HEALTH OF YOUR DOG
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Common Problems faced by Dog owners in India.
In India, the most commonly faced problem is external parasitic "infestation
by ticks". This leads to other medical problems and diseases transmitted by
the tick itself. More than that it becomes a problem to the entire household because the
ticks reproduce very fast. There are many chemical preparations available in the market
which can be applied externally and injectable formulations to combat external parasites.
Please ask your vet for advice and follow these basic steps:
* For Mild Infestations:
Apply the recommended medicines externally after a thorough bath.( be sure to tie
the mouth to avoid the dog from licking the medicine)
Allow the Dogs coat to dry completely.
Search and remove the ticks by hand-picking and put them into a bottle of kerosene.
Destroy them later by burning, because ticks can exist without water and food for even
upto a six month period.
*For Heavy Infestations:
When the infestations is too heavy to be controlled in the above manner, take the
advice of your vet and use injectible drugs that will control parasitic infestations.
If you can afford it, buy a Anti-Tick collar and change it according to the manufacturers
Usually, a regular check weekly, and bathing once a month ( or less frequently according
to weather conditions) will ensure that you will not face such problems. Frequent bathing
will remove the natural oil and sheen of the coat.
* The housing quarters of the dog and all the places where the dog sleeps or uses should
be sprayed with pesticides as advised by the Vet. This has to be done simultaneously while
treating the dog.
Hook worm and round worm infestation is the most common problem faced
by Dog owners. Sometimes, even with the utmost care in Cooking the dogs become infested
with the ova, and the adult worms that develop cause many problems. The dog loses weight
or develops a pot-belly. This health loss can be prevented by simple means, such as
regularly deworming the dog. Take your Vet's advice and deworm you dog once in two to
three months. Hook worm infestation particularly can cause a loss of blood. It is not
unusual in an untreated case to see a huge ball of worms inside the stomach if the dog is
other Skin Infections
Demodectic Mange and Sarcoptic Mange infections are quite common in India. The
Demdectic Mange is found in small numbers in a normal health dog itself, but cause a
problem when the dog becomes sick or if there is a disorder in the immune system. They
result in bald inflammed patches of scaly skin, please take your vet's advice in treating
this condition. Regular grooming and keeping the dog clean usually avoids the problem.
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