In the Federation Council of Russia discussed the draft law on responsible treatment of animals. For this from all over the country came the experts who expressed their opinion. The Kaliningrad region was represented by the Director of the zoo Svetlana Sokolova. She answered questions from Business FM, Kaliningrad.
− Such a law will be adopted in our country for the first time. Tell us what was discussed in Moscow?
− In Russia there is no legislation that would regulate the situation with the animals, not only domestic but also topalovski, circus, official. But our attitude to animals is the litmus test for society. We have a whole bunch of problems: there are no regulations, no responsibility for the fact that animals are treated improperly, with the exception of articles in the Criminal code, which is used extremely rarely.
Attempts to enact such a law have been made repeatedly. He has passed all three readings in the State Duma in 1999. In 2000 it was approved by the Federation Council, but in the same year, it was vetoed by the President. Perhaps, it seemed that the law was insufficiently Continue reading
Probably no man in the world can’t imagine life without animals. They play a particularly important role in all its spheres. Humans have always used animals in construction, in movement, in agricultural work, hunting and much more. Also since ancient times people tried to teach animals to home, for comfort. In this respect, very lucky dogs and cats. Although it is now popular have become more exotic and dangerous Pets. Historically, animals have their place in every niche of human life.
In unique cases, when humans lived among animals.
Sometimes it happens that the person becomes a part of the world of wild animals. There are incredible stories like Mowgli, when children are lost from their parents and are adopted into the family of animals. There are also cases of people deliberately trying to integrate into the life of animals. Some do it to study the behavioral habits of the animal in their natural habitat, others, to attract public attention to endangered species.
Actually, the reasons can be many. Here, for example, ten stories about life in the wild. And each story is unique and attractive. Continue reading
Classification based on genetic principles
Among the entire array of the domestic dog from the early stages of rock formations there are the following groups of rocks. According to the canine is the most accurate representation of the entire array of dogs, in contrast to the classification according to user properties. 1. The wolf type is the most vivid representatives of it are the sled dogs of the North-East and Dingo. 2. Spaceopoly type — voskopodobnoe close to the original forms. This type was formed in the conditions of Northern taiga and evolved relatively isolated from dogs in other regions. 3. Goniometry type . Formation type have occurred in forest-steppe and steppe zones. The earliest is called Patagonia, because their basis was formed the actual hounds, greyhounds and Mastiff similar dogs. 4. Weedy type . Formed based on the etching of protogenic dogs in open spaces — deserts and dry steppes. 5. Mastiff similar dogs are large, formed for protection, the protective functions of the shepherd’s service.
Modern typological classification of dog breeds according to the genetic principle provide an allocation of 11 rock groups. 1. Canít move. these include Spitz, huskies and sled dogs. 2. Terriers. 3. Pinscher and Schnauzer. (the second and third groups arose in the middle ages from dogs canít move. 4. Mastiff similar dogs, vklyuchayuschimisya and Shorthair Continue reading