Blood loss may occur as a result of trauma and injury that causes injury to blood vessels or internal organs in the form of stomach ulcer, parasites (fleas, hookworms), tumors of the intestinal tract, bladder and kidneys and diseases that prevent proper blood clotting. Some substances and toxins such as raw or cooked onions, drugs (Tylenol, aspirin), zinc, copper, propylene glycol is sometimes found in canned food, can also cause destruction of red blood cells and are very dangerous. One of the most common causes of anemia in pets is hemolytic anemia that occurs as a result of immune-mediated diseases. In immune-mediated diseases, the body's immune system kills its own red blood cells with germs confusing. Hemolytic anemia tends to be more common in dogs, particularly poodles, spaniels and Old English sheepdogs. Female dogs are more affected than dogs and the disease can start when they are young or aged. Infectious diseases such as feline leukemia virus and feline immunodeficiency virus and blood parasites such as Haemobartonella (cats are affected more than dogs) and Babesia (mostly cats) can lead to hemolysis.
Hemolysis can also be caused by cancer, failure kidney, hereditary diseases and mechanical damage to red blood cells, toxic heavy metals and exposure to certain drugs. If the bone does not produce an increasing number of new red blood cells, certain factors or conditions may contribute to the prevention of red blood cell production. a hese include poor nutrition or nutritional imbalances, exposure to toxins and chemicals, any severe disease, chronic, autoimmune disease, hypothyroidism, or cancer. Anemia Diagnosis Diagnosis of anemia is based on symptoms such as pale gingiva (gums), listlessness, weakness and lethargy. Certain blood, red blood cell count and hemoglobin, are performed to determine if your pet is anemic.
A study of blood, bone marrow biopsy or aspirate stained, can also provide useful information about the bone marrow is producing new red blood cells and can cause anemia. In addition, a urinalysis, biochemical profile and a fecal exam can also be made. Help for anemia treatment of anemia depends on the underlying cause can be treated with intravenous fluids and medications. If anemia is severe, blood transfusions may be required to replace lost blood. To maintain optimal health of your pet, make sure you are fed a healthy diet, regular exercise and enough water to drink. Keeping your pets free of fleas and worms with an effective repellent will also help prevent anemia. Natural remedies in the symptomatic relief of anemia. Herbal remedies are safe and gentle enough to use while at the same time dealing with health and overall well-being of the animal. A selection of herbal ingredients such as Taraxacum officinalis (Dandelion), Echinacea purpurea, Withania somnifera (Ashwagandha) and Sylibum marianus (milk thistle). It is also an excellent tonic for the lymphatic system. With great interest in health issues and alternative medicine. I believe that natural remedies and alternative therapies have their place in modern medicine. I am confident that an informed person is potentially a more happy and healthy.