There are vaccines prepared for common diseases in cats and dogs. These vaccines ensure that your cats and dogs are immune to these diseases. Therefore, we do not recommend that you walk your cats and dogs that have not started the vaccination program and / or have not been immunized at a sufficient level, in a way that they are in contact with the ground. Please consult your physician for detailed information.
Feeding cats and dogs with professional serial foods prepared considering their digestive and metabolic activities minimizes the risk of nutritional diseases. In addition, the mouth taste that will develop with home cooking will also cause selectivity. Therefore, feeding him with a professional series of food and continuous fresh water throughout his life will help prevent the risk of nutritional diseases. Consult your physician for detailed information.
Although the exit procedures for cats and dogs differ from country to country, some procedures are similar. These procedures are as follows; 1- To have rabies vaccination and MICROCHIP 2-To have a Rabies Blood Titration test 30 days after the rabies vaccination. 3- After the appropriate rabies blood titration test, waiting in our country for 90 days without leaving. 4- Obtaining a travel passport from the Provincial Directorates of Food, Agriculture and Livestock, at most 10 days before the day of departure, following the 90-day period. (It is necessary to go with the person who will be with you on the flight and with the documents). is requested. *** You can ask your veterinarian for detailed information.
Bad breath; Contrary to what is known among the people, it can be caused not only by parasites but also by dozens of different reasons. One of them is oral disorders. Some of these can also be dental caries, gum infections, and other stomatitis conditions. For this reason, we recommend that you have a detailed veterinary examination in puppies with severe bad breath.
After your cats and dogs have their first vaccinations, these animals are usually immune to specific infectious diseases. Veterinary control is essential, along with periodic vaccinations every year. Although it is related to care and nutrition, kidney, heart and liver diseases begin to be seen frequently in these creatures starting from 5-6 years of age.
This habit, known by its medical name as caprophagy, is undoubtedly an undesirable behavior. Ingestion of non-food foreign bodies can cause digestive disorders in animals. It can cause blockages in the digestive tract and can be the source of symptoms such as vomiting and constipation. Bleeding, tearing and injuries may also occur during swallowing of stinging and cutting non-food items. This bad habit can be related to the lack of some mineral substances, or it can be caused by the wrong behavior of the owner. In dogs, many reasons can lead the animal to eat its own feces. The smell of food in poorly digested dog feces can also attract dogs. Some dog owners; if the dog does not defecate under the control of its owner and does it in places such as huts, it tends to punish the dog when there is no defecation with the dog; This behavior can be even more encouraging to the dog if he resorts to methods of punishment, such as sniffing his mouth and sticking the dog's nose in the feces.
Early and abrupt weaning by humans, usually for commercial reasons, causes significant future problems for cats and dogs. First of all, it causes the insufficiency of immune colostral antibodies that will pass from mother's milk to the offspring and therefore the offspring remain vulnerable to infectious diseases. In addition, it causes some congenital (congenital) defects and alimentary disorders. It also causes the development of socialization problems in our offspring. For these reasons, weaning of kittens and puppies should not be abrupt; Gradually and gradually wean weaning by feeding dairy-based foods, little bits of ground meat, well-cooked cereals or instant formulas, and in phases 3-6. It should be done from the week onwards. In addition, we should not neglect to give mineral substances during this period. It should not be forgotten that early weaning causes some problems in the mother, especially breast diseases. In order not to cause all these situations and to avoid future problems, keeping in close contact with your veterinarian since the conception of your pet will form the basis of raising healthy puppies and avoiding problems in the mother.
Dogs, especially cats, sometimes lick many parts of their bodies as well as their genitals to clean themselves. This is not a pathological condition, but a purely physiological-instinctive behavior. However, licking these areas frequently and sometimes scratching or scratching may indicate that there may be some allergic diseases in the body, and should bring to mind the possibility of obstruction (stone, sand) in the urinary tract, which is common in cats. It is observed that cats in this condition often take a peeing position, cannot urinate, or do it drop by drop. If the color of the urine is cloudy in addition to these symptoms, you should definitely consult your veterinarian. Before coming to this situation, animal owners should meticulously observe the urine and defecation status of their pets, and should contact the physician when they see any abnormal behavior.
Barking is the most natural behavior of dogs. It is a form of voice. There is a problem with a dog that never barks. Some dog breeds may bark more. However, the constant barking of dogs in our homes is an undesirable problem, especially in apartment life. In this type of barking dogs, there may be unnoticed diseases, as well as many psycho-social causes and disorders. At the beginning of these, there may be factors that trigger barking, such as the owner's absence at home, the desire to play with the owner, exciting and stimulating factors in the environment. Professional training at a young age can prevent such problems before they begin. Undoubtedly, at the beginning of the reasons that push dogs to bark constantly, there may be reasons such as not being fed enough, not being walked outside, not exercising enough, care and feeding errors, as well as pathological causes such as urinary and defecation problems. Dogs' strangeness about their place is also one of the reasons observed. Sometimes, behavioral disorder can be the main cause. In such cases, you should definitely consult a veterinarian.
Dental calculus (tartars) is not a disease, but a mineral build-up in dental plaque. They also contain bacteria and cause tooth decay, gingivitis and bad breath. Roughened tooth surfaces also trigger stone build-up. In addition, the constant feeding of cats and dogs with soft foods can be considered as the underlying cause of the formation of dental calculus. As a precaution, you should make it a habit to brush your cats and dogs' teeth with toothpaste and toothbrushes specific to them, and pay attention to mouth and teeth cleaning. You should take care to feed them with dry food and help them clean their teeth by giving them artificial bones. There are also formulas on the market that can prevent tartar to some extent. All this is to prevent the formation of dental calculus. These measures are not effective after tartar has formed. You must take it to the veterinarian for dental cleaning under anesthesia.
Thanks to the sterilization operation performed in the period of 4-6 months, you will protect your female animals against female diseases. It provides protection against breast tumors, uterine inflammation (pyometra), ovarian tumors. Having neutered dogs without showing any anger provides 85% protection for breast tumors, while the rate decreases when they show anger. However, one of the most important factors that ensure a longer life is that it is sterile.
Cats are active at night. Wild cats hunt at night. Instincts nudge your cat to play with something when the lights are out and everyone is in bed. The reason for the glass clinking on the table in complete silence is, of course, your cat. These behaviors of your cat are expected to decrease within 6-12 months according to your reactions. Your reaction is very important. You reinforce this behavior if you give a cat wet food to get out of bed at 5 a.m. to get out of its owner's bed and try to wake him up. If your reaction is to shut the bedroom, you may cause other behavioral problems. Sometimes it's best to ignore. It will decrease over time and will adapt to living with you.
Cats and dogs can move around in very dim light as easily as they can see in the light. Thanks to a layer that acts as a mirror in the back muscle of their eyes, they reproduce a small amount of light. So you don't need to turn on the light in the dark. Music can be much better for our pet friends who are left alone for long periods of time.
Female cats enter heat in the 4-6 month period. In some cats, this time can be extended up to 8-10 months of age. Loud meowing and vocalizations that are different from normal are the most common occurrences in female cats. They walk closer to the ground as if they can't stand on their hind legs. He holds his tail to the side. The most obvious behavior is when he is petted from his back to his coccyx, he lifts his butt and lifts his tail up.
Some breeds of animals require regular maintenance. Even if combing is done at regular intervals, due to situations such as the incompatibility of the hair structure of the used comb, the hair of the cat or dog becomes too tangled and becomes in a state that prevents the skin from breathing. This is definitely the most important reason to shave. Situations other than this are not mandatory, they are more optional and preferable.
Of course, people's physical and mental health should be of primary importance when looking after pets. If your doctor tells you that you should not share the same environment with your pet, if you have any allergies to cat/dog hair, living together may cause you to lose your health. If you want to continue living together despite everything, you can reduce the amount of allergens in the house with a little attention. Putting the cat litter box in an area you never use, routine cleaning done by someone other than you. Not sharing your space with the cat for most of your time at home. Considerations such as not taking it into your bedroom can be taken. Although it is not very effective, shaving is recommended at regular intervals to reduce the amount of hair in the environment. No one goes to sleep on a wooden surface when they are allergic to house dust mites. Likewise, since you have allergies, the first thing to do is to arrange the environment instead of removing the animal from the house. Despite the precautions taken, if there is a situation that threatens your health, it is best to follow your doctor's advice.
Contamination is mainly by contact of the infected animal with a healthy animal. In addition, it is possible to be transmitted by materials carrying scabies microbe. Raising animals together in closed areas facilitates the transmission of the disease. Demodex mange is transmitted between the same species (dog to dog), other than that, there is no transmission from cat to dog, dog to cat or human. Although Sarcoptes scabies is not easily transmitted to humans, it cannot survive here and may only cause temporary itching or allergies. In addition, demodex type scabies is present in small numbers in most dogs, normally without causing any clinical signs. Therefore, it is considered a normal skin fauna in dogs. Dogs acquire the parasite while sucking milk from their mothers within 72 hours of birth. Clinical infection is rare in normal healthy animals.