The most common diseases of dogs in winter

Dog infectious hepatitis: this disease is not transmitted to people. Canine infectious hepatitis is an acute septic infectious disease caused by canine adenovirus type I. Jaundice, anemia and corneal opacity are the main clinical symptoms? Blue eye disease Characterized by elevated body temperature. Infectious hepatitis occurs regardless of gender and age. Although it can occur in dogs of all ages, there are many cases in young dogs, and their condition is also serious, and the mortality is also high.

This disease is different from canine distemper. It is generally not infected through the respiratory tract but mainly through the digestive tract. The incubation period is about 7 days. The most acute cases died within hours after vomiting, abdominal pain and diarrhea. In acute cases, there are symptoms such as depression, chills, fear of cold, body temperature rising to about 40.5 ℃, loss of appetite, love of drinking water, vomiting, diarrhea, etc. in the late stage of acute symptoms, anemia, jaundice, pharyngitis, tonsillitis and lymphadenopathy can be seen; The characteristic symptoms are also manifested in the eyes, with corneal turbidity turning blue, corneal and conjunctival edema, eyes semi closed, and a large number of serous secretions; The characteristic of corneal opacity is that it diffuses from the center to the periphery, and serious cases can cause corneal perforation. Most dogs whose corneal opacity gradually subsides can recover.

Canine adenovirus type II infection: canine adenovirus type II infection can cause infectious laryngotracheitis and pneumonia in dogs. This disease can cause littering in puppies under 4 months old. The incubation period of canine adenovirus type II infection is 5 ~ 6 days, with persistent fever. The body temperature is about 39.5 ℃?. There is serous rhinorrhea in the nose, and the nasal liquid can be sprayed outward with the breath. Paroxysmal dry cough occurred 6 ~ 7 days later, followed by wet cough, shortness of breath, gong sound in tracheal auscultation, and swollen tonsils and red and swollen pharynx were seen in oral examination. If the disease continues to develop, it may lead to necrotizing pneumonia. Sick dogs show depression, do not eat, vomiting, and the disease is often easy to mix with canine distemper and other respiratory diseases. Dogs with mixed infection often cause great difficulties in treatment, and the mortality rate is very high.

Canine coronavirus: canine coronavirus can cause gastroenteritis symptoms of different degrees in dogs. It is characterized by frequent vomiting, diarrhea, anorexia, depression, dehydration and other symptoms. The disease occurs all year round and is more common in winter. Sick dogs are the main source of infection. Dogs can be infected through respiratory tract and digestive tract. Once the disease occurs, it is difficult for dogs in the same litter and room to avoid infection. The disease spreads rapidly and can spread to the whole group in a few days. The incubation period is 1 ~ 3 days. The clinical symptoms vary in severity. Some dogs have no obvious symptoms, and some dogs can present fatal gastroenteritis symptoms. The symptoms of the disease are lethargy, weakness and anorexia. At the initial stage, there was continuous vomiting for several days, followed by diarrhea, fecal thin liquid or water sample, sometimes the feces were mixed with mucus and a small amount of blood, and the sick dogs showed high dehydration, eyeball subsidence, skin elasticity decline, rapid weight loss and weight loss. Most dogs have little change in body temperature and normal or low white blood cells. Puppies with the disease have a certain mortality rate, and some puppies die quickly. The symptoms of adult dogs are generally not as serious as those of puppies, and most of them can recover 7 to 10 days after symptomatic treatment. It is not difficult to prevent these diseases. It is OK to vaccinate the dog with six doses of vaccine on time.


Post time: Jun-27-2022