Advice 1: How to deal with Allergy in dachshunds

Dog breed Dachshund are very allergens. The most common Allergy they have shown in chicken and pork meat for dog food with this meat, fatty fish, to feed economy class, red vegetables (tomatoes, peppers, sometimes carrots), dairy products, and, of course, sweets. Allergies can be not only food, but also the blooming spring plants, their pollen; on the ground, which digs your dog on a walk, on the water in the forest river, where you have bathed in summer, for fleas and ticks.
How to deal with Allergy in dachshunds

Allergy symptoms:

  • Dachshund begins to scratch the ears. They are red inside, may appear red spots. The fees may appear otitis media, when the ears begin to flow, to fester and to stink.
  • The skin on the belly and in armpits starts to peel off, the dog often combs these places to the blood.

  • Between the paws of the pet blisters that dog bites hard.

  • My eyes begin to tear or to fester. Appears conjunctivitis.

  • If severe allergic reactions may occur angioedema, where the face and the dog's neck swell.

If a dog has a food Allergy, you will have to put him on hypoallergenic dry food of high quality. Besides dry food is necessary to give water.

If you feed your dog only natural food and don't want to translate balanced, finished feed, then adjust the power pet. Permanently remove from the diet Dachshund chicken. This is probably the main allergen. Change it to lean beef or rabbit. Stop feeding tomatoes and oranges. Don't let sweets. Food allergies in dogs you can exclude only the method of "spear". Prepare your fee in a few days only rice or buckwheat porridge on the water, adding a little vegetable oil. Maybe the dog won't be happy with such a change of diet, but hungry, eat. Just be patient: you will not starve fee, you improve its health. After all the Allergy symptoms will disappear, start adding in cereal and other products. Check each new ingredient for the week. So you will generate a list of foods that you can eat the dog. This treatment is quite long, but it is necessary for the health of your Dachshund.

When non-food Allergy symptoms are similar to allergies to food. In this case, it is advisable to contact the veterinarian to pass the necessary tests for allergens. Allergic reactions usually prescribe antihistamines, which relieve itching and irritation. Running skin Allergy need to treat anti-inflammatory ointments, so that they began to rot. When angioedema dog can choke and swell, in this case it is better not to delay the trip to the doctor.

Allergy in dachshunds are never fully cured, so treatment must be carried out from time to time. Allergy is not a death sentence, if the time to notice it and remove, then your pet will delight you your entire life.


Advice 2: How to deal with fleas

Fleas do not only bring inconvenience to animals, causing itch constantly, but also transmit dangerous diseases that can seriously affect the health of Pets. Therefore, it is better to prevent the infestation of fleasthan to treat the consequences of their bites.
How to deal with fleas

How to prevent infected by pet fleas

The animals contained the house, there is almost no chance of Contracting fleas. If they are not on the street, you can be sure insects can't penetrate the fur of a cat or dog. At risk only those Pets who live on the first floors of houses. Sometimes fleas penetrate into these apartments from the basement, where they put stray animals. And discomfort not only Pets but also people, biting them. To deal with fleas that settled in the apartment, it is difficult, but possible. There is a popular method that helps to remove these insects. You need to pick wormwood - two or three large Bush, and brewing it in five liters of water. Allow to steep for ten to fifteen minutes, then this decoction to wash floors, especially the areas under the seats, beds, sofas. This should be done two to three times a day. Very soon, the fleas will disappear.

Funds from fleas are divided into natural and synthetic. The first is virtually harmless to animals, they can be used even on the cubs. The second is preferable for adults.
If a pet has access to the street, it is best to buy him a flea collar. He constantly delivers to the skin of the animal substance, is fatal to these insects. The shelf life of the collar for up to six months. After that it need to change to a new one.

The pet has fleas - what should I do

If a pet is still infected with fleas - they need to withdraw as quickly as possible. To help cope with the insects a special shampoo. If pet is very much infected, wash as follows: a dog or a cat is dipped into the bathroom and liberally applied the flea shampoo. On the rump, back, stomach, top wrap-food wrap. Separately processed shampoo places around the eyes, behind the ears, the ears, paws between fingers - they love to hide fleas. Ten to fifteen minute shampoo you can wash off. Then put on a flea collar. If insects are left to repeat the procedure of washing with shampoo against fleas for another two or three times. This can be done every day for as long as the pet will not be freed from annoying insects completely.

Fleas from animals, if a lot of them, and can bite people. So you need to deal with insects as soon as they were spotted Pets.
In addition to a shampoo in pet stores, you can find sprays and lotions for fleas, as well as drops and pills which are very convenient to use in the case if insects were infected cat. They are not known to be too fond of swimming, and especially not to stand and wait while the shampoo will work. So cats are easier to put a special substance in the area of the nape or to give a pill to get rid of fleas.

Advice 3: As in the summer to deal with ticks on the plot

With the arrival of spring on the land appear very unexpected guests - ticks. They need to immediately get rid of, not to get a dangerous bite, because they carry serious diseases: encephalitis, Lyme disease, monocytic erlihioz and many others.
As in the summer to deal with ticks on the plot

Folk methods of dealing with ticks

The most common and effective method is to deter ticks with specific odors plants. Sage, rose geranium, rosemary, pennyroyal and Catnip, garlic, marigolds will help to get rid of parasites in a relatively short time. It is necessary to lay out the plants in areas with large concentrations of pests. The sharp smell will repel ticks for a couple of hours. Will also help to get rid of them and essential oil. It is enough to drip on the ground about the tick.

Good spray mixture, which consists of 14-16 drops of geranium oil and 2 tablespoons of almond oil. Geranium oil can be replaced with palmarosa. This mixture is stored for a long time in a cool place, so you can prepare poison for the whole season. Set traps in your yard, after a day of ticks you will not see. To the point of impact on tick it is possible to use similar components. You need to mix a glass of water, a small amount of pure alcohol and 3 tsp of geranium oil. Pour the mixture into a regular spray bottle and keep it always at hand.

Chemicals from ticks

Chemicals for the control of mites are divided into several groups: acaricidal, repellent, acaricide-repellent.

Acaricidal agents have toxic effects, that is breaking the behavior of the mites. He can't bite human or animal and, ultimately, dies. Among such remedies is the most popular – Permanon", which is sold in an aerosol container and Prefix" crayons. When getting these funds on the tick and with him, the insect gets food poisoning, the coordination of his movements is disturbed and the larvae die.

Repellent means deter pests. These include "Acrosol," "Gal-RET", "Biban" that occur in the form of aerosols. These funds are intended for surface treatment of the body from the mites, but also good for use on the site. You can put on the site next to the cluster of ticks repellent-impregnated fabric, it will scare them in the next few minutes. This matter may be left in for 3-5 days, and then ceases to act on the parasites.

Acaricide-repellent means can simultaneously scare and disturb the behavior of the parasite. "KRA-rap" - the best drug among acaricide-repellency of money for the destruction of ticks.

Other tips

To mites did not appear on your site, as often as necessary to mow lawns, rake leaves, remove the remnants of plants and food from the earth. You can also make a small barrier to deter ticks from the gravel.

Mouse – pokoritel larval ticks. From them larvae transmitted tick-borne encephalitis, therefore, to prevent the appearance of mites, use mousetraps and bear traps.

Advice 4: How to get rid of allergies

Rare is the person today does not know what allergic. Most of us are familiar with this phenomenon firsthand: runny nose, itching, redness on the skin, difficulty breathing, severe bronchial asthma - all at best much plague us, at worst threatens a deadly outcome.
Allergy to pollen is one of the most common
The first thing to do is to isolate itself from the allergen (the object or substance that causes the Allergy). If you live in an apartment where they keep a cat, to which you are allergic, you will never get rid of the runny nose, itching and asthma. Causes of allergies - not the cat, but to begin to fight allergies, you need to start to isolate itself from the irritant factor.
If you get rid of allergen is not possible (for example, if it's poplar fluff: how would you not tried, at certain times of the year it will still fly through the city), resort to drugs, but remember that they do not cure allergies, but only relieve its symptoms. When signs of allergies will not be fooled and don't wear rose-colored glasses.
The true cause of Allergy is an imbalance of all body systems, including the immune system, causing it begins to react to harmless substances. Therefore, after isolation of allergens (Yes, the cat will have to move to grandma's in the country) need to get a firmer grip and deal with a General strengthening of their health.
Start with strengthening the immune system. Take ten minutes in the morning for exercises, twenty minutes in the evening - Jogging in the Park, taking a hot shower, do not be lazy once in a while, dip in ice water. Watch your diet and try to eliminate from the diet foods containing chemical dyes and artificial flavors. But more importantly, notice your own emotional state. Emotional background must be strictly positive: stress and emotional overload, often spoiling the health is not worse than smoggy urban air and many hours of sitting in front of a computer screen.
Starting to struggle with allergies, try not to dwell on what you are trying to get rid of the disease. Imagine that you are perfectly healthy and that the word "disease" you have seen only in books. Pull the smile from ear to ear and forward to a healthy and happy life!
If you drink pills, relieving Allergy symptoms, be sure to pay attention to is whether a particular medication drowsiness. In that case, if the agent without this side effect was not found, drink purchased tablets at night.

Advice 5: How to treat allergies in baby

Allergies in infants has its own characteristics. At this age, usually, allergic reactions occur in response to the use of any products. This pathology is evident in infants most often in the form of allergic dermatitis. Her treatment is based on the principles of termination of receipt of the allergen in the child's body, accelerating its excretion, and the elimination of the manifestations of this reaction.
How to treat allergies in baby
Allergic dermatitis is manifested primarily on the face, with worsening of the disease covers the whole body. Find out which product is the reaction. Infants as the main get nutrition breast milk or formula. If the child is on breastfeeding, check your diet. Use the principles of hypoallergenic diet for your diet. Eliminate all the colored fruits and vegetables, preservatives, meats, spices, coffee and chocolate.
If the kid is on artificial feeding, adjust the milk mixture. There are a number of mixtures for babies prone to allergic reactions. With the introduction of complementary foods follow the recommendations of pediatricians. Use only those vegetables and fruits that grow in the area of spot color (red and yellow apples, citrus) exclude. With the introduction of meat products as foods use hypoallergenic varieties — meat Turkey and rabbit. Dairy products — curd and yogurt, do not buy in the shops, and get at the milk kitchen.
After exclusion of contact with allergens in the child's body need to speed up their elimination. Use sorbents which bind and neutralize foreign agents. Let your child activated charcoal, "Filtrum" or "Enterosgel" in the dosages indicated on the packaging of drugs.
To encourage the elimination of allergens and eliminate the itching in allergic dermatitis let your child antihistamines, better second or third generation — "Cethrin", "claritin", "Zyrtec" and "Xyzal" in the appropriate dosages. Drugs use once a day, duration of treatment at least 7 days.
Local areas of altered skin of the child process antiseptic solutions, this will help prevent the accession of infection. Use the solutions of brilliant green, fukortsin, and others. To reduce itching and moisturize the skin daily, use warm baths with decoctions of herbs of nettle, burdock root, tasyacelistnika. Do not use the chain, the Daisy and the celandine, the decoctions of these plants dried the skin. After the bath, apply baby lotion, especially on the area of skin folds.

Advice 6: How to determine what allergies

Nowadays, a growing number of people suffer from allergies. Allergies can cause plants and animals, foods, dust and even ordinary water. It is very important to recognize the threat for each individual allergen in order to prevent contact with them and, thus, to avoid allergic reactions.
Allergies can cause plants and animals, foods, dust and even ordinary water
Look to yourself. If an allergic reaction appears in the morning when you just Wake up and is manifested as rhinitis or asthma, maybe you have an Allergy to house dust.
Pay attention to their Pets. Pets, especially cats, are one of the strongest sources of allergies. The most common symptoms of this kind of Allergy are rhinitis, asthma or conjunctivitis.
Remember how your body reacts to insect stings (bees, wasps, or mosquitoes)? If after being bitten by wasps or bees on your skin and cause itchy bumps that disappear quickly, so you have a normal reaction to the insect venom. If you have the blister that instead of disappearing, increased in size, then you are allergic to insect bites. Be careful allergic reactions can manifest as hives, swelling, vomiting, asthma attack and even in the form of anaphylactic shock.
View not appear if you are allergic reactions after taking food? Allergies can cause apples, walnuts, cherries, tomatoes, spinach, celery and parsley. And also products such as eggs, milk, fish. If you had a food Allergy, remove from the diet of these products. Then one component at a time introduce them in your diet. So you identify the allergen.
If you detect a food Allergy, be careful in the spring, the flowering period of plants. People who are allergic to fruits and vegetables are often exposed to allergic reactions to pollen.
Finally, remember that allergens tend to accumulate in the body. If you find yourself allergic contact. The sooner you do, the more likely that allergic reactions will not accept hazardous forms.
It is not necessary to read tea leaves to determine the allergen – you just need to do the tests. To recover from allergies, alas, can not. But with medication, allergen-specific immunotherapy (ASIT) and just the right lifestyle, you can ensure that the Allergy does not manifest itself and let live.
Useful advice
The main thing for allergies is to identify the allergen, which causes discomfort. But there is a certain difficulty. The fact that the so-called one-component Allergy is extremely rare. The specialists there is also the concept of "cross-Allergy", which is based on an interesting phenomenon: if one allergen is known, it is easy to define a group of plants and food, which will also act as allergens.
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