Viral Diseases: The most common viral diseases one can see include
Parvo and Distemper. Parvo affects
dogs of all ages and is more dangerous in pups below two months. It causes a hemorrhagic gastroenteritis. Distemper
affects the respiratory, enteric and nervous systems and is almost 100% fatal. Parainfluenza causes kennel cough characterized by a hacking dry cough, which
persists for weeks. Adeno Virus causes jaundice
in dogs, and all the above are easily preventable by vaccination. Rabies causes 100% fatality in animals and man and is caused by bullet shaped virus. Corona virus causes symptoms similar to Parvo but is less fatal
diseases: These include Leptospirosis, which Dr Unny feels is on the rise
in Delhi. Other diseases include bacterial pyodermas and Puppy strangles that cause skin trouble.
Other infections include Gastritis by bacteria like Helicobacter
diseases: The most common
is false pregnancies that are seen
after two months of heat if the female does not conceive. Orchitis or inflammation of the testis is seen in males. Pyometra is a serious disease of female dogs where the uterus is filled with
pus. Mastitis is seen in the mammary
glands of lactating females if there is improper drainage of milk.
diseases: Are those that
are seen at birth and include Canine Hip Dysplasia
seen in medium to large breeds especially Alsatians and causes progressive lameness and paralysis. Deafness is seen in some breeds like the Dalmatian. Epilepsy is quite common and Dr Unny has seen the maximum number in
Alsatian's and members of the Spitz breed. Some herinas like the Umblical hernia are also congenital.
: Hernias are breakage of the musculature and protrusion of the internal
organs. Maggot wounds where the larvae
of flies eat into wounds and create festering areas in the body. Fractures where the bones break due to stress or injury. Ottitis where the ears are infected and inflamed causing pain to the pets. It
is very common in Delhi. Hepatitis or jaudice and is very common in dogs. Poisoning is either accidental or malicious and commonly seen in
diseases: Are very common
in summer and include ticks, fleas, mites etc on the skin. Internally they include tapeworms, roundworms, hookworms etc. They
all cause the animal to lose health and result in unthriftiness. Prevention is the best cure and control.
At this clinic we use a combination
of allopathy and homeopathy and we also have a homeopath attached
to us as a consultant. An ayurvedic consultant also provides inputs
to us on how to deal with problems. Dr Unny has done Reiki healing
and uses it to heal pets. A holistic approach is used to provide the fastest and quickest cure to the patients. Before embarking
on treatment the client is informed about the possible ailment, its prognosis and only then is treatment started after getting