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Clothing for dogs is divided into practical and decorative, with each subgroup specific to the destination, styles and materials.
Practical clothing is functional, has a minimum of decorative details and is comfortable for an animal, while the main function of decorative clothing is decoration.
Its purpose is to warm the body of the animal, avoiding hypothermia and related health problems. The effect of hypothermia is exacerbated by a sharp difference in temperature indoors and outdoors, so warm suits are needed for little dogs, cooling off very quickly, “senior citizens” who are unable to move actively, as well as smooth-haired dogs. Dressing shaggy pets prevents the hair from becoming frosty and stuffing snow between the hairs. It is recommended that mother dogs in the cold close their stomach to prevent frostbite of the mammary glands.
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The very first step towards buying corgi is the choice between a cardigan and his red brother Pembroke. And of course, the owner must understand whether this breed is right for him.
Differences from Corgi Pembroke:
Pembroke has medium-sized ears, erect, rounded towards the end. Cardigans have more rounded ears. Pembroke color can be either red, black or sable. Cardigans have a more extensive palette of shades of wool. In size, the cardigan is slightly larger and taller. Pembroke is very sociable in any company, on the contrary, cardigans behave very restrained with strangers. The tail of the Pembroke previously stopped, which is why it became less long. Cardigans have a long fox tail.
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Hypocalcemia is characterized by a lack of calcium in the body in dogs, more often in small breeds, puppies and puppy bitches. Particular attention needs to be paid to puppy bitches, especially after childbirth, since while the intrauterine development of the puppies, with the help of calcium and phosphorus, the pregnant dog gives calcium to the puppies. When calcium stores go away, her general condition worsens.
The following are symptoms of calcium deficiency:
The dog falls on its hind legs, lameness, trembling of the extremities are observed, and the process of changing teeth in puppies is also lost;
The coordination of movements is disturbed, the pupils are narrowed, lethargy, weakness, refusal to eat;
The temperature rises to 40-41 °;
Breathing quickens, shortness of breath, tachycardia occurs;
Postpartum hypocalcemia is accompanied by indifferent relationships or even abandonment of puppies. In order not to deplete the mother, babies should be transferred to artificial feeding. (the disease does not appear immediately, so after giving birth you need to pay a lot of attention to the lactating bitch). Continue reading