How to Treat Infected Neuter Incision An infected neuter incision on a dog is not so common but it does happen. It occurs when there is a proliferation of bacteria on the incision site. This bacterial invasion leads to damage of body tissues around the neuter incision site and thus inhibits the healing process. It results in discharge buildup and inflammation. In most cases, it is as a result of poor aftercare of the incision.
Parvo in the dog looks a lot like other viruses causing hemorrhagic gastroenteritis bloody diarrhea , vomiting, lethargy and death. Two other viruses causing the same symptoms are Rotavirus and Corona virus. There are vaccines for both parvo and corona viruses but not for rotavirus. If you are adverse to vaccinating then you can cut back on vaccinating for these disease to every few years once you get past the challenge stage of that first year. Dogs that usually break with parvo are either not vaccinated or their mother has never been vaccinated or they have been exposed to a really hot form of the virus at too young of an age. Unfortunately many people with parvo puppies could not afford to vaccinate so now they are in big trouble because their veterinarian wants them to pay lots of money up front to treat the puppy.
Download PDF What is acral lick dermatitis? The name for this condition stems from its location acral — meaning on the extremities and from its cause licking. They may spend hours engaged in this activity every day. An infected, non-healing wound eventually arises at the site. What causes lick granulomas?
Do Skunks Make Good Pets You most probably know skunks for their ability to spray some terrible fluid on perceived enemies. This may thus leave you wondering do skunks make good pets? Pet skunks have their scent emitting glands removed at about the age of four years. This, though, is illegal in the UK.