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Pets for kids: their significance in child development

Animals loved by all children. Usually at the age of 6-8 years the child begins to ask their parents to buy him a kitten, puppy, Guinea pig, hamster, whatever it is, if only some living creature, because children appreciate communicating with animals. But many adults in the appearance of the house four-legged friend only see problems. Frightened by possible aggression from the pet to the baby, the need to constantly take care of and clean up after your pet. However, if you pick an animal that is appropriate to the child’s age, his character and interests, the most unpleasant moments can be avoided.

The role of animals in child development

Pedagogical aspect

A pet is not only a source of warmth, affection and a friend, but has a huge impact on a child’s development. Next to the four-legged friend, the child learns to be organized and disciplined. A pet teaches a child responsibility for others. The child realizes that the animal is not a toy. and needs daily care, feed, walk. Communication skills with a pet will help your child in adult life, he will learn to answer for their actions. Continue reading

Care and maintenance of Guinea pigs

Article about how to care for a Guinea pig and helpful tips for keeping animals at home.

Guinea pig – wonderful and easy to care for and content pet. In the love and care it will live 5 to 15 years. Although there are deadly dangers that await your lovely animal to life.

The most harmful for Guinea pigs : 1. Overheating – the animal may die within a few minutes. In no event it is impossible to place the other under direct sunlight, especially in the aquarium, a glass jar and even a cage. 2. Hypothermia and drafts. Guinea pigs come from warm countries, so they need a moderate heat. 3. The food from our table. 4. Communicating with sick animals, especially with older Guinea pigs. This is important if you decide to make the beast a couple. New pig may be outwardly healthy, but in a hidden period of an illness. So you need to respect the quarantine: “old” and “new” pigs must live separately for at least 23 days (the incubation period of distemper is a very dangerous ailment). 5. Grass with dew. It causes bloated tummy in the Guinea pig. Continue reading

How to choose a pet
Many people believe that they know exactly how to choose a pet. It is enough just to walk through the pet stores, look to the bird market and buy a…

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Pet for a child – who to choose?
At preschool age most children are dreaming of your own pet. They "bought" furry friend to Santa Claus, asking the relatives as a birthday present, trying to take home every…

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Home rodent
Homemade pesto is a great solution for those who dream of a pet, but for various reasons can not afford a large animal. Judge for yourself: the rodents take up…

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