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  41. <description><![CDATA[<p>The administration of corticosteroid drugs in dogs is recommended for various chronic diseases and certain metabolic deficiencies.&#160;However, its healing efficiency is the subject of many controversies because of its side effects on the body. Next, we will see more about corticosteroid medications, their risks, and the health benefits of our best friends. What are corticosteroids? [&#8230;]</p>
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  45. <p><strong>The administration of corticosteroid drugs in dogs is recommended for various chronic diseases and certain metabolic deficiencies.&nbsp;</strong>However, its healing efficiency is the subject of many controversies because of its side effects on the body.</p>
  46.  
  47.  
  48.  
  49. <p>Next, we will see more about corticosteroid medications, their risks, and the health benefits of our best friends.</p>
  50.  
  51.  
  52.  
  53. <h2><strong>What are corticosteroids?</strong></h2>
  54.  
  55.  
  56.  
  57. <p>Belonging to the group of hormones called steroids<strong>, the body of humans and dogs naturally releases moderate doses of certain corticosteroids</strong>, such as cortisol (hydrocortisone) and corticosterone. These hormones are produced in the cortex of the adrenal glands, which explains their names.</p>
  58.  
  59.  
  60.  
  61. <p><strong>The cellular function of corticosteroids is associated with the control of stress or anxiety situations</strong>. In these cases, small doses are secreted into the bloodstream to generate a rapid response.</p>
  62.  
  63.  
  64.  
  65. <p><strong>However, its pharmacological use is due to the powerful&nbsp;</strong><strong>anti-inflammatory action</strong>. Corticosteroids prevent the accumulation of inflammatory cells in the affected areas, so the symptoms are reversed.</p>
  66.  
  67.  
  68.  
  69. <h2><strong>Use of corticosteroids: in which diseases do they apply?</strong></h2>
  70.  
  71.  
  72.  
  73. <p><strong>Corticosteroids can be prescribed orally (pills), topical application (ointments and creams), inhalations, and injections</strong>. The form of application must be the one recommended by the veterinarian, and it depends on which disease you want to treat.</p>
  74.  
  75.  
  76.  
  77. <p><strong>Its administration tries to contain the inflammatory process and relieve the</strong>&nbsp;acute&nbsp;<strong>symptoms</strong>&nbsp;generated by the following conditions:</p>
  78.  
  79.  
  80.  
  81. <ul><li>Allergies and dermatological inflammations.</li><li>Metabolic disorders, such as adrenocortical insufficiency.</li><li>Rheumatic diseases.</li><li>Allergies and respiratory pathologies.</li><li>Allergic&nbsp;conjunctivitis</li><li>Nephrotic (renal) syndrome.</li><li>Autoimmune diseases, such as&nbsp;<em>Addison</em>&nbsp;and&nbsp;<em>Crohn.</em></li><li>Organ transplants</li><li>Tendonitis and inflammatory muscle injuries.</li><li>Palliative treatments of malignant neoplasms.</li></ul>
  82.  
  83.  
  84.  
  85. <h2><strong>Why does the use of corticosteroids generate controversy?</strong></h2>
  86.  
  87.  
  88.  
  89. <p>In principle, it generates controversy because&nbsp;<strong>they are not able to treat the exact cause of inflammation.&nbsp;</strong>That is to say, its effect is palliative, so it only relieves the symptoms provisionally.</p>
  90.  
  91.  
  92.  
  93. <p><strong>As they do not establish criteria for their action, they inhibit the immunological function of lymphocytes and macrophages in the inflamed regions</strong>. Therefore, they usually have immunosuppressive effects that harm the body and leave the animal vulnerable to other conditions.</p>
  94.  
  95.  
  96.  
  97. <p>They can have an opposite effect to the desired one, since they even&nbsp;<strong>prevent the dilation of blood vessels and the release of enzymes</strong>, which are precisely crucial to mediate naturally with inflammation.</p>
  98.  
  99.  
  100.  
  101. <h2><strong>Mild side effects</strong></h2>
  102.  
  103.  
  104.  
  105. <p>In moderate doses for short treatments,&nbsp;<strong>corticosteroids can generate the following reactions:</strong></p>
  106.  
  107.  
  108.  
  109. <ul><li>Increased thirst and appetite.</li><li>The tendency to overweight.</li><li>Accumulation of fluids and swelling in different regions of the body.</li><li>Behavioral disorders: anxiety,&nbsp;sleep disorders, etc.</li><li>Tachycardia and irregularities of the heart rhythm.</li><li>Humor changes.</li><li>Slow healing.</li></ul>
  110.  
  111.  
  112.  
  113. <h2><strong>Chronic side effects of corticosteroid</strong></h2>
  114.  
  115.  
  116.  
  117. <p><strong>Serious side effects resulting from prolonged use of corticosteroids</strong>&nbsp;in dogs&nbsp;<strong>have</strong>&nbsp;also&nbsp;<strong>been detected</strong>. The damage can become chronic, which will affect the animal throughout its life, as it will require permanent treatment.</p>
  118.  
  119.  
  120.  
  121. <p><strong>Corticosteroids reduce the production and release of gastric mucus</strong>, which is why they eliminate the primary protective layer of stomach walls. On the other hand, they increase the segregation of hydrochloric acid, so it favors the appearance of gastritis and ulcers.</p>
  122.  
  123.  
  124.  
  125. <p><strong>Many pets have developed problems with calcium fixation</strong>, which has meant that their bones are more vulnerable to degenerative diseases, such as dysplasia and osteoarthritis. They were also more prone to fractures and trauma due to the wear of their bone mass.</p>
  126.  
  127.  
  128.  
  129. <p>Also,&nbsp;<strong>different&nbsp;</strong><strong>metabolic alterations</strong><strong>&nbsp;have been found in animals subjected to high doses of corticosteroids</strong>. This includes the imbalance in vitamin and mineral levels, as well as hormonal production.</p>
  130.  
  131.  
  132.  
  133. <p><strong>Corticosteroids also interfere with the metabolization of carbohydrates</strong>&nbsp;ingested daily in the diet. As a consequence, the dog may suffer from hyperglycemia and develop diabetes.</p>
  134.  
  135.  
  136.  
  137. <h2><strong>Other side effects of corticosteroid treatment</strong></h2>
  138.  
  139.  
  140.  
  141. <ul><li><strong>Generalized edema</strong>&nbsp;due to excessive fluid accumulation in the abdominal cavity.</li><li><strong>Wear of cardiac structures</strong>&nbsp;and increased risk of myocardial infarction.</li><li><strong>The increased pressure of the eyeball,</strong>&nbsp;&nbsp;which favors the development of cataracts and glaucoma.</li><li><strong>Severe immunosuppression symptoms.</strong></li><li><strong>High</strong><strong>&nbsp;blood pressure</strong></li></ul>
  142.  
  143.  
  144.  
  145. <h2><strong>contraindications</strong></h2>
  146.  
  147.  
  148.  
  149. <p><strong>The use of corticosteroids in dogs diagnosed with gastritis (or ulcer), diabetes, heart disease, and infections is contraindicated</strong>. And it is that&nbsp;the&nbsp;immunosuppressive&nbsp;effects&nbsp;could lead the animal to die quickly.</p>
  150.  
  151.  
  152.  
  153. <p><strong>References:</strong></p>
  154.  
  155.  
  156.  
  157. <p><a href="https://www.drugs.com/vet/hydrocortisone-cream.html" data-wpel-link="external" target="_blank" rel="follow noopener noreferrer">https://www.drugs.com/vet/hydrocortisone-cream.html</a></p>
  158.  
  159.  
  160.  
  161. <p><a href="https://vcahospitals.com/know-your-pet/hydrocortisone-topical" data-wpel-link="external" target="_blank" rel="follow noopener noreferrer">https://vcahospitals.com/know-your-pet/hydrocortisone-topical</a></p>
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  168. <title>My Dog Has A Bump On Her Private Area</title>
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  176. <description><![CDATA[<p>My dog has a bump on her private area. Dogs are also prone to the presence of&#160;benign and malignant tumors. For this reason it is essential to learn to recognize what type of dough they have.&#160;The first are the ones that are found most frequently and can vary between sebaceous cysts, caused by a glandular [&#8230;]</p>
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  180. <h2><strong>My dog has a bump on her private area</strong>.</h2>
  181.  
  182.  
  183.  
  184. <p>Dogs are also prone to the presence of&nbsp;<strong><a href="https://www.avma.org/resources/pet-owners/petcare/cancer-pets" data-wpel-link="external" target="_blank" rel="follow noopener noreferrer">benign and malignant tumors</a>. </strong>For this reason it is essential to learn to recognize what type of dough they have.&nbsp;The first are the ones that are found most frequently and can vary between <a href="http://www.pethealthnetwork.com/dog-health/dog-diseases-conditions-a-z/sebaceous-cysts-cats-or-dogs" data-wpel-link="external" target="_blank" rel="follow noopener noreferrer"><strong>sebaceous cysts</strong></a>, caused by a glandular secretion of the dog;&nbsp;<a href="https://www.petmd.com/dog/conditions/skin/c_multi_lipoma" data-wpel-link="external" target="_blank" rel="follow noopener noreferrer"><strong>lipomas</strong></a>, which are typical fatty bumps of middle age;&nbsp;warts, which although caused in young dogs by a viral infection, are not alarming;&nbsp;<a href="https://www.petco.com/content/petco/PetcoStore/en_US/pet-services/resource-center/health-wellness/Bumps-and-Lumps-in-Dogs-and-Cats.html" data-wpel-link="external" target="_blank" rel="follow noopener noreferrer"><strong>blood lumps</strong></a> known as bruises, product of an injury;&nbsp;abscesses that are generated around a wound and help fight infections;&nbsp;and papules that are the product of skin irritation that may be allergic.</p>
  185.  
  186.  
  187.  
  188. <p>As for the group of malignant tumors, there are those produced from mast cell cells, which although they can be controlled, can be cancerous.&nbsp;These are common in the skin, hind legs, <strong>chest and genital area</strong><strong>.</strong></p>
  189.  
  190.  
  191.  
  192. <h2><strong>Dr. Danielle explains what bumps and lumps on your dog could mean</strong></h2>
  193.  
  194.  
  195.  
  196. <figure class="wp-block-embed-youtube wp-block-embed is-type-video is-provider-youtube wp-embed-aspect-16-9 wp-has-aspect-ratio"><div class="wp-block-embed__wrapper">
  197. <iframe title="Dr. Danielle explains what bumps and lumps on your dog could mean" width="696" height="392" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/5btsjRzYfFQ?feature=oembed&#038;enablejsapi=1" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen></iframe>
  198. </div></figure>
  199.  
  200.  
  201.  
  202. <h2><strong>9 types of bumps on dogs&#8217; skin</strong></h2>
  203.  
  204.  
  205.  
  206. <p>The bumps we can find around the skin of our dogs are classified in two:&nbsp;<strong>benign and malignant</strong>. Fortunately,&nbsp;<strong>benign ones</strong>&nbsp;are&nbsp;<strong>the most frequent</strong>&nbsp;and easiest to treat and cure.</p>
  207.  
  208.  
  209.  
  210. <p>Especially, in the&nbsp;<strong>malignant</strong>,&nbsp;<strong>early diagnosis</strong>&nbsp;and&nbsp;<strong>proper treatment</strong>&nbsp;are crucial elements to achieve a higher percentage of healing and ensure the health and well-being of our dogs.</p>
  211.  
  212.  
  213.  
  214. <p>Then we explain what the nodules &#8211; benign or malignant &#8211; that can affect our dear hairy are.</p>
  215.  
  216.  
  217.  
  218. <p>&#8220;We must observe and palpate our dog</p>
  219.  
  220.  
  221.  
  222. <p>frequently, to detect in time</p>
  223.  
  224.  
  225.  
  226. <p>any abnormal lump in his body.&#8221;</p>
  227.  
  228.  
  229.  
  230. <h3><strong>1. Warts or papillomas</strong></h3>
  231.  
  232.  
  233.  
  234. <p>Warts are&nbsp;<strong>clusters of abnormal cells</strong>, in the&nbsp;<strong>form of cauliflower</strong>, generated by the&nbsp;<strong>papillomavirus.&nbsp;</strong>It is a&nbsp;<strong>pathology of a benign nature,</strong>&nbsp;which is usually detected in the&nbsp;<strong>skin and mouth</strong>&nbsp;of the dogs. It appears more frequently in&nbsp;<strong>elderly dogs</strong>&nbsp;or dogs that follow some&nbsp;<strong>immunosuppressive therapy</strong>.</p>
  235.  
  236.  
  237.  
  238. <p>Although, as a rule, they do not require treatment,&nbsp;<strong>their evolution should be medically controlled</strong>, since they&nbsp;<strong>can lead to painful or malignant forms</strong></p>
  239.  
  240.  
  241.  
  242. <h3><strong>2. Sebaceous cysts</strong></h3>
  243.  
  244.  
  245.  
  246. <p>They arise as a result of the&nbsp;<strong>blockage of a sebaceous gland</strong>&nbsp;and can affect&nbsp;<strong>any breed of dog.</strong></p>
  247.  
  248.  
  249.  
  250. <p>Like most fat lumps, sebaceous cysts are&nbsp;<strong>benign and usually heal on their own</strong>&nbsp;after eruption and encapsulation. But, if they persist or bother, they&nbsp;<strong>may require surgical removal.</strong></p>
  251.  
  252.  
  253.  
  254. <h3><strong>3. Hematomas</strong></h3>
  255.  
  256.  
  257.  
  258. <p>The hematoma is an&nbsp;<strong>inflammation full of blood</strong>&nbsp;that appears in a particular area of ​​the skin,&nbsp;<strong>after a sharp blow.&nbsp;</strong>In general, it should not alarm us much, as it&nbsp;<strong>tends to reabsorb and</strong>&nbsp;gradually&nbsp;<strong>disappear</strong>&nbsp;thanks to the lymphatic system.</p>
  259.  
  260.  
  261.  
  262. <p>What we should check is the cause-effect relationship, that is, that the hematoma has been caused by a bruise and not for other reasons.</p>
  263.  
  264.  
  265.  
  266. <h3><strong>4. Papules</strong></h3>
  267.  
  268.  
  269.  
  270. <p>The papules, or pustules, are&nbsp;<strong>habitual lesions of the skin,</strong>&nbsp;without pus or serosity, with&nbsp;<strong>relief, stable and smaller than a centimetre in diameter.</strong></p>
  271.  
  272.  
  273.  
  274. <p>The&nbsp;<strong>origin</strong>&nbsp;of the papules may be&nbsp;<strong>allergic</strong>, but they can also arise from&nbsp;<strong>follicular infections</strong>&nbsp;or exposure to&nbsp;<strong>irritating or toxic substances</strong>. These lesions usually disappear without treatment, but can become infected and then require veterinary attention.</p>
  275.  
  276.  
  277.  
  278. <h3><strong>5. Lipomas</strong></h3>
  279.  
  280.  
  281.  
  282. <p>They are&nbsp;<strong>fatty</strong>, soft&nbsp;<strong>lumps</strong>, typically&nbsp;<strong>benign</strong>&nbsp;and located under the skin of dogs. They are typically detected in&nbsp;<strong>middle-aged dogs</strong>&nbsp;and do not require their removal unless they cause some discomfort to the <a href="https://mysocialpetwork.com/milk-thistle-for-dogs-dosage/" data-wpel-link="internal">dog</a>.</p>
  283.  
  284.  
  285.  
  286. <p>After diagnosis, if the result points to the malignancy of the tumour, the veterinarian will surely recommend its removal, which is usually straightforward, when it is a small mass.</p>
  287.  
  288.  
  289.  
  290. <h3><strong>6. Abscesses or wound inflammations</strong></h3>
  291.  
  292.  
  293.  
  294. <p>The&nbsp;<strong>abscesses</strong>&nbsp;are&nbsp;<strong>bags filled with pus</strong>, which are often seen&nbsp;<strong>around the infected wounds</strong>. These lumps are generated when the&nbsp;<strong>immune system</strong>&nbsp;tries to&nbsp;<strong>control a</strong>&nbsp;skin&nbsp;<strong>infection</strong>, such as that arising after a&nbsp;<strong>poorly healed injury or the bite or bite of an insect.</strong></p>
  295.  
  296.  
  297.  
  298. <p>Generally, the treatment is simple, and the lump remits with creams or ointments. Still, the<strong>&nbsp;visit to the veterinarian will always be necessary</strong>&nbsp;to control the extent of the infection and prescribe the most appropriate treatment or intervention.</p>
  299.  
  300.  
  301.  
  302. <h3><strong>7. Vaccine packages</strong></h3>
  303.  
  304.  
  305.  
  306. <p>If you have vaccinated your dog and notice a&nbsp;<strong>small and hard lump at the point of the puncture,</strong>&nbsp;you should not worry much, since it is&nbsp;<strong>common and usually disappears over time; sometimes</strong>&nbsp;it even takes a couple of weeks.</p>
  307.  
  308.  
  309.  
  310. <h3><strong>8. Mast cell tumours</strong></h3>
  311.  
  312.  
  313.  
  314. <p>The&nbsp;<strong>mast cells</strong>&nbsp;are cells spread throughout the body, and whose function is associated with inflammatory and allergic reactions, but sometimes some inexplicably, can become malignant.</p>
  315.  
  316.  
  317.  
  318. <p>These&nbsp;<strong>masses</strong>&nbsp;can appear in any area of ​​the body of our dogs, although more frequently inside or under the skin. The places, commonly affected, are the trunk or limbs.</p>
  319.  
  320.  
  321.  
  322. <p>They may have an appearance of&nbsp;<strong>the firm or smooth bump</strong>, similar to that of other benign and malignant lumps. They can change the size and present various signs, such as&nbsp;<strong>redness, bruising, ulceration, swelling or hair loss</strong>.</p>
  323.  
  324.  
  325.  
  326. <p><strong>They affect</strong>&nbsp;older&nbsp;<strong>dogs</strong>&nbsp;and&nbsp;<strong>certain breeds</strong>&nbsp;more frequently, such as&nbsp;<strong>the bulldog, Boston, boxer, labrador or golden retriever</strong>.</p>
  327.  
  328.  
  329.  
  330. <p>Since it is impossible to diagnose these lumps with the naked eye, the veterinarian must perform tests to confirm or rule out whether or not it is a mast cell tumour.</p>
  331.  
  332.  
  333.  
  334. <h3><strong>9. Malignant skin tumours</strong></h3>
  335.  
  336.  
  337.  
  338. <p>Among the lumps of the skin, most worrisome of our dogs, are breast tumour, hemangiosarcoma, fibrosarcoma and squamous cell carcinoma:</p>
  339.  
  340.  
  341.  
  342. <ul><li><strong>Breast tumour: it</strong>&nbsp;is&nbsp;<strong>the most common cancer in female dogs that have not been sterilized</strong>; In these cases, early diagnosis is of vital importance, so when detecting any lump in the breast area of ​​our dog, we must take it right away to the veterinarian.</li><li><strong>Hemangiosarcoma:</strong>&nbsp;its characteristic symptoms are strange red or black spots on the skin; it is&nbsp;<strong>a tumour that grows from blood cells</strong>, which explains its colour; Only if it is located in the outer layer of the skin and removed without affecting other internal areas, can a hopeful prognosis be established.</li><li><strong>Fibrosarcoma:</strong>&nbsp;This type of cancer&nbsp;<strong>is associated with fibrous connective tissue</strong>; it has a stable, subcutaneous, painless and poorly defined mass appearance; It is of low predisposition in dogs, and preferentially affects certain breeds, including the&nbsp;<strong>setter, Breton spaniel, Doberman or golden</strong>; its&nbsp;<strong>prognosis is reserved</strong>, depending on each particular case and the possibility of a clean excision as well as the effectiveness of other specific treatments; Due to its severity, early detection is essential.</li><li><strong>Squamous cell carcinoma:</strong>&nbsp;this epithelial neoplasm is&nbsp;<strong>considered of significant malignancy</strong>; The good news is that it&nbsp;<strong>doesn&#8217;t usually produce metastases</strong>; The alarm signals may be lumps or sores that take time to heal, especially around the head. Before any of these symptoms, we must urgently take our dog to the veterinarian&#8217;s office.</li></ul>
  343.  
  344.  
  345.  
  346. <p>We will not get tired of repeating that, even&nbsp;<strong>the smallest of the anomalies or bumps we observe in the skin of our dogs is reason enough for the medical visit</strong>, which can mean something as high as the well-being and health of the preludes.</p>
  347.  
  348.  
  349.  
  350. <p><strong>Refences:</strong></p>
  351.  
  352.  
  353.  
  354. <p><em><strong>This article is purely informative; at redargentina.com, we have no power to prescribe veterinary treatments or make any diagnosis. We invite you to take your pet to the veterinarian in case he presents any condition or discomfort.</strong></em></p>
  355.  
  356.  
  357.  
  358. <p><a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24720433" data-wpel-link="external" target="_blank" rel="follow noopener noreferrer">https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24720433</a></p>
  359.  
  360.  
  361.  
  362. <p>2. Weiss, R. A., Fassati, A., &amp; Murgia, C. (2006).<br><a href="https://retrovirology.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1742-4690-3-S1-S92" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener follow" data-wpel-link="external">https://retrovirology.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1742-4690-3-S1-S92</a></p>
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  377. <description><![CDATA[<p>Dog has scabs on back near tail It can of course also be an allergy, perhaps flea allergy.&#160;Your dog does not need fleas at all, but a bite from a flea is enough to trigger an allergic reaction.&#160;Biting by tail is also sometimes caused by itching or irritation due to overfilled anal glands.&#160;It is best [&#8230;]</p>
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  381. <h2>Dog has scabs on back near tail</h2>
  382.  
  383.  
  384.  
  385. <p>It can of course also be an allergy, perhaps <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flea_allergy_dermatitis" data-wpel-link="external" target="_blank" rel="follow noopener noreferrer"><strong>flea allergy</strong></a>.&nbsp;Your dog does not need fleas at all, but a bite from a flea is enough to trigger an allergic reaction.&nbsp;Biting by tail is also sometimes caused by itching or irritation due to overfilled anal glands.&nbsp;It is best to just visit your vet and have this checked.</p>
  386.  
  387.  
  388.  
  389. <p><em><strong>Always biting in one place can have serious consequences, for example, a hot spot can arise (a blemish wound) that does not heal itself.</strong></em></p>
  390.  
  391.  
  392.  
  393. <h2><strong>How can you identify skin problems in your dog?&nbsp;</strong></h2>
  394.  
  395.  
  396.  
  397. <p>Do you recognize one of the 6 symptoms below in your dog? Then there is a good chance that your dog will suffer from skin problems.&nbsp;</p>
  398.  
  399.  
  400.  
  401. <ol><li><strong>Bare spots and scaly skin</strong></li><li><strong>Itchy skin&nbsp;</strong></li><li><strong>Hair coat</strong></li><li><strong>Thick and greasy skin</strong></li><li><strong>Smelly skin with your dog&nbsp;</strong></li><li><strong>Irritated skin; your dog will scratch, lick and bite a lot&nbsp;</strong></li></ol>
  402.  
  403.  
  404.  
  405. <h2><strong>The influence of dog food on skin problems</strong></h2>
  406.  
  407.  
  408.  
  409. <figure class="wp-block-image"><img alt='the-influence-of-dog-food-on-skin-problems-7457825-e1592362576918-3702771-2843627' src='https://i0.wp.com/mysocialpetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/The-influence-of-dog-food-on-skin-problems-7457825-e1592362576918-3702771.jpeg?w=696' alt="the-influence-of-dog-food-on-skin-problems-7457825" class="wp-image-20647" data-recalc-dims="1"/></figure>
  410.  
  411.  
  412.  
  413. <p><a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dog_skin_disorders" data-wpel-link="external" target="_blank" rel="follow noopener noreferrer">Skin problems in dogs</a> can be caused by, among other things, feeding the wrong diet. The&nbsp;<strong>leading cause of skin problems&nbsp;</strong>through nutrition is the use of chemical antioxidants instead of natural antioxidants in animal feed. To preserve the lumps, antioxidants are added to the feed.</p>
  414.  
  415.  
  416.  
  417. <h3>The difference in ingredients</h3>
  418.  
  419.  
  420.  
  421. <p>As a producer of dog food, you can choose to use chemical antioxidants such as BHA or BHT. You can also choose to use&nbsp;<strong>natural antioxidants</strong>&nbsp;such as tocopherol. Brands that use natural antioxidants state this explicitly on the packaging&nbsp;<strong>&#8220;contains natural antioxidants&#8221;.&nbsp;</strong>Brands that use chemical antioxidants will in many cases, only mention &#8220;contains antioxidants&#8221;.</p>
  422.  
  423.  
  424.  
  425. <p>Dogs may experience skin problems from chemical antioxidants. This usually starts innocently with scratching and licking a little more often in certain places. This will develop rapidly in irritated, red spots on the skin.</p>
  426.  
  427.  
  428.  
  429. <p>The&nbsp;natural dog food&nbsp;from Nero Gold contains natural antioxidants, namely tocopherol. With the switch to natural food, skin problems will also decrease. Over time, in most cases, even disappear, so that your dog will have a beautiful shiny coat again and will feel comfortable in his or her skin.&nbsp;</p>
  430.  
  431.  
  432.  
  433. <h2><strong>Does your dog have skin problems? Try natural dog food</strong></h2>
  434.  
  435.  
  436.  
  437. <p>Do you recognize the symptoms in your dog and does your dog have skin problems? Then try the&nbsp;logical chunks&nbsp;of Nero Gold.&nbsp;<strong>95% of our customers recommend Nero Gold</strong>, they indicate that feeding the&nbsp;Nero GoldFish &amp; Rice&nbsp;to their dog&nbsp;<strong>reduces</strong>&nbsp;the symptoms within&nbsp;<strong>a few days</strong>&nbsp;and with time the dog again has a beautiful, shiny coat and healthy skin. The Nero GoldFish &amp; Rice is salmon-based, and the natural Omega 3 and 6 fatty acids in optimum proportions contribute to a beautiful and shiny coat in the dog.</p>
  438.  
  439.  
  440.  
  441. <h2><strong>The 4 most common causes of skin problems in the dog</strong></h2>
  442.  
  443.  
  444.  
  445. <figure class="wp-block-image"><img alt='the-4-most-common-causes-of-skin-problems-in-the-dog-7520355-e1592362703271-8562728-5882707' src='https://i2.wp.com/mysocialpetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/The-4-most-common-causes-of-skin-problems-in-the-dog-7520355-e1592362703271-8562728.jpeg?w=696' alt="the-4-most-common-causes-of-skin-problems-in-the-dog" class="wp-image-20649" data-recalc-dims="1"/></figure>
  446.  
  447.  
  448.  
  449. <p>Many dogs experience problems with the skin and fur once. The reasons for this vary per dog. Here we treat the 4 most common causes of skin and fur problems in the dog.&nbsp;</p>
  450.  
  451.  
  452.  
  453. <h2><strong>1. Skin problems due to allergies</strong></h2>
  454.  
  455.  
  456.  
  457. <p>Allergies&nbsp;are the&nbsp;<strong>most common cause</strong>&nbsp;of skin problems in the dog. Allergies develop after the dog has been exposed to it at least twice.&nbsp;</p>
  458.  
  459.  
  460.  
  461. <ul><li><strong>Flea allergy:</strong></li></ul>
  462.  
  463.  
  464.  
  465. <p>A&nbsp;&nbsp;flea allergy is often located at the lower back of your dog. The dog will get tremendous itching and scratch and bite. For some dogs, this can take severe forms.</p>
  466.  
  467.  
  468.  
  469. <ul><li><strong>Food allergy:</strong></li></ul>
  470.  
  471.  
  472.  
  473. <p>With a&nbsp;&nbsp;food allergy, your dog is allergic to certain ingredients in food. Your dog will then always suffer from itching. Often this is located at the ears, the bottom of the abdomen and the back of the legs because here the skin is thinnest. Sometimes the itch is also accompanied by a thickening of the skin. This often happens when dogs eat the same food for a more extended period. Food made from a different protein/meat source could be the solution here. The use of chemical antioxidants in diet such as BHA and BHT can cause skin and fur problems in dogs.</p>
  474.  
  475.  
  476.  
  477. <p>By switching to&nbsp;natural foods that also use natural antioxidants, you ensure that many of these skin problems resolve in the dog.&nbsp;</p>
  478.  
  479.  
  480.  
  481. <ul><li><strong>Atopy:</strong></li></ul>
  482.  
  483.  
  484.  
  485. <p>This is a collective name for&nbsp;skin allergies, which are caused by substances in the environment. It is comparable to hay fever in humans. In a dog, this manifests itself in skin and fur problems with itching of his mouth, ears and paws, armpits and groin. Some complaints can also be seasonal. Allergies caused by substances in the environment are most common in young dogs between the ages of 1 and 4 years. The dog will suffer from itching. Bare irritated spots develop through scratching and licking. Atopy is more common in specific breeds, e.g. West Highland Terrier, Jack Russel and Herders.&nbsp;</p>
  486.  
  487.  
  488.  
  489. <h2><strong>2. Skin problems due to dry skin</strong></h2>
  490.  
  491.  
  492.  
  493. <p><strong>When your dog suffers from a dry hold, in most cases it will get flakes and dry, rough skin.&nbsp;</strong></p>
  494.  
  495.  
  496.  
  497. <p><strong>Omega 3 and 6 fatty acids</strong>&nbsp;have a&nbsp;<strong>positive effect</strong>&nbsp;on the condition of the skin and fur of a dog. The state of the skin and coat can be improved through nutrition.</p>
  498.  
  499.  
  500.  
  501. <p>Special nutrition&nbsp;provides the necessary extra support to the skin and coat of the dog. It also helps to add extra fish oil and fat sheep cubes to your dog&#8217;s food, thereby improving the condition of your dog&#8217;s skin and coat.&nbsp;</p>
  502.  
  503.  
  504.  
  505. <h2><strong>3. Skin problems caused by mange mite in puppies</strong></h2>
  506.  
  507.  
  508.  
  509. <p>The scabies mite is generally more common in puppies around 5 to 6 months old. Usually this mite does not cause any issues. However: when the defence against the bug does not go well, a puppy wants to get skin complaints. Symptoms are often small bald spots on the skin, which can get bigger over time. This can also cause skin inflammation in your puppy. The little spots usually disappear themselves after a while. The large infected areas can be treated at the vets.&nbsp;</p>
  510.  
  511.  
  512.  
  513. <h2><strong>4. Skin problems due to fungal infections</strong></h2>
  514.  
  515.  
  516.  
  517. <p>Yeast infections are also common in dogs. The ringworm is one of these infections. Bald and flaking spots can recognize the ringworm infection in a dog.&nbsp;Sometimes these places also have a round shape. It also wants to prevent a dog from carrying the fungus without causing skin complaints. It is essential to treat the fungal infection. A ringworm fungus can also be contagious to humans. A ringworm infection develops more often in dogs with reduced resistance. These are generally young, older and sick dogs.&nbsp;</p>
  518.  
  519.  
  520.  
  521. <p>Finding out the exact cause of skin and fur problems in the dog is almost always a&nbsp;<strong>lengthy and complicated process</strong>. Partly because dogs with skin and fur problems often also get other infections and bacteria too.</p>
  522.  
  523.  
  524.  
  525. <p>Treatment of these infections and bacteria is essential.</p>
  526.  
  527.  
  528.  
  529. <h2>Finding the cause of skin problems in the dog</h2>
  530.  
  531.  
  532.  
  533. <p>To be able to correct skin problems in your dog, it is necessary to find the underlying cause and to treat this cause. If the underlying cause is not found, the symptoms in your dog will keep coming back.</p>
  534.  
  535.  
  536.  
  537. <h3>Elimination process</h3>
  538.  
  539.  
  540.  
  541. <p>Researching the exact cause of skin and fur problems in your dog often involves a process of elimination. You start by excluding fleas, infections and bacteria in your dog. Puppies are also checked for scabies. Before proceeding to the investigation for a possible food allergy. Finally, research is often done into an atopy / environmental allergy. Even after completing the entire process, the exact cause is not found in many cases.</p>
  542.  
  543.  
  544.  
  545. <h2>These are the most common skin diseases in your dog</h2>
  546.  
  547.  
  548.  
  549. <p><strong>Do you see your dog scratching a lot? Or does he have strange spots on his skin? It could well be that your dog will suffer from one of these skin diseases.</strong></p>
  550.  
  551.  
  552.  
  553. <h3><strong>Scabies</strong></h3>
  554.  
  555.  
  556.  
  557. <p>The <a href="https://capcvet.org/guidelines/sarcoptic-mite/" data-wpel-link="external" target="_blank" rel="follow noopener noreferrer"><strong>Sarcoptic mite</strong></a> causes scabies or scabies in your dog. The bug causes severe itching or other skin complaints. The animal lives in the skin of your dog and lays eggs here.</p>
  558.  
  559.  
  560.  
  561. <p>The condition is very contagious; for example, dogs can get scab due to physical contact with other dogs that have a crust. But they can also get it from mites that live in their environment, such as brushes, baskets and blankets.</p>
  562.  
  563.  
  564.  
  565. <p>Dogs get so itchy that they can scratch themselves open. They get red spots, bumps or scabs on their skin. These spots are most common on their ears, snouts, elbows and heels. If your dog is in a dire state, he can be bothered by his entire body.</p>
  566.  
  567.  
  568.  
  569. <p>Fortunately, scabies can be cured well! Use prednisone also by means of selamectin or with very severe itching. Wash your dog occasionally with antibacterial shampoo; then the crusts can heal well.</p>
  570.  
  571.  
  572.  
  573. <p><strong>Note:</strong> owners can also suffer from itching when a dog has a scab. If the complaints disappear with the quadruped, they disappear with you too.</p>
  574.  
  575.  
  576.  
  577. <h3><strong>Psoriasis</strong></h3>
  578.  
  579.  
  580.  
  581. <p>Psoriasis is a skin disease where your dog gets red scaly patches on his skin. The patches occur mostly on his elbows, legs and between his back and hips. The cause of these spots is a weak immune system. Dogs can develop a nervous immune system due to mediocre dog food. Shampoos, new medicines, plants or dust can also cause an allergic reaction.</p>
  582.  
  583.  
  584.  
  585. <p>You can improve your dog&#8217;s immune system by providing the right food and getting off the road with the dog. Exercise is important!</p>
  586.  
  587.  
  588.  
  589. <p>There are also shampoos and ointments for psoriasis. It is useful to visit the vet, so that your dog gets a treatment that suits him best.</p>
  590.  
  591.  
  592.  
  593. <h3><strong>Eczema/hotspot</strong></h3>
  594.  
  595.  
  596.  
  597. <p>Eczema is actually a collective name for all sorts of skin complaints. For example, redness, swelling, red bumps, scabs, itching and moisture secretion. Eczema is caused by sanding the skin. Eczema spots are usually found on the legs, at the base of the ears and at the back of the back. One variety is more troubled by it than the other, and this is because one type is looser in its skin than the other.</p>
  598.  
  599.  
  600.  
  601. <p>Eczema is very itchy so that dogs can scratch or lick it. This can cause inflammation. The place becomes a so-called &#8216;hotspot&#8217; when it grows in size in a few hours.</p>
  602.  
  603.  
  604.  
  605. <p>Keep the hygiene of your dog up to date by, for example, washing your dog regularly. The right food is also essential if your dog suffers from eczema.</p>
  606.  
  607.  
  608.  
  609. <p>Treating eczema and hot spots can be done by shaving the fur around the area and by using antibiotics.</p>
  610.  
  611.  
  612.  
  613. <h3><strong>Currant beard/impetigo</strong></h3>
  614.  
  615.  
  616.  
  617. <p>The current beard or impetigo is a skin inflammation caused by certain bacteria, especially Staphylococci and Streptococci. Pimples, blisters and scabs appear on the skin of your dog. Currant beard mainly occurs around the lips, the chin, around the eyes, but also on the abdomen, in the groin and in the armpits. Young dogs under one, in particular, are affected.</p>
  618.  
  619.  
  620.  
  621. <p>The cause of currant beard or impetigo is not fully known. We do know that poor nutrition or other skin problems can stimulate currant beards. The condition is contagious, especially if the blisters are open. It is wise if you go to the vet if your dog suffers from currant beard or impetigo, then you immediately know whether it can be dissolved with shampoo, or whether antibiotics are needed, for example.</p>
  622.  
  623.  
  624.  
  625. <h3><strong>Hair loss/alopecia</strong></h3>
  626.  
  627.  
  628.  
  629. <p>Alopecia is a form of hair loss in which your dog gradually becomes bald. There are different forms of alopecia. For example, there is hereditary alopecia, where the dog is already born hairless, but dogs can also become bare from bacteria, allergies, fungi or parasites. If you discover the cause, the hair can quickly come back.</p>
  630.  
  631.  
  632.  
  633. <p>Baldness can also be the result of a hormonal disorder due to a weak functioning of the thyroid gland, a deficiency of the growth hormone and overproduction of a female hormone. The only advantage: the dog is not bothered by itching.</p>
  634.  
  635.  
  636.  
  637. <h3><strong>Pigment loss / vitiligo</strong></h3>
  638.  
  639.  
  640.  
  641. <p>Vitiligo is a skin disease that causes pigment loss. The spots occur to varying degrees and especially in the nose, mouth, lips, inside of the mouth, eyes and legs. Some dogs have white spots all over their body.</p>
  642.  
  643.  
  644.  
  645. <p>There is no cause for pigment loss, yet we see that the condition is more common in certain breeds of dogs, such as the Belgian Shepherd, Tervueren Shepherd, Dobermann, German Shepherd and Rottweiler.</p>
  646.  
  647.  
  648.  
  649. <p>Vitiligo has no effect on the health of the dog, but unfortunately, it cannot be solved. Yet there are dogs where the pigment returns.</p>
  650.  
  651.  
  652.  
  653. <h3><strong>Pruritus</strong></h3>
  654.  
  655.  
  656.  
  657. <p>Pruritus is a chronic itch in your dog. There are numerous reasons for this itching. In this case, it is essential to go to the vet for a plan of action immediately. You must exclude causes one by one. Only if you work very carefully and step-by-step in consultation with the veterinarian, a successful solution can be found for your dog.</p>
  658.  
  659.  
  660.  
  661. <p><strong>Refences:</strong></p>
  662.  
  663.  
  664.  
  665. <p><em><strong>This article is purely informative; at redargentina.com, we have no power to prescribe veterinary treatments or make any diagnosis. We invite you to take your pet to the veterinarian in case he presents any condition or discomfort.</strong></em></p>
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  683. <description><![CDATA[<p>Read all about giving watermelon to your dog here. Giving your dog watermelon is a fresh change from the diet. Your dog may not like all fruits, so he is not made to digest carbohydrates and plant tissue. Still, there are some concerns when feeding watermelon. Watermelon is a type of fruit that is generally [&#8230;]</p>
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  686. <content:encoded><![CDATA[<p>Read all about giving watermelon to your dog here. Giving your dog watermelon is a fresh change from the diet. Your dog may not like all fruits, so he is not made to digest carbohydrates and plant tissue. Still, there are some concerns when feeding watermelon.</p>
  687. <p>Watermelon is a type of fruit that is generally highly valued by humans. Especially in warm weather, this is a wonderfully fresh, thirst quencher full of vitamins. Our animals, however, do not mind at all eating with our people-menu.</p>
  688. <p>So a sweet, juicy piece of fruit is accepted by many dogs. But is this possible?</p>
  689. <h2><span id="Wat_eet_een_hond"> What does a dog eat? </span></h2>
  690. <p>You will probably know that our dog is descended from the wolf. This mighty predator feasts on all kinds of game. From hare and poultry to deer and boar.</p>
  691. <p>Our modern dog is usually only used to hunting a snack or toy. They get a bowl of food in front of them twice a day and regularly look at the boss for something extra.</p>
  692. <p><strong>But is this justified?</strong></p>
  693. <p>We humans are omnivores, which means that we use both animal and vegetable material can digest. However, our dog, like his ancestor, is a &#8220;real meat eater&#8221;. We also call this a carnivore.</p>
  694. <p>The whole body of the dog is therefore built to digest meat. The stomach is large and the intestinal tract is a lot shorter than with plant and omnivores. The dog therefore does not need a long digestion time and range of intestinal bacteria to digest the stiff plant cells.</p>
  695. <p>This means that fruit and vegetables are generally poorly digested by your dog. The plant cells are not or hardly broken down, so that the nutrients leave the body unused in the form of waste (feces).</p>
  696. <p>If you would like to give fruit and vegetables to your dog, it is important to steam or puree this first. . For example, the cell walls are shredded or weakened, so that the digestion of your four-legged friend is sufficient to get to the nutrients.</p>
  697. <p>But should this also be the case for melon? you do not have to steam or puree watermelon. Making small pieces of the fruit is sufficient. Your dog will appreciate the snack more; more often a small piece seems more than one large piece.</p>
  698. <p>And you are less likely that the large, indigestible piece of fruit irritates the intestines.</p>
  699. <p>This can occur, because fruit hardly or not in your dog&#8217;s natural diet is sitting. Large, repetitive pieces of fruit cannot be digested by the gut, causing irritation. This can lead to abdominal cramps, a bloated stomach, flatulence and diarrhea. Some dogs even develop a hypersensitivity or allergy because of this. The body does not know what to do with this product and directs the immune system to it. This can cause your dog to have gastrointestinal complaints, as well as itching and rashes.</p>
  700. <p>Always keep a close eye on your animal. Your four-legged friend can develop symptoms after the first serving, but also after a few years.</p>
  701. <p>In addition, it is important that your dog gets enough nutrients through his diet. Such a sweet water bomb is delicious, but its menu should consist largely of meat and meat-related products.</p>
  702. <p>However, a watermelon consists mainly of water. In fact, 100 grams of this fruit contains 89.3 grams of liquid!</p>
  703. <p>Can you actually give the whole fruit to your dog, without any risk?</p>
  704. <h2><span id="Is_de_schil_van_watermeloen_gevaarlijk"> Is the skin of watermelon dangerous? </span></h2>
  705. <p>Giving your dog watermelon is not without risks. Often warnings are given for the peel or cores of specific fruits. Fortunately, watermelon is completely safe to give, but it does have some points of attention.</p>
  706. <h3>Peel</h3>
  707. <p>In order to keep our fruit free from pests, pesticides are used during cultivation. This is poison, which ends up on the skin of the fruit and kills or keeps uninvited guests away.</p>
  708. <p>It is therefore recommended to peel fruit and vegetables before consumption if possible. The skin is said to contain the highest concentration of poison, which remains from the pesticide. This is not good for our health, even if it may only be present in small quantities.</p>
  709. <p><em> Better safe than sorry! </em></p>
  710. <h3>Kernels</h3>
  711. <p>The kernels of the melon are also a point for attention. These are in principle safe, but can cause constipation in the intestine when consumed high. It is namely tough, indigestible material for your dog.</p>
  712. <p>And what seems like a small pit to us can be quite large for our dogs. Take a good look at the flat, elongated pips. They are particularly abundant towards the center of the melon.</p>
  713. <p>With a good bite, your dog can consume quite a lot of this stiff material. It is therefore better to remove these seeds from your dog before feeding.</p>
  714. <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://mysocialpetwork.com/can-a-dog-eat-watermelon/" data-wpel-link="internal">Can a dog eat watermelon?</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://mysocialpetwork.com" data-wpel-link="internal">My Social Pet Work</a>.</p>
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  720. <title>Top Types Of Cancers in Dogs</title>
  721. <link>https://mysocialpetwork.com/top-types-of-cancers-in-dogs/</link>
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  724. <pubDate>Tue, 30 Jun 2020 21:05:15 +0000</pubDate>
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  728. <description><![CDATA[<p>A cancer diagnosis of your four-legged companion is a&#160;shock for dog owners. No wonder: half of all dogs over the age of ten die from a&#160;malignant tumor. But what types of cancer are there in dogs?, What are the most aggressive dog cancer?. We inform you about which&#160;cancer diseases&#160;can affect dogs. What types of cancer [&#8230;]</p>
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  732. <p>A cancer diagnosis of your four-legged companion is a&nbsp;<strong>shock for dog owners</strong>. No wonder: half of all dogs over the age of ten die from a&nbsp;<strong>malignant tumor</strong>. But what types of cancer are there in dogs?, What are the most aggressive dog cancer?. We inform you about which&nbsp;<strong><a href="https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/my-dog-has-cancer/" data-wpel-link="external" target="_blank" rel="follow noopener noreferrer">cancer diseases</a></strong>&nbsp;can affect dogs.</p>
  733.  
  734.  
  735.  
  736. <h2>What types of cancer do dogs have?</h2>
  737.  
  738.  
  739.  
  740. <p>In medicine, it is common to name the types of cancer&nbsp;<strong>after the affected tissue or after the type of tumor</strong>. The latter determines the question of which&nbsp;<strong>cancer cell type</strong>&nbsp;we are dealing with.</p>
  741.  
  742.  
  743.  
  744. <p>The&nbsp;<strong>most common cancer cells in dogs</strong>&nbsp;are:</p>
  745.  
  746.  
  747.  
  748. <ul><li>Adenocarcinoma&nbsp;</li><li>Basaliomas</li><li>Fibrosarcomas</li><li>Squamous cell carcinoma</li><li>Melanoma</li><li>Hemangiosarcomas</li></ul>
  749.  
  750.  
  751.  
  752. <p>So we can speak of &#8220;skin cancer&#8221; or of a &#8220;basalioma of the skin.&#8221; However,&nbsp;<strong>diagnosing cancer can be difficult</strong>&nbsp;because the veterinarian needs tissue for this, which sometimes requires&nbsp;<strong>surgery</strong>. This does not always make sense for&nbsp;<strong>old and weakened animals</strong>. The&nbsp;<strong>therapy</strong>&nbsp;depends both on the location as well as on the nature of the particular tumor.</p>
  753.  
  754.  
  755.  
  756. <h2>Skin cancer in the dog</h2>
  757.  
  758.  
  759.  
  760. <p>Older dogs, in particular, are prone to&nbsp;<strong>skin tumors</strong>,&nbsp;<strong>i.e., new tissue formation on the skin</strong>.</p>
  761.  
  762.  
  763.  
  764. <p>The good news is that around two-thirds of all dog skin tumors are benign.</p>
  765.  
  766.  
  767.  
  768. <p>Benign tumors are, for example,&nbsp;<strong>warts</strong>&nbsp;or small nodules filled with fat, so-called&nbsp;<strong>lipomas</strong>, and&nbsp;<strong>basal cell</strong>&nbsp;tumors. The most common malignant skin tumors in dogs include&nbsp;<strong>mast cell tumors</strong>&nbsp;. Especially&nbsp;<strong>boxers</strong>&nbsp;are affected. Dog skin cancer can also show up in the form of&nbsp;<strong>squamous cell carcinoma</strong>. Since&nbsp;<strong>metastases</strong>&nbsp;rarely occur, the&nbsp;<strong>chances of recovery are high</strong>. The prerequisite for this is that the veterinarian can altogether remove the carcinoma.&nbsp;<strong>Melanomas</strong>&nbsp;can be benign or malignant. Especially&nbsp;<strong><a href="https://pets.webmd.com/dogs/dogs-and-skin-cancer#:~:text=Malignant%20melanoma.,dog&#039;s%20body%20that%20have%20hair." data-wpel-link="external" target="_blank" rel="follow noopener noreferrer">melanoma </a>on hairless areas&nbsp;</strong>turns out to be cancer. They tend to scatter in the lymph nodes, abdomen, or lungs.</p>
  769.  
  770.  
  771.  
  772. <h2>For female dogs: cancer in the milk crest and ovaries</h2>
  773.  
  774.  
  775.  
  776. <p>The most common cancer in bitches is&nbsp;<strong>cancer in the milk bar</strong>. If tumors appear here, they are malignant in half of the cases.</p>
  777.  
  778.  
  779.  
  780. <p>A&nbsp;<strong>castration before the second heat</strong>&nbsp;lowers the risk of this disease. Females rarely develop&nbsp;<strong>ovarian cancer</strong>. Signs of this are&nbsp;<strong>water accumulation in the abdomen</strong>&nbsp;or&nbsp;<strong>hormonal disorders</strong>. During operation, the veterinarian often removes both the&nbsp;<strong>ovaries</strong>&nbsp;and the&nbsp;<strong>uterus</strong>.</p>
  781.  
  782.  
  783.  
  784. <h2>In males: cancer of the prostate and testicles</h2>
  785.  
  786.  
  787.  
  788. <p><strong>Prostate cancer</strong>&nbsp;mostly occurs in older, medium-sized to large males. The first signs are&nbsp;<strong>increased urination or constipation and loss of appetite</strong>. Unfortunately, prostate cancer often metastasizes in dogs. Testicular&nbsp;<strong>tumors</strong>&nbsp;develop, mostly when the testicles have not descended on both sides in puppy age. One or both testicles are then in the&nbsp;<strong>abdominal cavity</strong>&nbsp;or the&nbsp;<strong>inguinal canal.&nbsp;</strong>Due to the&nbsp;<strong>higher ambient temperature</strong>, tumors develop faster here. Neutering cannot protect the dog from prostate cancer. But&nbsp;<strong>removing undescended testicles</strong>&nbsp;before the second year of life protects the dog from testicular cancer.</p>
  789.  
  790.  
  791.  
  792. <h2>Blood cancer in the dog</h2>
  793.  
  794.  
  795.  
  796. <p>Blood cancer is relatively common in dogs compared to other cancers. It is usually a&nbsp;<strong>malignant lymphoma</strong>, which is also known as&nbsp;<strong><a href="https://www.oncolink.org/cancers/vet/common-veterinary-cancers/lymphosarcoma-in-dogs#:~:text=Lymphosarcoma%20(lymphoma)%20is%20the%20third,gastrointestinal%20tract%20and%20bone%20marrow." data-wpel-link="external" target="_blank" rel="follow noopener noreferrer">lymphosarcoma</a></strong>&nbsp;or&nbsp;<strong>leukosis</strong>. The tumor affects the&nbsp;<strong>lymphocytes</strong>&nbsp;and thus mainly occurs in the lymph nodes, spleen, and liver. If there are tumor cells in the blood, it is&nbsp;<strong>leukemia</strong>. With blood cancer,&nbsp;<strong>chemotherapy</strong>&nbsp;can significantly extend the life of the dog, depending on its stage. Up to a quarter of the dogs can be cured with&nbsp;<strong>chemotherapy</strong>.</p>
  797.  
  798.  
  799.  
  800. <h2>Bone cancer in the dog</h2>
  801.  
  802.  
  803.  
  804. <p>We speak of bone cancer when&nbsp;<strong>tumors develop on the skeleton of the dog</strong>. These tumors are primarily&nbsp;<strong><a href="https://vth.vetmed.wsu.edu/specialties/oncology/information-for-owners/osteosarcoma" data-wpel-link="external" target="_blank" rel="follow noopener noreferrer">osteosarcomas</a></strong>. They destroy the bones and lead to&nbsp;<strong>lameness and pain</strong>. Osteosarcomas form&nbsp;<strong>metastases</strong>. If&nbsp;<strong>the amputation of</strong>&nbsp;the affected limb is not possible,&nbsp;<strong>radiation</strong>&nbsp;can relieve the symptoms.</p>
  805.  
  806.  
  807.  
  808. <h2>Brain tumors</h2>
  809.  
  810.  
  811.  
  812. <p>Brain tumors primarily affect older dogs.&nbsp;<strong>Neurological failures</strong>&nbsp;such as swaying or seizures, and suddenly&nbsp;<strong>changing behavior</strong>&nbsp;can be signs of a&nbsp;<strong>brain tumor in the dog</strong>. Depending on where the cancer is located, which can dog&nbsp;<strong>blind</strong>&nbsp;are. It is often not possible to surgically remove the brain tumor. In many cases,&nbsp;<strong>radiation can give</strong>&nbsp;the dog a few months or even years with a good quality of life.</p>
  813.  
  814.  
  815.  
  816. <h2>Dog nasal cancer</h2>
  817.  
  818.  
  819.  
  820. <p>Older dogs may occasionally develop nasal or nasal cancer. It is associated with&nbsp;<strong>a runny nose, sneezing, or deformation of the skull</strong>. Tumors in this area are usually&nbsp;<strong>malignant</strong>. Operations are rarely possible there. In some cases,&nbsp;<strong>radiation</strong>&nbsp;can give the dog more lifespan.</p>
  821.  
  822.  
  823.  
  824. <h2>Dangerous spleen cancer in dogs</h2>
  825.  
  826.  
  827.  
  828. <p>In contrast to cats, spleen tumors are more common in dogs. Most of these are&nbsp;<strong><a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hemangiosarcoma" data-wpel-link="external" target="_blank" rel="follow noopener noreferrer">hemangiosarcomas</a></strong>&nbsp;that tend to metastasize. Detected early enough, the vet can&nbsp;<strong>remove</strong>&nbsp;the&nbsp;<strong>spleen</strong>&nbsp;and then perform&nbsp;<strong>chemotherapy</strong>. Older German Shepherds are often affected.</p>
  829.  
  830.  
  831.  
  832. <h2>Lung cancer and kidney cancer in dogs are rare.</h2>
  833.  
  834.  
  835.  
  836. <p>We speak of lung cancer when the tumors of cancer&nbsp;<strong>first appear</strong>&nbsp;in the lungs. In this case, these are&nbsp;<strong>primary tumors</strong>&nbsp;in the lungs.&nbsp;<strong>Secondary tumors are metastases</strong>, so cancer has spread. In animals, it is not always possible to determine where a tumor first appears.&nbsp;<strong>Lung cancer</strong>&nbsp;is rare in dogs—no measuring probes in the lungs.</p>
  837.  
  838.  
  839.  
  840. <p>Also,&nbsp;<strong>&#8220;kidney cancer&#8221;</strong>&nbsp;with outgoing from the kidney tumors is sporadic in dogs. However, other types of cancer metastasize into the kidney tissue so that the kidney tumor can be noticed first—likewise, one&nbsp;<strong>pancreatic cancer</strong>&nbsp;to the rare dog diseases. In principle, like in humans, cancer can form on every organ or part of the dog&#8217;s body.</p>
  841.  
  842.  
  843.  
  844. <h2>What is the difference between benign and malignant cancer?&nbsp;</h2>
  845.  
  846.  
  847.  
  848. <p>Both&nbsp;<em>benign</em>&nbsp;and&nbsp;<em>malignant</em>&nbsp;cancer can often be treated well.</p>
  849.  
  850.  
  851.  
  852. <p>Cancer can spread. This can be done in adjacent tissue but also towards lymph nodes, lungs, liver, bones, or other organs. We call this metastasis.</p>
  853.  
  854.  
  855.  
  856. <p><strong>Benign tumors do not spread.</strong></p>
  857.  
  858.  
  859.  
  860. <p>When a tumor has&nbsp;<strong>spread</strong>, a tiny piece of tissue is released. The amount of tissue flows through the body with tissue fluid (lymph) or blood. New tumors can grow where the tissue piece gets stuck.</p>
  861.  
  862.  
  863.  
  864. <p>When discovering a tumor, these metastases can sometimes be microscopic.&nbsp;<em>Metastases of cancer in a dog&#8217;s lungs</em></p>
  865.  
  866.  
  867.  
  868. <h2>The most common symptoms of canine cancer are&nbsp;</h2>
  869.  
  870.  
  871.  
  872. <ul><li>Abnormal thicknesses (a growth)</li><li>Losing weight / abnormal appetite</li><li>Shortness of breath or coughing</li><li>Decreased stamina</li><li>Pain</li><li>Lameness or stiffness</li><li>Drinking and peeing a lot</li><li>Anemia</li><li>Difficulty urinating or defecating</li><li>Wounds that don&#8217;t heal</li><li>Blood loss or bleeding</li><li>Deviating odor</li></ul>
  873.  
  874.  
  875.  
  876. <h2>What is the treatment for canine cancer?&nbsp;</h2>
  877.  
  878.  
  879.  
  880. <p>The treatment differs per cancer type. Cancer can be treated with surgery, hormone therapy, chemotherapy, or radiation. Immunotherapy is on the rise in veterinary medicine.</p>
  881.  
  882.  
  883.  
  884. <p>In some cases, your vet may present different treatment options. For example, a tumor can be operated on or irradiated.</p>
  885.  
  886.  
  887.  
  888. <p>In other cases, treatments are combined. For example, after surgery, chemotherapy is possible to slow down the growth of metastases.</p>
  889.  
  890.  
  891.  
  892. <h2>Does an animal with cancer need a special diet?&nbsp;</h2>
  893.  
  894.  
  895.  
  896. <p>Eating healthy can reduce the chances of getting certain cancers. If a dog has cancer, he must eat&nbsp;<strong>enough</strong>. Any complete diet will do.</p>
  897.  
  898.  
  899.  
  900. <h2>What can the Medical treatment do?&nbsp;</h2>
  901.  
  902.  
  903.  
  904. <p>Examines and treats many cancer patients.</p>
  905.  
  906.  
  907.  
  908. <p>These animals are referred to because we:</p>
  909.  
  910.  
  911.  
  912. <ul><li>Have special equipment (&nbsp;<a target="_blank" href="https://www.mcvoordieren.nl/ct" rel="noreferrer noopener follow" data-wpel-link="external">CT scan</a>, MRI scan, a significant X-ray table, a more expensive ultrasound machine, and an internal examination ( endoscopy ).</li><li>Specialized&nbsp;<strong>surgeons</strong>&nbsp;and&nbsp;<strong>orthopedic surgeons</strong>&nbsp;have a lot of experience in less standard procedures.</li><li>I have a lot of experience with chemotherapy.</li><li>Have a good relationship with the&nbsp;<strong>radiation department</strong>&nbsp;of Utrecht University.</li><li>Honest advice on the best treatment and say if we find that you better not start treatment.</li></ul>
  913.  
  914.  
  915.  
  916. <h2>Tips: signs of cancer in dogs</h2>
  917.  
  918.  
  919.  
  920. <p>The faster cancer is recognized in dogs, the better the chances of a cure!</p>
  921.  
  922.  
  923.  
  924. <p>If you notice any of the following signs, you should go to the vet with your four-legged friend:</p>
  925.  
  926.  
  927.  
  928. <ul><li><strong>Knots</strong>&nbsp;under or on the skin</li><li><strong>Weight loss</strong>&nbsp;or sudden<strong>&nbsp;increase</strong></li><li>suddenly different, foul&nbsp;<strong>body odor</strong></li><li><strong>Bleeding</strong>&nbsp;from the orifices</li><li>the dog appears&nbsp;<strong>apathetic and weak</strong></li><li>heavy breath,&nbsp;<strong>cough</strong></li><li>Wounds that do<strong>n&#8217;t heal</strong></li></ul>
  929.  
  930.  
  931.  
  932. <p>Veterinary Oncology: What to Do With Lumps and Bumps on &#8230;. https://todaysveterinarypractice.com/tumor-detection-dogs-cats/</p>
  933. <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://mysocialpetwork.com/top-types-of-cancers-in-dogs/" data-wpel-link="internal">Top Types Of Cancers in Dogs</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://mysocialpetwork.com" data-wpel-link="internal">My Social Pet Work</a>.</p>
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  939. <title>Milk Thistle for Dogs: Benefits and Uses</title>
  940. <link>https://mysocialpetwork.com/milk-thistle-for-dogs-dosage/</link>
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  943. <pubDate>Tue, 30 Jun 2020 19:55:42 +0000</pubDate>
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  946.  
  947. <description><![CDATA[<p>The milk thistle&#160;(Silybum marianum)&#160;from the daisy family is not only an&#160;important medicinal plant. The milk thistle grows to a height of 1.5 m and has large, dark green leaves with pointed thorns on edge. Their few reddish-purple flowers are relatively small about the plant size. Liver disease Milk thistle has been used for thousands of [&#8230;]</p>
  948. <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://mysocialpetwork.com/milk-thistle-for-dogs-dosage/" data-wpel-link="internal">Milk Thistle for Dogs: Benefits and Uses</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://mysocialpetwork.com" data-wpel-link="internal">My Social Pet Work</a>.</p>
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  951. <p>The milk thistle&nbsp;<strong>(<a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silybum_marianum" data-wpel-link="external" target="_blank" rel="follow noopener noreferrer">Silybum marianum</a>)</strong>&nbsp;from the daisy family is not only an&nbsp;<strong>important medicinal plant</strong>. The milk thistle grows to a height of 1.5 m and has large, dark green leaves with pointed thorns on edge. Their few reddish-purple flowers are relatively small about the plant size.</p>
  952.  
  953.  
  954.  
  955. <h3>Liver disease</h3>
  956.  
  957.  
  958.  
  959. <p>Milk thistle has been used for thousands of years in liver diseases and to support detoxification in animals and humans.&nbsp;<strong>But what can the medicinal plant do?</strong>&nbsp;And what is there to consider when buying milk thistle extracts for dogs?.</p>
  960.  
  961.  
  962.  
  963. <h2>The seven main effects of milk thistle for Dogs&nbsp;</h2>
  964.  
  965.  
  966.  
  967. <p>As early as the late 1960s, researchers identified&nbsp;<strong>silybin</strong>&nbsp;as the most important active ingredient in milk thistle&nbsp;<strong>fruits</strong>&nbsp;(which look like seeds). Silybin and some similar molecules are summarized today under the term&nbsp;<strong>silymarin</strong>. Silymarin is:</p>
  968.  
  969.  
  970.  
  971. <ol><li><strong>antioxidant</strong></li><li><strong>anti-inflammatory (anti-inflammatory)</strong></li><li><strong>bilious (choleretic)</strong></li><li><strong>stimulates regeneration</strong></li><li><strong>liver protection (hepatoprotective)</strong></li><li><strong>anti-scar (antifibrotic)</strong></li><li><strong>Immune strengthening (immunomodulatory)</strong></li><li><strong>Silymarin is an antioxidant</strong></li></ol>
  972.  
  973.  
  974.  
  975. <p><strong>Many liver diseases result in oxidative stress in the liver tissue.</strong>&nbsp;For example, this is used to ward off infectious agents in acute illnesses but can become independent. <strong>In chronic liver diseases</strong>, it can help to destroy more and more liver tissue. Milk thistle seed silymarin can neutralize free radicals and thus counteract oxidative stress.&nbsp;</p>
  976.  
  977.  
  978.  
  979. <p><strong>It can help protect essential cell structures such as DNA and the cell membrane from free radical damage.</strong>&nbsp;Silymarin is also able to inhibit enzymes involved in the formation of free radicals and promote the formation of protective molecules (eg, sirtuins). Last but not least, it activates the body&#8217;s antioxidant systems, such as superoxide dismutase.</p>
  980.  
  981.  
  982.  
  983. <h2>1. Silymarin inhibits inflammation</h2>
  984.  
  985.  
  986.  
  987. <figure class="wp-block-image size-large"><img src="https://i0.wp.com/mysocialpetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Silymarin-inhibits-inflammation-in-dogs-6783043-1024x682.jpeg?resize=696%2C464" alt="silymarin-inhibits-inflammation-in-dogs-6783043-1084821" class="wp-image-8947" data-recalc-dims="1"/></figure>
  988.  
  989.  
  990.  
  991. <p>Among other things, <strong>silymarin inhibits the inflammatory reaction&#8217;s</strong> most important ways, the activation of the so-called NF-kappaB transcription factor. This promotes the formation of inflammation-promoting enzymes and messenger substances, which can become a chronic liver disease problem.</p>
  992.  
  993.  
  994.  
  995. <h2>2. Silymarin stimulates the flow of bile.</h2>
  996.  
  997.  
  998.  
  999. <p>It ensures that more bile salts are pumped into the bile and thus promotes, for example, fat digestion and the excretion of toxins bound to bile salts.</p>
  1000.  
  1001.  
  1002.  
  1003. <h2>3. Silymarin promotes the regeneration of the liver.</h2>
  1004.  
  1005.  
  1006.  
  1007. <p>As early as the 1980s, it was shown that after partial removal of the liver, <strong>silymarin promotes the regeneration of the remaining part of the organ</strong>. To date, it is not completely clear how this works. Presumably, protein formation increased by silymarin helps to regenerate damaged liver cells and to create new ones.&nbsp;<strong>Milk thistle for dogs with Cushing&#8217;s disease is excellent.</strong></p>
  1008.  
  1009.  
  1010.  
  1011. <h2>4. Silymarin protects the liver tissue.</h2>
  1012.  
  1013.  
  1014.  
  1015. <p>It suppresses the formation of cell-damaging cytokines and blocks the absorption of toxins (toxins) into the liver cells.</p>
  1016.  
  1017.  
  1018.  
  1019. <h2>5. Silymarin protects the liver tissue</h2>
  1020.  
  1021.  
  1022.  
  1023. <p>It suppresses the formation of cell-damaging cytokines and blocks the absorption of toxins (toxins) into the liver cells.</p>
  1024.  
  1025.  
  1026.  
  1027. <h2>6. Silymarin inhibits scar formation.</h2>
  1028.  
  1029.  
  1030.  
  1031. <p><a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5787209/" data-wpel-link="external" target="_blank" rel="follow noopener noreferrer">Liver fibrosis</a>, also known as shrink liver, is a feared complication of many liver diseases. Damaged liver tissue is replaced by scar tissue. But the more scar tissue is created in the liver, the worse it can do its job. Silymarin inhibits the formation of the cells that make up the scar tissue (myofibroblasts).</p>
  1032.  
  1033.  
  1034.  
  1035. <h2>7. Silymarin is immunomodulatory</h2>
  1036.  
  1037.  
  1038.  
  1039. <p>In autoimmune liver diseases, i.e., when the immune system attacks the liver itself, silymarin inhibits specific immune cells (T-lymphocytes).</p>
  1040.  
  1041.  
  1042.  
  1043. <p><strong>In various studies, silymarin stimulated the innate and acquired immune systems, thus strengthening the immune system.</strong></p>
  1044.  
  1045.  
  1046.  
  1047. <p>The importance of milk thistle extracts for liver diseases has been best researched so far, but there are other exciting uses. For example, dogs treated with milk thistle extract and an antibiotic with&nbsp;<strong>Giardia infection</strong>&nbsp;showed fewer side effects of the antibiotic treatment.&nbsp;</p>
  1048.  
  1049.  
  1050.  
  1051. <p>In <a href="https://pets.webmd.com/dogs/diabetes-dog-diet" data-wpel-link="external" target="_blank" rel="follow noopener noreferrer">diabetic dogs</a>, silymarin reduces insulin resistance. Thanks to its antioxidant and cell-protecting properties, silymarin is also being intensively researched in connection with neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson&#8217;s and Alzheimer&#8217;s.&nbsp;</p>
  1052.  
  1053.  
  1054.  
  1055. <h2>How does milk thistle help dogs with liver disease?</h2>
  1056.  
  1057.  
  1058.  
  1059. <p>Many animal nutrition experts recommend milk thistle extracts as part of special liver diets. Above all, they rely on the antioxidant and <a href="https://pets.webmd.com/dogs/inflammatory-bowel-disease-ibd-dogs" data-wpel-link="external" target="_blank" rel="follow noopener noreferrer">anti-inflammatory</a> properties of milk thistle and have had good experiences in practice with their patients. Unfortunately, there are too few clinical milk thistle studies for our pets to make specific statements about certain liver diseases in dogs.&nbsp;</p>
  1060.  
  1061.  
  1062.  
  1063. <p>So far, much has only been researched on cell cultures, laboratory animals, and in human patients, with different milk thistle extracts in different dosages. Although the effects of silymarin described above were also evident in the other species, it is only possible to a limited extent to transfer the results to animals with liver disease.&nbsp;</p>
  1064.  
  1065.  
  1066.  
  1067. <h2>What to look for when buying milk thistle extracts</h2>
  1068.  
  1069.  
  1070.  
  1071. <p>Milk thistle extracts are of very different quality. The body poorly absorbs silymarin, so it has a low bioavailability. If you feed&nbsp;<strong>pure milk thistle powder</strong>&nbsp;(with 1.5 to 3% silymarin), there is usually no detectable silymarin in the blood. With milk thistle extracts that contain 70 to&nbsp;<strong>80% silymarin</strong>, there is little silymarin in the blood, but significantly more in the bile, since silymarin is enriched there.&nbsp;</p>
  1072.  
  1073.  
  1074.  
  1075. <p>Thanks to intensive research, it is now possible to improve the absorption of silymarin many times over, for example, by coupling it to lecithin. For some of these extracts with&nbsp;<strong>higher bioavailability</strong>, studies already exist that confirm adequate intake even in dogs.</p>
  1076.  
  1077.  
  1078.  
  1079. <p>If you buy a product with milk thistle extract, it is best to choose an excerpt whose bioavailability has explicitly been improved or pay attention to a standardized high silymarin content of approx. 80%. In general, the higher the milk thistle is mentioned in the list of ingredients, the more it is included. But since you cannot compare pure milk thistle powder and an extract with increased bioavailability, this hardly helps you assess the quality. If only milk thistle extract is declared without further details, it is best to ask the manufacturer in more fact.</p>
  1080.  
  1081.  
  1082.  
  1083. <p>We usually recommend choosing a&nbsp;<strong>dietary supplement for sick liver animals</strong>&nbsp;if you are looking for a milk thistle product. These meet specific legal requirements for their composition (eg, high content of essential fatty acids) and may bear the note &#8220;To support liver function in chronic liver failure.&#8221;</p>
  1084.  
  1085.  
  1086.  
  1087. <p>If you want to buy milk thistle for your dog with liver disease, it makes sense to choose a dietary supplement that supports liver metabolism with omega-3 fatty acids.</p>
  1088.  
  1089.  
  1090.  
  1091. <h2>How much milk thistle should I give to my dog?</h2>
  1092.  
  1093.  
  1094.  
  1095. <h4>Milk thistle for dogs dosage</h4>
  1096.  
  1097.  
  1098.  
  1099. <p>For silymarin, experts recommend a dose of 20 to 50 mg per kg body weight and day. With milk thistle extracts with a targeted increase in bioavailability, a significantly lower amount may be sufficient. Since the milk thistle products are so different, the products&#8217; dose cannot be compared with one another using the list of ingredients. In turn, asking here only helps if you want to know precisely.</p>
  1100.  
  1101.  
  1102.  
  1103. <p>Milk thistle oil is made from the elongated seeds of milk thistle. The shell of the seeds is tough to unlock by mammals. Infusion preparation also has little benefit for the liver, since the substance silymarin is not water-soluble.</p>
  1104.  
  1105.  
  1106.  
  1107. <ul><li>Therefore, give your dog extracts of the plant, i.e., milk thistle oil &#8211; not the seeds. You can add this to the feed.</li><li>Therapy should be accompanied by diuretic herbs so that water-soluble substances can be excreted.</li><li>Older animals, in particular, should get milk thistle oil, because their metabolism is often disturbed. Obese animals or animals with skin and coat problems also benefit from this.&nbsp;</li><li>Milk thistle oil supports the bile flow.</li></ul>
  1108.  
  1109.  
  1110.  
  1111. <h2>Medical application</h2>
  1112.  
  1113.  
  1114.  
  1115. <p>The active ingredient complex Silymarin has a liver-protecting, liver-strengthening, detoxifying effect and stimulates bile flow and circulation.<br></p>
  1116.  
  1117.  
  1118.  
  1119. <p>In evidence-based medicine, liver poisoning (caused, for example, by eating tuber agarics) is treated with silibinin, which is obtained from the fruits of the thistle.&nbsp;Sylimarin changes the structure of the outer cell membrane of the hepatocytes in such a way that liver toxins cannot penetrate into the cell interior.&nbsp;Sylimarin stimulates the activity of nucleolar polymerase A, which leads to increased ribosomal protein synthesis.&nbsp;This increases the regeneration of the liver.</p>
  1120.  
  1121.  
  1122.  
  1123. <p><strong>Other active ingredients in the plant are: </strong>bitter substances, biogenic amines, tannins, dyes, to a small extent also essential oils, unknown harsh substances and resins.<br>Clinical studies have also shown success in preventing skin and prostate cancer, which is due to the antioxidant effect.</p>
  1124.  
  1125.  
  1126.  
  1127. <p><strong>Other applications:</strong> biliary disorders, gastrointestinal disorders, migraines, motion sickness, possibly trigeminal neuralgia, varicose veins, portal vein congestion.<br>Milk thistle fruits are also being used increasingly in the field of livestock feeding, with the liver therapy effect being the main focus.</p>
  1128.  
  1129.  
  1130.  
  1131. <h4>CONCLUSION</h4>
  1132.  
  1133.  
  1134.  
  1135. <p>Milk thistle supports liver function in many ways and is often recommended by veterinarians.&nbsp;Nevertheless, there is still a need for research in dogs with liver disease.&nbsp;Dietary supplements that also contain milk thistle are most suitable for liver-sick animals.</p>
  1136. <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://mysocialpetwork.com/milk-thistle-for-dogs-dosage/" data-wpel-link="internal">Milk Thistle for Dogs: Benefits and Uses</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://mysocialpetwork.com" data-wpel-link="internal">My Social Pet Work</a>.</p>
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  1142. <title>Can a dog eat cucumber?</title>
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  1146. <pubDate>Tue, 30 Jun 2020 18:19:57 +0000</pubDate>
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  1153. <description><![CDATA[<p>Giving your dog cucumber may look a little crazy. Your dog eats kibble, right? Or meat? And there are so many different dog treats and snacks on the market. Why would you give vegetables to a dog? We humans eat vegetables every day. But is this also the intention for your dog? And can your [&#8230;]</p>
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  1156. <content:encoded><![CDATA[<p>Giving your dog cucumber may look a little crazy. Your dog eats kibble, right? Or meat?</p>
  1157. <p>And there are so many different dog treats and snacks on the market. Why would you give vegetables to a dog?</p>
  1158. <p>We humans eat vegetables every day. But is this also the intention for your dog?</p>
  1159. <p>And can your four-legged friend also eat too much cucumber?</p>
  1160. <p>In this article we will tell you more about feeding cucumber to your dog.</p>
  1161. <div id="toc_container" class="no_bullets">
  1162. <p class="toc_title">Contents of this article</p>
  1163. </div>
  1164. <h2><span id="Je_hond_komkommer_geven"> You giving cucumber to your dog </span></h2>
  1165. <p>Giving your cucumber to your dog may sound like an illogical choice in his diet. A dog usually gets chunks on his plate, or fresh meat? What should he do with cucumber?</p>
  1166. <p>Nowadays there are a lot of food on the market for our animals. Chunks, wet food, meat, but also sweets, chews and other treats. There is a good chance that it will come to you sooner to give a tasty dried duck neck than a piece of vegetable.</p>
  1167. <p>There is usually nothing wrong with this idea. We humans are omnivores (omnivores), which also include vegetables and carbohydrates (such as pasta, bread and potatoes).</p>
  1168. <p>A dog, on the other hand, is not built on this. How about this?</p>
  1169. <h2><span id="Wat_eet_een_hond"> What does a dog eat? </span></h2>
  1170. <p>By nature our dog is a &#8220;real meat eater&#8221;, a carnivore. This means that from his natural diet he obtains the vast majority of his nutrients from meat and meat-related products.</p>
  1171. <p>Just like the wolf!</p>
  1172. <p>Now it is true that the dog has gradually taken over the human diet slightly more than his wild ancestor. That is why they can handle carbohydrates a little better in the digestion than the wolf.</p>
  1173. <p>Vegetables are also products that are not a large part of the natural menu. These can hardly be broken down by the body, because the dog has a very different digestive system than herbivores (herbivores) and omnivores (omnivores).</p>
  1174. <p>The dog&#8217;s stomach is relatively large, the intestinal tract short and firm. This does not contain enzymes or an extensive intestinal flora of bacteria to help with the breakdown of vegetable material.</p>
  1175. <p>The teeth are also more built to tear off pieces of meat than to pre-chew the food neatly in the mouth. There are relatively many incisors, where plant and omnivores mainly have large, firm molars.</p>
  1176. <p>When eating raw vegetables, the dog will not be able to easily access the nutrients. These are nice and safe tucked away in the plant cells, the walls of which can hardly or not be broken down by the dog&#8217;s body.</p>
  1177. <p>The vegetables are therefore largely excreted, including the valuable content.</p>
  1178. <p>Do you want to give vegetables to your dog now and then? as a small (!) addition to his diet? Then it is recommended to give it steamed or pureed. The cell walls have already been destroyed or weakened, so that the dog can access the nutrients more easily.</p>
  1179. <p>But should you also steam a cucumber?</p>
  1180. <h2><span id="Is_komkommer_gevaarlijk_voor_mijn_hond"> Is cucumber dangerous for my dog? </span></h2>
  1181. <p>Giving your dog cucumber , fresh snack. So it is not dangerous. You also do not have to steam or mash this vegetable before giving it to your dog, because cucumber consists of 94% water. So you can assume that your dog is just getting a fresh, thirst-quenching snack instead of a vitamin bomb.</p>
  1182. <p>For this reason, cucumber is also popular with dogs that are quick to gain weight (such as neutered males) whether dogs are already overweight. Can they nibble away a bit, which has no further nutritional value?</p>
  1183. <p>And a little extra moisture is never gone!</p>
  1184. <p>But is your dog allowed to eat all parts of the cucumber? And can he get too much from this responsible snack?</p>
  1185. <h2><span id="Mag_mijn_hond_ook_de_schil_van_komkommer_eten"> Can my dog ​​eat the skin of cucumber? </span></h2>
  1186. <p>Giving your dog cucumber is generally completely safe. The pulp, as well as the stem and skin can be safely eaten.</p>
  1187. <p>To keep our vegetables free from pests during cultivation, toxic pesticides are often used. This ends up on the skin of the cucumber, where it can soak in.</p>
  1188. <p>Therefore it is better not only for ourselves, but also for our animals to eat peeled fruit and vegetables. The concentration of poison from the pesticides is said to be higher in the skin than in the rest of the product.</p>
  1189. <p>In addition, a piece of cucumber is also an excellent snack. But be aware that this is not going to be a large and persistent part of the diet. Your dog needs nutrients, even if he is too fat or has a tendency to do so.</p>
  1190. <p>Weigh the amount of food well and give few snacks. If you still want to give something, it is better to give the dog a small piece often. Keep in mind that it is often the thought that counts: your dog is happy that he gets something.</p>
  1191. <p>Psychologically, your dog therefore likes a small snack more often than a single large one.</p>
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  1198. <title>Can a dog drink milk?</title>
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  1202. <pubDate>Tue, 30 Jun 2020 17:08:38 +0000</pubDate>
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  1209. <description><![CDATA[<p>When your dog drinks milk, it is often accompanied by a lot of enthusiasm. Not only do puppies fight over their mother&#8217;s nipple, adult dogs also love a bowl of milk. But can an adult dog drink milk? Is this dangerous? And why can puppies do this without any problems? [19659002] Read all about dairy [&#8230;]</p>
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  1212. <content:encoded><![CDATA[<p>When your dog drinks milk, it is often accompanied by a lot of enthusiasm. Not only do puppies fight over their mother&#8217;s nipple, adult dogs also love a bowl of milk.</p>
  1213. <p><strong>But can an adult dog drink milk?</strong></p>
  1214. <p><strong>Is this dangerous?</strong></p>
  1215. <p><strong>And why can puppies do this without any problems? [19659002] Read all about dairy for your dog here.</strong></p>
  1216. <h2><span id="Melk_voor_puppy8217s"> Milk for puppies </span></h2>
  1217. <p>If you let a dog drink milk, he often thinks this is a very good plan. Jummy! But his body can think very differently about this. Complaints such as diarrhea and vomiting are not uncommon, after licking a bowl of milk.</p>
  1218. <p><strong>How about this?</strong></p>
  1219. <p>At the beginning of his life, your four-legged friend is completely dependent on his mother&#8217;s milk. This is packed with important nutrients that support vital processes in the body. Think of growth, but also of the natural defense against bacteria and viruses.</p>
  1220. <p>The milk is therefore specially made for the puppy and perfectly adapted to his needs.</p>
  1221. <p>If there is no mother or breast milk, then it is important that a substitute is found. A puppy cannot eat chunks or meat yet. He has no teeth at all!</p>
  1222. <p>In addition, his digestive system is not yet ready to tolerate solid food. Fortunately, there are all kinds of products on the market with which the puppy can get good bottle food.</p>
  1223. <p>So you will think that milk is healthy for everyone, for a dog&#8217;s life. But the reality is different.</p>
  1224. <h2><span id="Zuivelproducten_aan_een_hond_geven"> Giving dairy products to a dog </span></h2>
  1225. <p>After weaning, the dog is no longer dependent on his mother&#8217;s milk yield. He can eat solid food and derives the nutrients he needs to keep his body functioning properly.</p>
  1226. <p>This also applies to people when we switch from breast or bottle feeding to other products. Fruits, vegetables, but also carbohydrates have a strong place in the human diet.</p>
  1227. <p>But in many households, milk is also reintroduced in the toddler. Not in the form of human milk, but often milk from the cow. In addition, we take a lot of dairy products, such as yogurt, cottage cheese and cheese.</p>
  1228. <p>However, this does not make perfect sense. Isn&#8217;t our body finished with milk? And isn&#8217;t cow milk produced specifically for a calf?</p>
  1229. <p>That&#8217;s why we see more and more sensitivities or even allergies to milk. In Asia, this is even quite normal!</p>
  1230. <p>After his milking period, our dog normally switches to fresh meat. In our modern society they often get chunks, which are tailored to the needs of your four-legged friend. But from their owners, they often also get something in their menu.</p>
  1231. <p>Still, you have to be extremely careful when feeding products for people to animals. A dog may have the same organs, but its digestive system is very different from ours. To begin with, we are omnivores (omnivores) and your dog is a carnivore.</p>
  1232. <h2><span id="Overgeven_na_melk_drinken_is_melk_schadelijk"> Vomiting after drinking milk, is milk harmful? </span></h2>
  1233. <p>Have an adult dog drink milk and there is a high chance that he will vomit or get diarrhea. How is this possible? He also drank milk as a puppy, right?</p>
  1234. <p>In his young life, a puppy produces a lot of lactase, just like human babies do. This enzyme breaks down the substance lactose (milk sugar), so that the milk can be properly digested.</p>
  1235. <p>But after weaning, the dog no longer needs this enzyme (much). This will greatly reduce the production of this substance.</p>
  1236. <p>If the dog gets to drink milk after this, he may experience problems with its digestion. It is not the case that the milk will leave the body undigested and without problems. The substance can also irritate the body.</p>
  1237. <h2><span id="Moet_je_hond_na_melk_drinken_naar_een_dierenarts"> Should your dog drink milk after a visit to a vet? </span></h2>
  1238. <p>If your dog drinks a lot of milk, he may experience stomach and intestinal problems. If this is a one-off, there is usually not much going on. This also applies to other dairy products such as yogurt, cottage cheese, buttermilk, etc.</p>
  1239. <p>But does your dog regularly consume dairy? Then his gastrointestinal system can irritate and become inflamed. Look out for the following symptoms:</p>
  1240. <p>Consult one or more of these symptoms with the vet</p>
  1241. <p>Some dogs have even developed an allergy to milk products. In addition to stomach or intestinal problems, they can also get a rash and a foul breath.</p>
  1242. <p>Does your dog have diarrhea or stomach complaints after eating a little bit of dairy? Then give him easily digestible food such as boiled white rice with boiled chicken or boiled white fish. Even small bits of white bread with meat juice (salt-free!) Can calm things down.</p>
  1243. <p>In addition, make sure that your dog drinks enough. Provide lukewarm, clean drinking water and possibly make it more attractive by mixing in some (salt and herbless) meat juice.</p>
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  1250. <title>Everything About Cavachon Puppies</title>
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  1254. <pubDate>Tue, 30 Jun 2020 00:47:21 +0000</pubDate>
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  1257.  
  1258. <description><![CDATA[<p>What is a Cavachon puppy? Cavachons are small furry dogs, making them the right choice for people who live in small apartments or houses. If you are looking for a real watchdog, the Cavachon is not the right choice for you. Instead of a natural watchdog, the Cavachon is a friend to everyone. They are [&#8230;]</p>
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  1261. <content:encoded><![CDATA[
  1262. <p><strong>What is a Cavachon puppy?</strong></p>
  1263.  
  1264.  
  1265.  
  1266. <p><strong>Cavachons are small furry dogs</strong>, making them the right choice for people who live in small apartments or houses. If you are looking for a real watchdog, the Cavachon is not the right choice for you. Instead of a natural watchdog, the Cavachon is a friend to everyone. They are friendly and enthusiastic. The Cavachon is the right choice for families with children, but also families with other pets.</p>
  1267.  
  1268.  
  1269.  
  1270. <p>Cavachons are one of the most popular&nbsp;<strong>hybrid dog breeds</strong>&nbsp;due to its stunning appearance, the Cavachon. It is a mongrel dog that arises from the crossing of a bichon frize and a cavalier King Charles spaniel, two of the most recognized dog breeds worldwide.</p>
  1271.  
  1272.  
  1273.  
  1274. <p>Due to its parents&#8217; characteristics, the cavachón is a dog that enjoys a stunning physical appearance. However, its benefits go much further, since we are dealing with a hypoallergenic dog with a happy character and, above all, very energetic. If you are thinking of adopting a mixed breed dog like this, read on to discover&nbsp;<strong>everything about the Cavachon dog</strong>, its characteristics, care, and possible health problems.</p>
  1275.  
  1276.  
  1277.  
  1278. <h2>The cavachón and its particular personality</h2>
  1279.  
  1280.  
  1281.  
  1282. <p>Loving and kind<strong>, the cavachón is the pet that every family would like to have.&nbsp;</strong>It gets along great with children, although it is advisable never to leave them alone since being a small dog could be injured. They are also usually excellent friends with other dogs and even cats.</p>
  1283.  
  1284.  
  1285.  
  1286. <p>They are likely to bark at unknown people, but they cannot be considered guard dogs due to their size. Training them is simple; they tend to learn quickly and enjoy pleasing their owner or coach.&nbsp;<strong>It is an active dog that enjoys the outdoors and requires at least one walk a day.</strong></p>
  1287.  
  1288.  
  1289.  
  1290. <p><strong>The cavachón adapts quickly to life in an apartment or small flat, as</strong>&nbsp;long as you take it out daily for a walk<strong>.&nbsp;</strong>They do not usually tolerate the cold in the right way, so it is advisable not to leave them outside in winter or walk when the temperatures are shallow.</p>
  1291.  
  1292.  
  1293.  
  1294. <p><strong>This wonderful breed had its origin in the United States</strong>, more precisely in 1966, and since then its popularity has been growing due to its adorable appearance and way of being.</p>
  1295.  
  1296.  
  1297.  
  1298. <h2>Origin</h2>
  1299.  
  1300.  
  1301.  
  1302. <p>The cavachón is one of the so-called&nbsp;<strong>designer dogs</strong>&nbsp;since they arise to meet expectations generated by the characteristics of the original breeds. In this case, a dog was sought to combine the physical and psychological aspects of the cavalier King Charles with those of the bichon friz.&nbsp;</p>
  1303.  
  1304.  
  1305.  
  1306. <p>For this reason, the breed emerged in the United States, specifically in Pine, Arizona, where breeders, advised and assisted by geneticists and veterinarians, created a unique breeding program. As a result of this program,&nbsp;<strong>the first Cavachons</strong>&nbsp;emerged&nbsp;<strong>in 1996</strong>. In this way, we can verify that the history of the cavachón is very recent, which is why it is considered a genuinely new mongrel dog.</p>
  1307.  
  1308.  
  1309.  
  1310. <p>Currently, the breed does not have an official standard registered in the leading international cynological organisms, since it is only recognized as a hybrid, not as an independent breed.</p>
  1311.  
  1312.  
  1313.  
  1314. <h2>Characteristics</h2>
  1315.  
  1316.  
  1317.  
  1318. <p>Before discussing the inherent characteristics of dogs of the Cavachon breed, it should be clarified that not all puppies are the same since it depends on which of the two original species predominates in the puppy&#8217;s genetics. For this reason, mixed breed dogs are always unique, and it is practically impossible to find two identical or very similar specimens.</p>
  1319.  
  1320.  
  1321.  
  1322. <p>Now yes, focusing on the characteristics of the cavachón to general features, we can say that they are&nbsp;<strong>small dogs</strong>, weighing between 4 and 9 kilograms and have a height at the withers of between 23 and 33 centimeters. They have a complete body, like their back, with legs of developed and powerful musculature. Its shapes, in general, are rounded and smooth.&nbsp;</p>
  1323.  
  1324.  
  1325.  
  1326. <p>The tail is thick and dangles, standing tall when alert, as are its ears, which are medium and rounded. Likewise, the head is medium, round, and with a long snout and a small, dark nose, although there are variations between the different specimens. The eyes are large, dark in color, usually brown and round, characterized by being&nbsp;<strong>highly expressive</strong>.</p>
  1327.  
  1328.  
  1329.  
  1330. <p>The fur of the cavachón, of great length, is too&nbsp;<strong>soft and silky to the</strong>&nbsp;touch. The coat differs between specimens because while some have curly hair, others have it straight or wavy. This variation in the skin is explained, once again, in the dominant genetics, since the frizé birchón has a curly coat and the wavy King Charles cavalier. Whatever the type, they always have a soft coat undercoat, and the skin grows extremely fast when they are small, knowing what kind of coat they will have when they are barely a month old.</p>
  1331.  
  1332.  
  1333.  
  1334. <h3>Cavachon colors</h3>
  1335.  
  1336.  
  1337.  
  1338. <p>Not having an official standard, we cannot speak of accepted colors, but we can mention the most frequent ones:&nbsp;<strong>brown, white, and the combinations</strong>&nbsp;between black and white or with tan or white spots combined with apricot stains.</p>
  1339.  
  1340.  
  1341.  
  1342. <h3>Puppy Cavachon</h3>
  1343.  
  1344.  
  1345.  
  1346. <p>Cavachons are remarkably energetic and nervous dogs, which is exacerbated when they are in their puppy stage. At this point in their development, the Cavachons tend to be restless, hyperactive, always wanting to play and explore. These furry balls&nbsp;<strong>barely weigh about 2 kilos</strong>&nbsp;when they are puppies, so between that and that their body is not fully developed, we have to be attentive to blows or falls, as they can be fatal to their delicate little bodies.</p>
  1347.  
  1348.  
  1349.  
  1350. <p>As it happens with the adult specimens, it is tough to establish some characteristics of the puppy cavachón, since each one is different. In general, they are puppies with a&nbsp;<strong>lot of furs</strong>, curly or wavy, so their appearance is adorable. Also, they are very expressive since childhood.</p>
  1351.  
  1352.  
  1353.  
  1354. <h2>Character</h2>
  1355.  
  1356.  
  1357.  
  1358. <p>The Cavachons stand out for their energy; this means that they&nbsp;<strong>are restless dogs</strong>&nbsp;and need to be continually running, playing, and jumping. Some specimens can even become hyperactive, something that we must consider before adopting one. If this dynamic character is not channeled well through play and exercise, it can be destructive due to the accumulated energy. Also, they are usually entirely barking, always alert to everything new, or seem dangerous.</p>
  1359.  
  1360.  
  1361.  
  1362. <p>They need constant care and affection, as these dogs&nbsp;<strong>do not tolerate loneliness</strong>. For this reason, we only have to adopt a Cavachon as a companion animal if we are entirely sure that we can accompany it long enough. If we spend too much time away from home, the cavachón can suffer quite emotionally severe disturbances, developing separation anxiety or depression.&nbsp;</p>
  1363.  
  1364.  
  1365.  
  1366. <p>Of course, this does not mean that they are not able to learn to manage loneliness. It is possible to teach them to be alone but, being a general trend, it is recommended to do it with the help of a canine educator or an ethologist.</p>
  1367.  
  1368.  
  1369.  
  1370. <p>Apart from the above, cavachón&#8217;s temperament is characterized by being&nbsp;<strong>affectionate, affectionate, and attentive</strong>. It is the ideal dog for everyone, both for people who live alone, because it provides love and company in abundance, as well as for families with children, with whom it gets along wonderfully, and for older adults, to whom it will give infinite affection and joy. It is also ideal for those who already share their home with other animals, as the cavachón is usually sociable.</p>
  1371.  
  1372.  
  1373.  
  1374. <h2>Care</h2>
  1375.  
  1376.  
  1377.  
  1378. <p>The Cavachon mainly needs to stay active by doing&nbsp;<strong>physical exercise regularly and frequently</strong>. This is essential so that it maintains its balanced character and does not present physical or mental changes. For this, we can resort to games, circuits, or long walks. Likewise, we can resort to the ingenuity and intelligence games, which will favor the correct intellectual development of our cavachón and keep it entertained.</p>
  1379.  
  1380.  
  1381.  
  1382. <p>About the previous point, we must not forget the care needs that this mongrel dog demands. Remember that it does not tolerate loneliness, so toys become even more critical when we go out. Thus, we can buy food dispensing toys or the intelligence above games.</p>
  1383.  
  1384.  
  1385.  
  1386. <p>Another care of the cavachón resides in its cloak. It is necessary to&nbsp;<strong>brush it daily</strong>&nbsp;since its length tends to become tangled if it is not brushed regularly. Also, it is recommended to trim the hair every two or three months to keep it even and prevent it from accumulating dirt.</p>
  1387.  
  1388.  
  1389.  
  1390. <p>In terms of food, cavachón needs a&nbsp;<strong>balanced and quality diet</strong>. We can achieve this by feeding them with feed made with natural foods and suitable for human consumption, which entirely covers their nutritional needs. Now, if what we want is to establish a diet as natural as possible, we can also opt for homemade food. For these cases, we recommend consulting this article: &#8221; Natural dog food. &#8220;</p>
  1391.  
  1392.  
  1393.  
  1394. <h2>Education</h2>
  1395.  
  1396.  
  1397.  
  1398. <p>Cavachons&nbsp;<strong>are attentive dogs, always alert, and ready for activity</strong>. This facilitates their training because when an animal is predisposed to act, it is easy to reward it when it does it well, promoting this to happen again, which is known as favorable reinforcement. This training technique has proven to be very useful with all animals because it allows them to be motivated and want to continue learning.&nbsp;</p>
  1399.  
  1400.  
  1401.  
  1402. <p>Punishments or screaming do not get good results with any dog ​​breed. When discussing the education of the cavachón, it is essential to comment that these techniques have an even more negative impact on this hybrid dog than other dogs. Thus, in the face of these negative stimuli, the Cavachon can develop stress and anxiety, but also depression due to the dependency bond that it usually creates.</p>
  1403.  
  1404.  
  1405.  
  1406. <p>We have to combine respect, patience, and above all, perseverance in training the cavachón. Otherwise, if we relax, consent to it, and are not constant in its training, we will only get it to become capricious and not respond to our requests.</p>
  1407.  
  1408.  
  1409.  
  1410. <p>Given their playful nature, we can<strong>&nbsp;use educational games</strong>, through which they learn basic notions such as where they can play and where to urinate or defecate when they are puppies and others. In this way, using the game, he gladly learns almost everything we set out to do, enjoying both himself and the training process.</p>
  1411.  
  1412.  
  1413.  
  1414. <p>Finally, whether we adopt a puppy Cavachon as an adult one, it is essential to&nbsp;<strong>socialize it</strong>&nbsp;to ensure that it learns to relate to other animals and people. Although we face a friendly dog by nature, it is convenient not to leave out this part of the education process.&nbsp;</p>
  1415.  
  1416.  
  1417.  
  1418. <h2>Health</h2>
  1419.  
  1420.  
  1421.  
  1422. <p>Dogs of the Cavachon breed do not usually present the parent breeds&#8217; anomalies with great frequency; however, they can occur in them. Some of the most frequent are&nbsp;<strong>eye problems</strong>, among which conjunctivitis or cataracts stand out. To avoid complications, it is recommended to keep your eyes clean and go to the vet for alarming signs such as irritation or abnormal secretions. They can also develop&nbsp;<strong>hearing problems such</strong>&nbsp;as otitis, for which it is also recommended to keep your ears clean and watched.</p>
  1423.  
  1424.  
  1425.  
  1426. <p>Other diseases of the Cavachon that may be a cause for concern are cardiac pathology that affects the mitral valve. We must be vigilant if symptoms of cardiac malfunction occur, such as lethargy, excessive tiredness or shortness of breath, going to the vet urgently.</p>
  1427.  
  1428.  
  1429.  
  1430. <p>On the other hand, it is necessary to keep our vaccinated animal, identified by microchip and dewormed, following our trusted veterinarian&#8217;s recommendations. If we offer the cavachón all the care it needs and carry out good preventive medicine, its life expectancy usually ranges from&nbsp;<strong>12-14 years</strong>.</p>
  1431.  
  1432.  
  1433.  
  1434. <h2>Where to adopt a Cavachon?</h2>
  1435.  
  1436.  
  1437.  
  1438. <p>If we have fallen in love with this mongrel dog and want to share our home with a cavachón, we must first be sure that we are prepared for it. We must take into account the characteristics indicated in this article, such as its high energy level or its tendency to bark, as well as the need for affection and company.</p>
  1439.  
  1440.  
  1441.  
  1442. <p>If taking all of the above into account, we are determined to share our life with a cavachón, we recommend going to&nbsp;<strong>shelters and animal associations</strong>&nbsp;in your area, as perhaps one of these dogs is currently looking for a family. By adopting an abandoned animal, we help save a life and fight animal abuse, allowing him to enjoy a happy home and to give us all the love they keep.</p>
  1443.  
  1444.  
  1445.  
  1446. <h2>The cavachón and its particular personality</h2>
  1447.  
  1448.  
  1449.  
  1450. <p>Loving and kind<strong>, the cavachón is the pet that every family would like to have.&nbsp;</strong>It gets along great with children, although it is advisable never to leave them alone since being a small dog could be injured. They are also usually excellent friends with other dogs and even cats.</p>
  1451.  
  1452.  
  1453.  
  1454. <p>They are likely to bark at unknown people, but they cannot be considered guard dogs due to their size. Training them is simple; they tend to learn quickly and enjoy pleasing their owner or coach.&nbsp;<strong>It is an active dog that enjoys the outdoors and requires at least one walk a day.</strong></p>
  1455.  
  1456.  
  1457.  
  1458. <p><strong>The cavachón adapts quickly to life in an apartment or small flat, as</strong>&nbsp;long as you take it out daily for a walk<strong>.&nbsp;</strong>They do not usually tolerate the cold in the right way, so it is advisable not to leave them outside in winter or walk when the temperatures are shallow.</p>
  1459.  
  1460.  
  1461.  
  1462. <p><strong>This wonderful breed had its origin in the United States</strong>, more precisely in 1966, and since then its popularity has been growing due to its adorable appearance and way of being.</p>
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  1469. <title>Can You Put Neosporin On A Dog Wound? [2020]</title>
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  1477. <description><![CDATA[<p>Can I use Neosporin on my dog? Whenever we have scratches, cuts, or abrasions, we tend to look for a Neosporin tube and apply it several times a day for several days to help prevent secondary bacterial infections and aid in the healing process. It generally works, but does this mean that we can also [&#8230;]</p>
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  1481. <p><strong>Can I use Neosporin on my dog?</strong></p>
  1482.  
  1483.  
  1484.  
  1485. <p>Whenever we have scratches, cuts, or abrasions, we tend to look for a <a href="https://www.neosporin.com/" data-wpel-link="external" target="_blank" rel="follow noopener noreferrer">Neosporin</a> tube and apply it several times a day for several days to help prevent secondary bacterial infections and aid in the healing process.</p>
  1486.  
  1487.  
  1488.  
  1489. <p>It generally works, but does this mean that we can also use it on our dogs? According to recent surveys, pet owners who ask if they can use Neosporin on their dogs are ranked number 8 on a long list of pet care questions. So can you use Neosporin on your pet dog?</p>
  1490.  
  1491.  
  1492.  
  1493. <h2>Should you use Neosporin on your dog?</h2>
  1494.  
  1495.  
  1496.  
  1497. <p><strong><em>Neosporin helps prevent a bacterial infection from minor cuts, abrasions, burns, and even scrapes. Applying Neosporin to a dog is generally considered safe.</em></strong></p>
  1498.  
  1499.  
  1500.  
  1501. <p>However, studies show that cleaning abrasion immediately can have the same effect of faster healing times and effective prevention of bacterial infection. This means that if you are vigilant enough about what is happening to your dog, then you can immediately take corrective action at the first sign of a loss in skin integrity. You can wash and clean scraped or worn skin with copious amounts of water. A simple saline solution also works. Therefore, the application of Neosporin is optional.</p>
  1502.  
  1503.  
  1504.  
  1505. <p>Additionally, most dogs have been shown to have a very rapid wound healing rate, much faster than that of humans. With this knowledge, if you decide to apply Neosporin to your dog&#8217;s wounds, be sure to use it only for a few days as your canine friend&#8217;s body will take care of the rest. Applying it no more than three times a day should suffice.</p>
  1506.  
  1507.  
  1508.  
  1509. <h2>When should you not use Neosporin?</h2>
  1510.  
  1511.  
  1512.  
  1513. <p>Like all topical antibiotics, Neosporin should never be applied to deep wounds, open cuts, and extensive burns. It should be remembered that the Neosporin formulation is primarily designed for surface use only when the skin&#8217;s natural pH and other characteristics have been taken into consideration.</p>
  1514.  
  1515.  
  1516.  
  1517. <p>Its use in deeper cuts and wounds may work. Still, its effectiveness cannot really be guaranteed as it was not designed or formulated for deeper wounds. Additionally, deep wounds already involve blood vessels and other tissues that may require more definitive management than merely protecting them from possible bacterial infection.</p>
  1518.  
  1519.  
  1520.  
  1521. <p>That is why it is generally recommended that if there are deep cuts or wounds, your first action is to irrigate it with clean water or saline solution and then apply a pressure bandage. Then you will have to take your pet to the veterinary clinic to evaluate the wounds; maybe they will put some points to control the bleeding and give him a more appropriate antibiotic.</p>
  1522.  
  1523.  
  1524.  
  1525. <h2>What if your dog licked the Neosporin?</h2>
  1526.  
  1527.  
  1528.  
  1529. <p>One of the canine behaviors that you really can&#8217;t avoid is licking. This is especially true if they have cuts or wounds because it is their way of trying to heal their wounds. Unfortunately, if you apply Neosporin to a part of the body that its tongue can easily reach, then you run the risk of developing an upset stomach, vomiting, loss of appetite, or even diarrhea in your pet.</p>
  1530.  
  1531.  
  1532.  
  1533. <p>In dogs that are super sensitive to Neosporin components, skin lesions, and even seizures can develop. It is to be hoped that the latter will not occur, as this can have severe consequences for the blood supply to the brain.</p>
  1534.  
  1535.  
  1536.  
  1537. <blockquote class="wp-block-quote"><p>If you need to apply Neosporin, be sure to cover it with a bandage. You can put a protective collar around your pet&#8217;s neck so it can&#8217;t reach the cut or wound.</p></blockquote>
  1538.  
  1539.  
  1540.  
  1541. <p>Neosporin isn&#8217;t essential, especially if it&#8217;s just minor scratches and cuts. You&#8217;re vigilant enough to provide quick first aid treatment. However, if it gives you peace of mind, then applying Neosporin to your pet shouldn&#8217;t be a problem.</p>
  1542.  
  1543.  
  1544.  
  1545. <h2>A look at what Neosporin is</h2>
  1546.  
  1547.  
  1548.  
  1549. <p>Neosporin is a topical antibacterial preparation that consists of three different antibacterial ingredients, including bacitracin, polymyxin B, and Neomycin.</p>
  1550.  
  1551.  
  1552.  
  1553. <ul><li><strong><a href="https://www.webmd.com/drugs/2/drug-14270/bacitracin-topical/details#:~:text=This%20medication%20is%20used%20to,antibiotic%20only%20prevents%20bacterial%20infections." data-wpel-link="external" target="_blank" rel="follow noopener noreferrer">Bacitracin</a></strong>: It is a polypeptide antibiotic that mainly kills Gram-positive bacteria through disruption of the bacterial peptidoglycan and cell wall synthesis.</li><li><strong><a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polymyxin_B#:~:text=Polymyxin%20B%2C%20sold%20under%20the,useful%20for%20Gram%20positive%20infections." data-wpel-link="external" target="_blank" rel="follow noopener noreferrer">Polymyxin B</a></strong>: On the other hand, it is primarily targeted at Gram-negative bacteria that are more resistant to antibiotics than their Gram-positive cousins. This antibiotic works by attaching itself to the bacterial cell wall, increasing the pores in the wall, and allowing extracellular fluid to enter the bacteria. This fills the bacteria with water until they burst and eventually die. Polymyxin B is known to act as a detergent.</li><li><strong><a href="https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a682274.html" data-wpel-link="external" target="_blank" rel="follow noopener noreferrer">Neomycin</a></strong>: Belonging to antibiotics known as aminoglycosides, Neomycin is effective against Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria. However, its antibacterial activity on Gram-positive organisms is somewhat limited, like all aminoglycosides.</li></ul>
  1554.  
  1555.  
  1556.  
  1557. <p>As you can see, Neosporin is a brand name for a topical antibiotic that contains three different antibacterials that have other mechanisms of action. This is important since, like human skin, dogs&#8217; skin is also rich in bacterial and fungal flora.</p>
  1558.  
  1559.  
  1560.  
  1561. <p>Bacteria are usually classified according to the Gram staining properties, whether they stain blue (positive) or red (negative). Gram-positive bacteria belonging to the Actinobacteria, Firmicutes, and Micrococcus ranks can be found on the dogs&#8217; skin. The Gram-negative bacterial levels present in the dog&#8217;s skin include Proteobacteria, of which acinetobacter and pseudomonas are widespread pathogens, and Bacteroides.</p>
  1562.  
  1563.  
  1564.  
  1565. <p>The use of bacitracin, polymyxin B, and Neomycin helps treat these microorganisms on your pet&#8217;s skin. Remember that these bacteria reside in the skin, constituting the normal flora of the skin. They do not cause infection. However, if the skin loses its integrity, such as from a cut or abrasion, these microorganisms can enter the deeper structures of the skin.</p>
  1566.  
  1567.  
  1568.  
  1569. <p>Because these organisms are relatively &#8220;new&#8221; inside the skin, cells of the immune system attack them, causing inflammation and initiating a series of changes that we now know as infection.</p>
  1570.  
  1571.  
  1572.  
  1573. <p>Neosporin&#8217;s application can help provide a protective barrier on &#8220;open&#8221; skin so that bacteria present on the skin do not enter it and lead to infection.</p>
  1574.  
  1575.  
  1576.  
  1577. <h1>Instructions for healing wounds in dogs</h1>
  1578.  
  1579.  
  1580.  
  1581. <p>When dogs go outside on the street or play in the garden, they are at risk of injury. We can do a lot to help them. For our dogs, it is best if we are prepared and know how to treat the&nbsp;<strong>wounds in dogs</strong>&nbsp;that they catch.</p>
  1582.  
  1583.  
  1584.  
  1585. <p>In the house, they can bump or rub objects; likewise, on the street &#8211; also, another dog can bite or injure them there. Even if it is most recommended to go to the vet, we can also treat it at home if the wound is not too deep.</p>
  1586.  
  1587.  
  1588.  
  1589. <h2>How we can treat wounds in dogs</h2>
  1590.  
  1591.  
  1592.  
  1593. <p>Of course, if we want to treat dog wounds, we first&nbsp;<strong>need to know what steps to follow and how to do it best</strong>. Where can we start? We tell you!</p>
  1594.  
  1595.  
  1596.  
  1597. <h3>Know how deep the wound is</h3>
  1598.  
  1599.  
  1600.  
  1601. <p>This is the first step we should take.&nbsp;<strong>A veterinarian must treat a very deep or sufficiently severe wound.</strong></p>
  1602.  
  1603.  
  1604.  
  1605. <p>To know if this is the case,&nbsp;<strong>the wound needs to be analyzed</strong>&nbsp;&#8211; even if it is not always easy, as not all dogs can remain calm and still while we are doing this.</p>
  1606.  
  1607.  
  1608.  
  1609. <p>If you can&#8217;t assess the wound&#8217;s depth because of the blood, grab a bandage and apply light pressure to the area where the fluid is leaking. The bandage will soak up excess blood. So you can see the depth of the wound and act accordingly.</p>
  1610.  
  1611.  
  1612.  
  1613. <h3>Clean the area</h3>
  1614.  
  1615.  
  1616.  
  1617. <p>You may need to cut the fur around the wound to do this with great caution and without harming the animal.</p>
  1618.  
  1619.  
  1620.  
  1621. <p><strong>First, clean the wound with soap and water</strong>&nbsp;to remove dirt and bacteria that may have accumulated in it. You can use lukewarm water to make your work easier.</p>
  1622.  
  1623.  
  1624.  
  1625. <h3>Disinfect</h3>
  1626.  
  1627.  
  1628.  
  1629. <p>Now is the time to apply&nbsp;<strong>an atypical disinfectant to the wound</strong>. After cleaning the wound with soap and water, put ice on the area to relieve the inflammation so that it relaxes a little and doesn&#8217;t hurt the animal. Don&#8217;t forget to wrap the ice in a cloth.</p>
  1630.  
  1631.  
  1632.  
  1633. <p>It&#8217;s best to use iodine. Never use alcohol as this can cause a burning sensation, and your dog may react poorly to it.</p>
  1634.  
  1635.  
  1636.  
  1637. <p>Then&nbsp;<strong>make a mixture of equal parts water and iodine</strong>&nbsp;and apply it with a gauze bandage. The gauze bandage is the best choice here because it leaves no residue and is clean. Apply this mixture three times a day.</p>
  1638.  
  1639.  
  1640.  
  1641. <p>You can also use&nbsp;<strong>ointments</strong>, but only if the animal patiently lets you apply them. This will promote his recovery and lead to better wound healing. To know which ointment is best for your pet, talk to a veterinarian who can recommend the best product for your dog.</p>
  1642.  
  1643.  
  1644.  
  1645. <h3>Let the wound breathe, but protect it.</h3>
  1646.  
  1647.  
  1648.  
  1649. <p><strong>Usually, air must be left on wounds for them to heal</strong>; covering them is of no use, and only causes them to become sore.</p>
  1650.  
  1651.  
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  1653. <p>Depending on where the wounds are on your body, you need to&nbsp;<strong>stop</strong>&nbsp;your dog&nbsp;<strong>from licking or scratching them</strong>. For this, you can ask the vet to give you a so-called &#8220;ruff&#8221; that will not let him get to these places.</p>
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  1657. <p>Treating wounds in dogs is not complicated as long as we only know what to do. Just follow our tips, and your dog will get better soon. Just&nbsp;<strong>keep in mind</strong>&nbsp;that&nbsp;<strong>these tips are for superficial wounds</strong>. If things worsen or the injury is more serious, it&#8217;s best to contact a veterinarian, who usually treats your pet.</p>
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  1661. <p>Use products such as disinfectants or creams, but only if they don&#8217;t burn the animal&#8217;s skin &#8211; this only aggravates their suffering.</p>
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