It is not a secret for anyone that regular examination by a veterinarian is the main method of prevention and early diagnosis of various diseases of any animals, ferrets are no exception.
Many diseases of domestic ferrets are often asymptomatic as long as the disease can no longer be controlled and effectively helping the animal becomes a non-trivial task. Continue reading
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
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