Saturday, January 28, 2023

How to care for animals with respiratory diseases?

Animal Respiratory Disease
Even animals can get sick in winter. , Photo: Getty Images/Internet.

In this winter season, not only are people more exposed to contract respiratory diseasesSince animals can also get sick. So you can take care of pets with respiratory diseases.

Secretariat suggests for comprehensive risk management and civil protection among recommendations protect pets from respiratory illness Is it like that:

  1. Do not cut hair too much in cold weather.
  2. If necessary, put on a coat, hat, sweater, or other clothing that will protect them.
  3. Maintain physical activity in animals.
  4. Limit bathing to the minimum possible and opt for the use of a moisturizing shampoo for dry baths.
  5. Do a general checkup and verify that they have all required vaccinations up to date.
  6. maintain good nutrition

How to choose clothes for pet care from the cold?

According to Ylenia Marquez, an academic at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Husbandry of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), the conditions that should be considered when choosing apparel for pets are:

  1. Make sure the clothing fits the animal well and doesn’t bother them
  2. Check that it does not contain objects that can be taken apart, such as buttons, as they can be swallowed.
  3. Check very well that they do not cause chafing in friction areas such as the armpits, groin, chest and neck.
  4. Choose clothes that take care of them from the cold and are not just decorative.

Why should pets be cared for in cold weather?

During cold weather, owners should try Protect your pet from the ravages of low temperatures, Márquez said that by not paying attention to our pets, they can develop diseases or aggravate the clinical picture that they are already suffering from.

“Cold temperatures place metabolic stress on the body in both humans and animals. In cold temperatures we will see our pets shrink, contract to protect their stomachs, and even start shivering from the cold. These mechanisms are activated by the ambient cold, which is having an effect on your body.”

According to experts, special attention should be paid to old animalsAdvanced and puppies, since these two groups are more inefficient at maintaining temperature because they lose it more easily.

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