By Kate Klimo
Barry der Menschenretter—a.k.a. Barry—the most renowned St. Bernard puppy in historical past, tells the tale of his existence for the 1st time. Eight-thousand toes above sea point, within the treacherous move within the Alps among Italy and Switzerland, the clergymen of the hospice of St. Bernard have, because the eleventh century, saved canines to aid them rescue tourists misplaced within the snow. In time, those canines turned a breed unto themselves, named for the hospice. they're liable for assisting over 2,000 tourists who may perhaps differently have frozen to demise. With nice modesty, Barry tells not only approximately his personal heroic exploits (saving over forty lives, together with that of a 12-year-old boy frozen in a cave), yet approximately his way of life within the hospice, his shut dating with the brothers who teach him, and concerning the different hospice hounds with whom he groups as much as advisor misplaced tourists and store lives. With lifelike black-and-white illustrations via Tim Jessell—plus an appendix with information regarding St. Bernards, the good St. Bernard Hospice, and masses, more—Barry's story is ideal for dog-crazy middle-grade readers!
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Dogs that live in the country or go hiking or camping are at increased risk of contracting the disease. However, leptospirosis is more prevalent in cities, where there is a high rodent population. Vaccination does offer some protection against the disease, but it is not straightforward. The disease may be caused by different strains (or serotypes) of the bacteria. The vaccine must incorporate each serotype to be fully protective and there is no cross-protection from one serotype to another. For example, if a dog is vaccinated for serotypes “A” and “B” but then is exposed to serotype “C,” he may become ill.
Controlling and Preventing Parasites 39 Tricks of the Trade It is especially important to check for ticks after your dog has walked through tall grass or wooded areas, and for ﬂeas whenever your dog is walked in grass. Be certain to do this before bringing the dog back into the house. If you have more than one pet and one has ﬂeas, you can assume that all of your pets have ﬂeas. Finding one ﬂea on your dog means that there are very likely hundreds of ﬂeas, larva, pupa, and eggs in your house. Don’t forget that the ﬂea will spend the majority of its life in the environment, not on the dog, so these parasites may be difficult to locate.
For example, if a dog is vaccinated for serotypes “A” and “B” but then is exposed to serotype “C,” he may become ill. There are ﬁve main serotypes of leptospirosis, and the typical vaccine only has two of these. This allows for potential cases of leptospirosis even in vaccinated animals. Fortunately, newer leptospirosis vaccines have been developed that have four of the serotypes, thus offering broader protection. An additional complication of the leptospirosis vaccine is that it may only be effective for six months at a time and thus requires a booster every six months for year-long protection.