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Antiparassitari naturali nel cane: come proteggere dai parassiti

In this article, as spring is coming, we will discuss natural pest control for dogs. In order to protect our animals from pests, we also need to take care of the garden: in this way, we will increase the level of protection for our animals. Many people are lucky enough to have a garden where they can let their dog run around [...]

The importance of antibody titration for vaccination purposes

In this article we discuss antibody titration. In the past, it was a common tendency to subject one's pet to as many vaccinations as possible, so as to preserve it from the onset of the most important infectious diseases, which could have compromised its health status. In this article we discuss the vaccination schedule for parvovirosis, distemper, kennel cough, [...]

Parvovirus in dogs: causes, symptoms and treatment

What is canine parvovirus? Parvo infection, or canine parvovirus (CPV) is a relatively new disease that first appeared in dogs in 1978. Because of the severity of the disease and its rapid spread in the canine population, CPV has attracted great public interest . The virus that causes this [...]

Leptospirosis in dogs: causes, symptoms and treatment

What is leptospirosis in dogs? Leptospirosis is a bacterial disease of dogs and other mammals that mainly affects the liver or kidneys. The bacteria (Leptospira) that cause leptospirosis, commonly called leptospires, thrive in water and have a helical or spiral shape with a characteristic hook on one or both ends. [...]

Ascarids in the puppy: what they are and how to treat them

In this article we will discuss Ascarids in dogs are nematodes (roundworms) that live in the small intestine of dogs, foxes and wolves. What are Ascarids? Ascarids (also known as nematodes) are parasites that live freely in the intestines of dogs, feeding on partially digested intestinal contents. Their name comes from their shape [...]