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Be Careful! Pet Can Have Infectious Diseases

Pet Can Have Infectious Diseases

Besides being a love of animals, here are other reasons that make someone decide to raise animals:

  • Friends for at home or during sports such as running, brisk walking, or playing ball
  • Can learn to be personally responsible
  • The entertainers themselves while stress
  • One of the bridges leading social network

Only, should have plenty of time to take care of pets ranging from bathing them, dry them in the morning, clean the cage, feed and drink, and vaccination at a certain age and subsequently once a year. If everything can not be done because it is too busy, you should not keep animals. Not only can make a pet so it is not willing, but also able to facilitate pet stress and immune system decline so susceptible to disease. Fatal, illness pets will be transmitted to you or family through touch, bite, lick, kiss, or droppings.

Toxoplasma

Toxoplasmosis is a disease that can lead to abnormalities in infants in whom abnormalities in the retina of the eye, the baby’s head swell, pata enlarged liver and spleen, mental retardation, and seizures. In fact, the virus toxo can trigger a miscarriage. What are the causes of this disease? The disease is one of them caused by animals like cats, dogs, birds, etc. Why? Meat that is not clean or in a raw state contain a virus toxo. Toxo virus is then transmitted pet going through feces or touch. Therefore, it is important to keep the pet food as well as the use of gloves when cleaning up pet to minimize attacked Toxoplasma disease.

Rabies

  • Fever
  • Difficulty eating
  • Exit lot of saliva
  • Fear of light, water
  • Paralysis
  • Death

be some adverse effects of rabies. Rabies or hydrophobia is an infectious disease because lyssaviruses virus that attacks the brain and nervous system. Dogs, cats, and monkeys are animals that often transmit rabies. How the disease can be transmitted? From bites or scratches from these animals. If the pet is bitten or scratched immediately wash with running water and then use antiseptic drugs or alcohol as a first treatment. Afterwards, immediately go to the nearest clinic or hospital for further treatment. For the prevention of rabies infected pets and transmitted to you or your family, do not forget rabies vaccination.

Bird flu

Avian influenza is a disease due to avian influenza virus (H5N1) that is characterized by the following symptoms:

  • High fever
  • Chills
  • Headache
  • Body felt weak
  • Cough, sore throat, and runny nose

Especially those of you who love to nurture birds, chickens, ducks, or the like, be careful of bird flu. This disease not only can be transmitted through feces, animal meat, and saliva, but also through the air. When birds experience some of the following conditions, be careful because the poultry suspected bird flu: white eyes, seizures, discharge from the eyes/mouth, bleeding spots on the feet, or sudden death. In the process of culling, do not forget to use a mask, gloves, and boots. Not to forget wash your hands thoroughly afterwards. For the prevention of bird flu itself, regularly clean poultry cages, discipline do vaccinations, and spraying disinfectant at poultry cages.

In addition to providing its own happiness, whether it’s raising animals cats, dogs, birds, or other can also be used as an investment. Especially if the pet has a health is okay, skills dazzling, attractive appearance, and behavior of a friendly. However, the pet also can transmit a variety of serious diseases. However, the disease can be prevented by vaccination of certain viruses in pets, clean the cage regularly, bathe regularly, maintain a healthy food and drinks, as well as routine health check to the vet.