People think that something as common as “insect bites” may not have to be taken seriously. However, as part of “horse diseases” it does make reference to these ailments. On this occassion we will talk about flies as it seems to be the most irritant of them all, and if you read just a little about them in horse diseases, you will find that they can wreak havoc in and around your stable or pasture. They not only attack the horse itself and you by extension, but are responsible for the transmittance of dangerous horse diseases such as encephalomyelitis and swamp fever. This is in addition to receiving painful bites. There are a number of ways to reduce the number of parasites that swarm around your barn and pasture. It will be advantageous to find which way will suit you and your horse best, in respect of caring for horse diseases such as insect bites.
Warts are also part of horse diseases. The reason some people are not privy to this is because it mainly appears in young horses. It falls part of “horse diseases” as it is a proper viral, contagious disease. If the infected horse is kept in the vacinity of other horses, every step should be taken to prevent the disease from spreading. Horse diseases such as single warts or cluster warts usually have a cauliflower appearance and show as blemishes on the face, mouth and nose. In the long term they are not harmful overhaul. “Wart” horse diseases will disappear on their own in most cases, but a considerable amount of time needs to be given for this to happen. On a personal note, you will be amazed at what you will learn studying horse diseases!
In the treatment of dog skin problems, benzalkonium chloride is present in antimicrobial solutions causing healing to be accelerated as a result of keeping the wound infection and bacteria free. Skin antiseptics and wet wipes are some of the human pharmaceuticals in which this ingredient is used, however it has proven to be very effective within the animal industry, especially for dog skin problems. Standard concentrates are manufactured between 50 – 80% and sold under trade names such as BC50 & BC80. Treating dog skin problems with our antimicrobials will leave you with a 99.9% efficiency rate due to the presence of benzalkonium chloride. The sum of ingredients used should always be read before using any treatment in respect of dog skin problems.
Atopic Dermatitis, Atopica, Dermatomyositis, Dermatology, Hot spots, Otitis externa, Mange and Bacterial diseases are few of the many dog skin conditions which a dog’s immune system can be vulnerable to. The key here is not to feel confused or overwhelmed by the high-philuted terms used to describe simple issues for dog skin conditions like dog dry skin, staph infection, skin irritation, ring worm etc…You do not have to be a veterinarian to help treat your pet for dog skin conditions. I am not saying play vet if your dog is seriously ill. However, it is like when a human being suffers from a cold. They do not see a doctor, but rather goes to the pharmacy and obtains in house treatment which they use to help themselves. It does not require a visit to their GP. This can also be done for dog skin conditions.
Disorders of the frog such as white line disease are causes of lameness in the horse that farriers and equine veterinarians frequently encounter in their course of work. A common feature of white line disease in the sole is that their treatment required the farrier to fit some form of protection, normally detatchable in addition to the normal horseshoe. Some of the tools a farrier would use in their tool kit for shoeing a hoof with white line disease are clinch cutter, hoof knife, pull offs and much more. As the saying goes “no hoof, no horse”…therefore it is very important to use a reputable farrier when shoeing your horse, particularly for a hoof suffering from white line disease. Your horse cannot move without any of its lets or feet and would under normal circumstances have to be put down. However white line disease can be treated with antimicrobial solutions in addition to having a farrier fit a custom made shoe for the disease.
There are so many horses diseases to talk about. When considering how complex the anatomy of a horse is, horse diseases would have to be broken down into many sub-catergories and sometimes veterinarians struggle themselves to diagnose specific horse diseases such as thrush, white line disease and hoof rot to name a few. But what about something like proud flesh wounds? This could fall under horse diseases, however it is not actually a disease, but an effect of external injury caused by an outside action resulting in a wound which would need treatment to heal from the inside out. Then again it “could” fall under horse diseases, as it would be vulnerable to infection after the event – subsequently a disease
Something to think about..