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If cancer is a terrible disease in humans, for dogs is no less, not to say the suffering of the owner to see how your pet suffers. The big question: What causes cancer in dogs? A very important factor is age certainly, is that as the dog gets older, your chances of getting the disease increase greatly. Another reason is that there has been adequately sterilized pet.
As in people in dogs are also given different types of cancer, the most frequent osteosarcoma, which is bone cancer, common in large size dogs, skin cancer, also common in older dogs, noting that there are breeds more prone to contracting, as boxers, mastiffs or terriers, testicular cancer, breast, uterine and ovarian cancer, lymphosarcoma, which is cancer of the lymphatic system and is the primary defense against diseases and leukemia, bone marrow cancer.
Treating cancer in dogs depends on the veterinarian’s diagnosis, which will determine what type of cancer it is and Dende. This will send complete blood analysis and urine, biopsy, cytology and radiographs. Depending on the results indicate the treatment, which can be as wide as drugs, surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, cryosurgery-to-small tumors, and photodynamic therapy-inject dye into cancer cells.
To easily prevent some types of cancer, testicular, breast, in dogs it is best to sterilize early, avoid prolonged sun exposure, and something as mundane as the dog should be palpated both brushing or massaging.
Buying the right think for our dog is not always easy. Whether in a large area in the supermarket or a specialty shop, we find a multitude of brands and products that assure us that cover all the nutritional needs of your pet, regardless of this. To choose the right diet, we must take into account age, physical exercises usually carried out our dog and what your metabolism.
Once you have determined what is the need of our dog according to these variables, we choose the food that is healthier for it. To do this we must read the label, where you will find information on product ingredients, which help us to eliminate some products or opt for others.
We must be careful if food composition containing the corn, since it is difficult to digest for dogs and can also cause allergies. We must also avoid foods that contain sugar, gluten, salt, flavorings, as this usually indicates that they are not very good quality and require additives to improve taste and be more palatable to the animal. It is also advisable to discard those feed containing dyes, whether artificial or natural.
It is best to choose feeds that specify what kind of meat and fat they contain, because it can determine its impact on animal health. It is essential fatty acid Omega 6 because they keep hair in good condition of the animal and omega 3, as they contribute to the health of the animal’s skin.
If they contain grains, it is best to be as plain rice, as it is more digestible and healthier for the dogs. They should also contain vitamins and minerals such as vitamin E, biotin, copper and iron.
In Spain canius lupus has existed since time immemorial has been since ancient times, revered or hated by his ways. Domesticated since the dawn of time, since we know that all dogs come in the beginning of a wolf because they are of the same family of dogs. But there have been persecuted as an enemy of man by attacks livestock and is a predator and a hunter.
Although in this paper we discuss the carnivore in our peninsula that is the native, has cousins and relatives as other species such as coyotes, jackals, foxes and wild dogs and others and not just exist in Spain and Europe, but is located in many parts of the planet. They usually go in packs and is quite adaptable to many kinds of habitat. It feeds on small animals like rodents or any other type of dam deer, fallow deer and wild boar.
Being so trapped, the early seventies there were only about four copies in Spain. Hunting and traps as well as popular culture and thoughts about supposed enemies considered for the communities of wolves almost to extinction.
However with the arrival of the famous naturalist, the late Felix Rodriguez de la Fuente, completely changed the view of the Spanish. His staunch defense coexisting and showing the lifestyle of these animals, followed for many jordandas showed where their customs, family life and causes that denotes that only attack prey to eat and provide sustenance for themselves and family. Without even hunger strike and walk in front of their victims as anyone. Read the rest of this entry »
Changes in temperature have important effects on the animals, as with humans. Dogs generally are the ones who suffer most and winter is the season of the year in which as many precautions are recommended to take. The first thing to remember is that any pet at home we must have current vaccinations.
The dogs are very cold and at times when temperatures are lower need a little more than provide shelter. In winter it is very common to find clothes for dogs, and can leverage some existing models. If you want more home can use yarn or fabric cocerles tejerles or warm clothing.
If you have cats do not bother to buy warm clothes because it probably wrecking a few minutes of having it. The cats hate having extra weight in your body, and it is best to leave them with uncovered hair. The cat is an animal that book very well known heat and manages perfectly to not suffer the winter indoors.
Some cities have certain parks or natural areas for dogs to run free without a leash. Note that because there are so many dogs without straps there is a potential for problems. Some things to remember are:
Keep your dog current on their vaccines. There is a high risk that your dog from getting diseases from other dogs in the park or feces have not been collected.
The cubs have not yet fully developed immune system. Do not take a walk at least until age 6 months.
Aggressive dogs should not be loose without leashes. Represent a danger to people and other pets, even if it is kept on a leash.
The main thing to make walking your dog is to know that he comes when called, otherwise it can lead to an obedience class or find a dog trainer.
Dogs incredibly love pets, and become a vital part of our lives. For this reason more and more people decide to marry their dog is part of the ceremony and festivities. Years ago it was unthinkable to marry the watchful care of our dog, but is now very fashionable.
As will be imagined, the dress is very important for dogs to be participants in a wedding ceremony. For this reason it is now very common to find designer clothing designed specifically for dogs, and we cannot forget the accessories.
One of the problems that arise when taking the dog to the wedding is that not many dance halls that allow Pets. To avoid any inconvenience it is best to take advantage of times of the year with better weather for the outdoor festivities. In this way the pet will enjoy the most important day of your life.
The Shetland Sheepdog dog breed is native to the Shetland Islands, the northeast coast of Scotland, comes from several crosses in antiquity, with race Yakkin of Ireland, is a miniature Rouge.
The Shetland Islands have a climate with low temperatures, windswept, rocky soil are very poor places where sheep farming is one of the major livelihoods.
The appearance of the Shetland Sheepdog, is beautiful and delicate, but quite the opposite, it is very tough, originated as a sheepdog, and working in adverse conditions.
Today for its beauty, subtlety, and intelligence, has become a companion dog, with very good results in obedience competitions. Read the rest of this entry »
One of the minutiae of many dogs have fur is quite long. While it is very pleasing to the aesthetic of the animal, their care is quite problematic for owners, especially when we are several hours away from home and we can not give the animal the necessary attention.
Having a dog with long hair requires intensive care, with brushed daily to prevent tangling and mess. For this reason it is always good to take our pet dog to the hairdresser for a haircut. This will benefit both the dog and his master.
A dog with short coat is recommended, especially when we live in an apartment or a house of small dimensions. Thus the animal does not lose large amounts of hair will not require intensive care can not provide due to time and will also be less prone to fleas and ticks.
When we adopt a dog puppy have to be ready for the storm to be unleashed at home. When they are young dogs have a tendency to chew furniture and want to play with anything that appears on its way.
For this reason it is always recommended buying some dog toys to keep our objects are destroyed in seconds. But we must also be careful not to deliver any item that is dangerous to themselves.
The most recommended dog toys for dogs are: a tennis ball (may bite but do not break easily), a stuffed toy (very good company, especially at bedtime) and some edible toy shaped bone to strengthen its teeth.
The aim is to accustom puppies to use their toys and do not use the furniture or shoes of their masters to quench your boredom. If puppies do not tend to use their own items when they grow up will be difficult to control.
Sue Williams, is a dog trainer who trains them to present them in competition, but where the trained, Louie was a very friendly little pig dogs.
Louie looked at everything they did their friends the dogs and if they performed correctly gave him a cookie reward. Louie is 9 months and started to do the same things that make the 15 dogs, to appear in competition.
The little pig, is training with the dogs, the agility course, which is a sport that made the dogs in the canine competitions. The pig from time to be with the dogs, is that it feels more and performs all tests, both running, and jumping, with great skill and agility, like dogs.
Take a walk when trouble does he put the belt when he put the belt leaves the coach, like a dog. Very quiet place long walks, which determines the coach Sue. Everyone wonders what is the secret to Louie act in this way. Sue Williams, believes that the incentive given after testing, has much to do in the conduct of Louie.
She gives them a ginger cookie, that Louis loves and strives to make good tests to receive the incentive, and wants to do more and better and better, to get more and more ginger cookies. The coach has a dream that Louis can compete at Crufts, the most prestigious competition in the UK.