parvovirus (a small, small-sized DNA-containing virus with icosahedral symmetry). It is considered a type species of the genus.
This is one of the most resistant viruses of this group, which has been known for over 100 years. It is 98% homologous to parvovirus type 2 dogs (CPV-2). Continue reading
Piroplasmosis (babesiosis) of dogs: symptoms, diagnosis, treatment
There are two types of Babesia that can infect dogs:
Babesia canis and Babesia vogeli, which are also known as “big babesies”.
Babesia gibsoni and Theileria annae, similar to the Babesia microti species, are called “small babesies”. Continue reading
Overheating and heat stroke in dogs and cats
Never leave a pet alone in the car while it’s hot in the street. Even if the car windows are open and it is in the shade! You will be greatly surprised how quickly a parked car can turn into a stove.
Do not do intensive workouts with your dog in hot weather. Walk your dog early in the morning and late in the evening when it’s cool outside. Continue reading