Author: admin

Anchor Worms in Fish Symptoms Type Treatment
Fish

Anchor Worms in Fish Symptoms Type Treatment

Many kinds of skin parasites infect fishes. One such type of parasite is known as Anchor Worm. However, it is not a worm but a giant parasitic crustacean of the Learnaea species. Although it can infect any fish pond fishes are most susceptible. Once it is attached to the fish’s skin, it buries its head deep into the muscle tissue. Find out a brief detail about Anchor Worms in Fish on Pets Trouble. Anchor Worms in Fish – Symptoms and Treatment Symptoms An infected fish with anchor worms usually have red and inflamed skin irritation. On closer look, one can see the parasite’s body sticking out, appearing like a whitish-green thread. The fish also rub or brushes itself against objects to get rid of the anchor worm. Treatment The anchor worm can be simply removed by carefully pulling it...
Injured and Broken Beak in Birds
Bird

Injured and Broken Beak in Birds

Usually, the bird’s beak consists up of bones of upper and lower jaws, i.e., Mandible and Maxilla respectively. These are covered by a layer of connective tissues that are very hard due to keratin protein outer covering. There are several blood vessels and nervous systems in the beak that supply the different parts of the beak, and the parrots have a concentration of nerve ending near the tip of their beak, known as the bill tip organ. It makes the brim very sensitive to temperature and pressure changes. Bird’s beak functions like mammal’s lip and teeth, i.e., they grasp and crush food, and they differ in shape and size from species to species. Birds also use the beak to manipulate objects, explore the surrounding, aid in defense, preen and build nests. Injured and Broken Beak in Birds...
Adrenal Disease in Ferrets
Ferret

Adrenal Disease in Ferrets

Adrenal Disease in Ferrets is some kind of disorder that affects the adrenal glands, endocrine glands that are responsible for synthesizing certain hormones. It is one of the common and systemic diseases that affects many animals, especially ferrets. Mostly, these diseases occur when the ferret produces too many hormones due to an underlying disease or condition. The following are the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of Adrenal Disease in Ferrets covered under Pets Trouble. Adrenal Disease in Ferrets – Symptoms and Treatment Symptoms Most ferrets are suffering from an adrenal disease display various signs of symptoms. These sings are common among those ferrets which have been either neutered (Males) or Spayed (Females). The most common symptoms appear between the age of three and fou...
Abnormally Large Kidneys in Ferrets
Ferret

Abnormally Large Kidneys in Ferrets

It is such type of condition where either one or both of the kidneys become abnormally large while abdominal palpation, X-rays or ultrasounds confirm them. One of the reasons behind such a problem is due to the presence of cysts, swelling due to some kind of kidney infection, urinary tract obstruction or inflammation. This disease can easily affect the entire body’s system of ferrets i.e. hormonal, nervous, respiratory and digestive. Mostly, it can be found in middle-aged to older ferrets. In this article of Pets Trouble, we are going to explain a bit about Abnormally Large Kidneys in Ferrets. Abnormally Large Kidneys in Ferrets – Symptoms and Treatment Symptoms and Types Some times came in the life of ferret, known as asymptomatic, or it does not display any signs. However, some of t...
Arenavirus Infection in Hamsters
Exotic

Arenavirus Infection in Hamsters

The Arenavirus Infection in Hamsters is one of the most common diseases and this virus usually infect wild mice and some other rodents, but it rarely affects hamsters. Fortunately, it does not make them sick and eventually, one may observe that issue resolves on its own. But the major problem is that ill hamsters can transmit the virus into humans resulting in flu-like indications and inflammation of the bran and the spinal cord. Due to the contagious nature of the illness, hamsters with the arenavirus should be handled with extreme caution. So, Pets Trouble has decided to shed light on the symptoms, causes, diagnosis and treatment of Arenavirus Infection in Hamsters. Arenavirus Infection in Hamsters – Symptoms, Causes and Treatment Symptoms Mostly hamsters suffering from arenavirus d...
Antibiotic Toxicity in Guinea Pigs
Exotic

Antibiotic Toxicity in Guinea Pigs

It is a known fact that the Guinea pigs are susceptible to the properties of antibiotics and often their management can lead to toxic effects. One of the complications is that follow the administration of antibiotics is an upset in the balance of the helpful bacteria that usually live in guinea pig’s intestines. In some cases, it can lead the more severe disease conditions than the original conditions being treated. Some of the underlying conditions i.e. vitamin C deficiency and inadequate nutrition can be found in guinea pig more likely to develop problems associated with antibiotics. In general condition, one should not give any antibiotics to his or her pig unless it has been prescribed by the veterinarian, who is familiar with the pig and its health history. If the guinea pig must take...
Abscesses in Chinchillas
Exotic

Abscesses in Chinchillas

Whenever, the pus collects in the cavity beneath the skin and in the membrane of organ, abscesses are formed. In chinchillas, abscesses usually formed following the infection from bite wounds or any other traumatic injuries. These infections are bacterial, spreading to many different areas of the body and causing abscesses to develop there. Abscesses need to be treated promptly because there is a high chance of getting infection mixed into the bloodstreams that may results in toxemia eventually death. So, today’s article on Pets Trouble provides information about the symptoms, treatment and prevention of Abscesses in Chinchillas. Abscesses in Chinchillas – Symptoms and Treatment Symptoms The symptoms of the diseases include; Pain while touching the growth Secretion of pus A...
Bird Flu in Birds
Bird

Bird Flu in Birds

Bird Flu is one of the most famous and highly-known disease, also known as Avian influenza, in birds. Typically, this disease is caused by one of the most common viruses, influenza virus. This viral infection is hazardous and it can be spread to humans. So, if the bird is infected then there are high chances the pet’s keeper will also be affected by these diseases. It infected birds should be immediately treated and should take all the necessary precautions to prevent the outbreak of Bird Flu in Birds. Since, this infection has the potential to attach humans, so any breakout of bird flu should be reported to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the United States. Furthermore, a ban has been imposed on the import of pets birds from those countries where bird flu has bee...
Beak and Feather Disease in Birds
Bird

Beak and Feather Disease in Birds

The Beak and Feather Disease in Birds is one of the common viral disease, also known as Psittacine beak & feather disease (PBFD), and this disease is mostly found in parrots and some other birds as well. The PBFD can also be found in cockatoos, Eclectus parrots, African grey parrots, lorikeets lovebirds and parrot species of Asian. Generally, this disease affects young birds but sometimes it can also be found in older than three years of age. This article will provide detailed information regarding Beak and Feather Disease in Birds and it is published on Pets Trouble. Beak and Feather Disease in Birds – Symptoms and Treatment Symptom and Types The Beak and Feather Disease can be easy to identify in its initial stage. There will be a loss of features that cannot be attributed to th...
Bacterial Infection of Small Intestines in Birds
Bird

Bacterial Infection of Small Intestines in Birds

In some birds, Bacterial Infection in the small intestines is found that is known as clostridial diseases. However, it can also affect multiple body organs depending on the specific clostridial bacteria involved. Furthermore, this article on Pets Trouble will cover all the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of Bacterial Infection of Small Intestines. Bacterial Infection of Small Intestines – Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment Symptoms and Types The symptoms depend on the type of bacteria, but it can affect various organs in the body as well. Commonly, clostridial bacterial infects the small intestine of bird and develops a toxin—this toxin than gives several symptoms including rapid deterioration of health, weight loss and bloody feces. Even, when the bird is cured of the disease, this ...