Тable 1. How Venya has been growing and developing

Inbreeding (Vestnik of RCF № 7)

Motions of the dog


1. After you get the dog at home, try to get the phones and addresses of the closest veterinary clinics or private veterinaries, living nearby as soon as possible.

2. If this is your first dog, we suggest to gain a qualified consultation from the veterinary with regards to the questions of looking after the dog and maintenance of its health. But be careful when you gain advice from the known dog breeders, and especially from occasional people.

3. Carefully watch after your pet, study its behavior and habits. During the walks be interested how the dog exercises it physical needs, pay attention on color of urine and excrement. These notes can be useful during the visits to veterinary.

4. Particularly watch over the behavior of the dog on the street in order to avoid injuries and poisoning. In the flat where the small puppy lives, all the small peaces, medicines, caustic materials should be hided. To the possible extend make unreachable the electric cables for the puppy.

Remember: any unknown subject is tested by teeth!

5. Feed your pet only with the high-quality staff. The feed, which is ready to use, vitamins and food additives should be purchased in the specialized shops and only in the proprietary packages.
Do not conduct an experiment to your dog's stomach!

6. Keep the recommended by veterinary timetable of vaccination, not rarely than once a year bring the dog to the clinic for the preventive observation.

7. If you have any doubt, don't hesitate to contact your doctor and get the required consultancy regarding your dog's health.

Remember: the biological age of a dog compared to the human age changes rapidly - one-year dog equals to 15-20 -year old youth. The delay with the contacting the doctor of just 1 day counts for the 2 weeks of delay, and 1-week delay is equal to not rendering help to the youth within 4-5 months!

How to determine, that the dog is been seek.

The healthy animal has a good appetite, smooth and light coat, cold and damp nose (during the sleep it can be dry), mucous outwards are rose and medium damp. The features of healthy dog are its vivacity and agility. The important criteria for the appraisal of the dog's heath are considered temperature, pulse and frequency of breath.

Тemperature. The increase of temperature may be evidence of the beginning of the illness.

Pulse. Under the calm condition the frequency of pulse beating achieved by a healthy dog lies within 70 to 120 beats per minute. The large dogs have the slowed palpitation. The pulse beating is quickened as soon as the temperature rises.

Frequency of breath. The frequency of breath can be easily determined via the observing the thorax, abdominal wall or nose's wings. The normal frequency constitutes approximately 12 to 25 breath movements per minute. Female dogs breathes more frequently than the males.

Behavior. When sick the behavior of the dog changes. It becomes sluggish, more lies, looks sad, tries to hide in the quite and dark place.

Appetite. An appetite of the sick dog also disrupts. The dog eats badly or gives up eating at all.

Coat cover. Coat cover turns from the shiny and silky to the dishevelled and dull, dandruff appears.

Lymphatic system. The enhanced dimensions of lymphatic knots usually indicates the inflammation.

Thirst. The increased consumption of water can indicate cold, diabetes, dropsy, nephritic insufficiency or other kidneys deceases. If it follows up with the weakness and smell from the jaw, this is likely indicates uraemia.

Vomiting. Vomiting comes out of the hit into the stomach of the poisoned herbs and generally when poisoned, of the warn invasion, transportation of the dog. Vomiting and increasing physical weakness combined with the constipation indicates the impassability of the intestines and presence of the alien staff in the intestines.

Pose. The pose of the dog may tell a lot either. The healthy animal rests or sleeps in the natural pose, straightening the body and stretching the legs. The sick dog takes the forced pose, which help to decrease the sensation of pain. Particularly, during heart decease the dog stands widening the front legs - this facilitatea the breath. The damaged leg kept in the air indicates the [мочекаменной] decease, the discontinuous limping on the back legs on the left or on the right may indicate the sick kidney and etc.

If anything in the health of your dog suggests the fear, call your veterinary or to the closest veterinary clinic!

As per the materials of the "veterinary guide" of traditional and non traditional methods of the dog's cure
(А. Sanin, А. Lipin, Е. Zinchenko)




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