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Tips in the treatment of diseases of the respiratory system in animals

Strengthen the immune system. Medicinal plant Echinacea (Echinacea purpurea or Echinacea angustifolia) helps the body fight infection, says the doctor. Different animals need different amounts of Echinacea, she adds. For example, a dog weighing 30 kg. receives 1/4 of the total human dose, while a cat weighing 10 kg takes 1/2 of the full dose. In connection with the intake of Echinacea raises a new problem — many animals do not like its taste and, of course, they don’t like to swallow capsules. Doctor recommends the use of funds for children in liquid form. “They are prepared on the basis of glycerin, instead of alcohol, and pleasant to the taste,” she says.

Remove the irritation of conventional methods. In dogs, cases of adenovirusom, bronchitis is often accompanied by a dry irritated throat. You can quickly alleviate the condition of the dog, if you give her a little honey with lemon juice three times a day, says Christina, a veterinarian, applying methods of alternative therapy. You don’t have to comply with more accuracy in the preparation of such “medicines”. For example, a dog weighing 30 lbs. at one time got about a tablespoon of honey and half a teaspoon of lemon juice. “Some animals will lick the mixture with a spoon,” she says. Other animals can be administered the medicine using a syringe without the needle. You insert the syringe into the corner of the mouth and direct Smesov throat.

It is important to know

Many breathing problems are not of a protracted nature, they arise from bronchial infections or outbreaks of Allergy. However, the shortness of breath may be a symptom of heart failure, and this condition threatens the life of the animal, as the heart and lungs cannot supply the body with the necessary amount of oxygen, says the vet, applying methods of alternative therapy. In regard to breathing problems, should not risk, she advises. You should immediately take your pet to the vet. This is especially important if your pet has lost his appetite, or if you notice that the gums and the mouth has acquired a bluish tint is a sign that the body receives enough oxygen.