Autumn is considered the best time for hunting forest feathered game with a hunting dog. But at this time, again, there is an activation of ticks that carry dangerous diseases, including piroplasmosis.
For some reason, there is a widespread belief among hunters that it is only necessary to protect your four-legged friend from ticks in the spring, although according to statistics, it is in the autumn period that more dogs become infected and die.
Piroplasmosis is a non-infectious disease of dogs that causes the simplest organism Babesia canis and that occurs after the bite of ixod ticks, so infection from other animals is impossible. Continue reading