Vaccinate your cat!

Vaccinate your cat!

Vaccination is aimed at protecting an animal against disease most often from viral or bacterial origin. This is the best way to fight against infectious diseases, recognized and applied universally, both in human and veterinary medicine. Through routine immunization programs, we can hope to eradicate certain diseases as was smallpox in humans in 1981.How often […]

Spraying of cats

Spraying of cats

… has many advantages Avoid females’ heats and unwanted pregnancies Avoid males’ urine marking Limit the fighting and running away Prevent the transmission of sexually transmitted diseases (FIV) For Males: spaying means a surgical removal of the testicles. This procedure is usually performed from the age of 6 months old. The more we wait to […]

Food and behaviour

Food and behaviour

Can certain types of behavior be influenced by diet and to what extent? Levels of influence: By the nutritional components that act on neurotransmitters, either as a lever in a social focus on access to food. Ethology and power modes: Eat or be eaten is a universal law that we tend to forget in house […]

Maladies vectorielle : Moustiques, tiques et puces en première ligne

Maladies vectorielle : Moustiques, tiques et puces en première ligne

Mosquitoes, ticks and fleas are important vectors for human and animal diseases. Human atrocities on the ecosystem generate an increase in the number and geographical distribution of parasites. Consequently, these diseases are becoming an increasing concern. Global warming, destruction of the rural ecosystem ( leveling of slopes, deforestation , pollution, urbanization ) cause a disruption […]

Cataract

Cataract

Cataract is a dog eye disease(occasionally found in cats). The crystalline lens, allowing to focus on images through the retina, undergoes changes. Indeed, the cataract is a clouding of the lens which would normally remain transparent. Symptoms that may make you suspect a cataract are: A change in the look of your pet. An eye […]

Emergencies

Emergencies

What are the most common home accidents in dogs? In cats? Do not remove the NAC, whose proportion is significant, and whose domestic life in terms of emergency conditions certain diseases. Definition of “domestic” = inside the property, enclosed garden, so we eliminate the AVP. The sense of urgency is very subjective. Often they are […]

Fleas

Fleas

Your pets are exposed to numerous internal and external parasites. Among these external parasites, fleas are the most frequently encountered. Fleas in dogs and cats are bloodsucking parasites biting to drink the blood of your pet. During the blood meal, the flea injects a small amount of saliva that can trigger important allergies on sensitive […]

Old animals: behavioral problems

Old animals: behavioral problems

Organic changes observed with age In the brain, there is a dilation of the ventricles, a thinning of the cortex: The neurons stock declines. A diffuse deposition of amyloid plaques causes neuronal death and the release of free radicals (toxic). Blood perfusion decreases, predisposing the brain to anoxia. The fluidity and membranal cell transport decrease, […]