The immune system of most animals is higher than that of humans. Animals are less affected by some viruses like HIV which are pandemics to humans. The real reason why the immune system of animals is higher and steadier than of humans is not really known and different theories have been given by different people like lifestyle habits, nutritional value in foods and also stronger genes in animals because only the strongest an fittest of them survive A higher or stronger immune system does not mean that an animal cannot get sick It is important to take note of an animals’ health and this can be done through close observation will tell an owner if it is sick or not.
A specialized individual who looks at animal health is referred to as a veterinary doctor or officer. Their study is almost equal to that of medicine students in terms of time spent in college, study and even employment. A lot of people act late to save their animals health. They have therefore outlined a number of signs that a person should watch out for to notice if an animal is sick. Most pet animals when sick will start drooling and produce bad breathe. Another sign to notice is that an animal will become more isolated and loses psych when it is not in good health. Loss of weight in animals should be because of fitness and normalcy but when it happens drastically an owner should be concerned. A sick animal will also show by having a running nose, sneezing, panting even without exercise or running among other signs of diseases.
Just like human skin gets dry and pale, dryness in animal skin could suggest that it is sick.
Another sign of sickness could be a decrease in production for farm animals in products like milk, eggs, wool among others. Drinking and passing of urine and frequent bowel movements are also signs that should not be ignored. Countering measures are more important than dealing with something when it already attacks. The following have been suggested as some of the way that will prevent animals from getting sick. One of the surest way to prevent animal illnesses is hygiene which should be highly looked at. The animals’ sleeping areas, food and water, play areas among other places should always be kept clean to keep away germs and other bacteria. Nutrition is as good to animals as it is as good to human beings because it ensures proper growth in animals. The physical and mental state of animals like dogs, horses and donkeys are set to be up and therefore need stretches and other forms of exercises in order to keep their health right.