- Feb 26, 2020
- Aug 22, 2019
to us when something hurts it, but to know about it extremely important that in time and effectively to help the pet. How to understand that the dog feels pain and how to help it?
Pain is the unpleasant sensual or emotional experience connected with the available or potential trauma.
Bol is sharp and chronic.
If an acute pain, it is almost always possible to remove its cause and thus to save a dog from pain. The acute pain should be stopped in the first 12 – 24 hours.
If pain chronic, is about maintenance of acceptable quality of life of a dog, chronic pain reduces quality of life. Here different methods of treatment, both medicamentous, and non-drug are used.
Why it is important to save dogs from pain? The matter is that, besides negative impact of a disease on an organism of a dog, pain aggravates a condition of an animal.
Because of severe pain a dog cannot normally breathe (breath becomes frequent and superficial), the arising tachycardia can negatively influence work of a cardiac muscle, the weakened immunity (because of accumulation in an organism of the hormones having negative effect on it) does an organism vulnerable to infections, the increasing viscosity of blood increases risk of formation of blood clots, decrease in a vermicular movement makes sick and vomiting, etc. All this can lead to serious complications.
Certainly, first of all all this concerns very severe or long and exhausting pain.
That is pain is not just some "inconvenience". Pain is the reason of serious physiological changes because of which the dog will recover much more slowly (if recovers in general). And the correct anesthesia at a sharp stage prevents development of a syndrome which is called "chronic pain".
There are symptoms which will help you to understand that the dog feels pain:
All this is an occasion to prick up the ears. And if you noticed one or several these signs at the dog, as soon as possible address the veterinarian!
Unfortunately, myths about whether dogs feel pain and how exactly are popular with a considerable part of fans of dogs. These myths were disproved by science for a long time, but, like all unscientific beliefs, are extremely hardy. What myths are?
Unfortunately, in house conditions to relieve to a dog pain (and at the same time not to do much harm) it is extremely difficult. Nevertheless, to some extent the pet can facilitate a state.
And it is obligatory to bring urgently the pet in a vetklinik that it was examined by the expert!
There are diseases which cannot be cured (and to relieve pain of a dog) in house conditions by own efforts.
If to be engaged in treatment of a dog independently, it is possible, without wishing that, strongly to do much harm the pet. The main mistakes of owners in independent attempt to relieve to a dog pain:
the dogs. If something in their behavior or appearance guarded you, it is better to be reinsured and address the veterinarian.
And let your pets will be healthy!