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10 myths about pet reptiles.

Hardly appeared on the planet as a community of lovers to contain reptiles in the home neovadiol to invent myths about the condition and habits of their Pets. As time went on, gossip and misconceptions become myths. And, oddly enough, many prejudices are wandering among the people today. To be safe time and to get acquainted with some strange statements and see the truth.

The first myth. Reptiles slippery and wet surface skin. This is the most stupid myth. Fall for it people who never heard anything about reptiles. Terrestrial reptiles the skin is smooth, dry and elastic.

The second myth. Snake not eating well or has completely stopped. Perhaps she has health problems. To eliminate the ailment certainly not worth it. But to sound the alarm every time it happens, I do not recommend. Look closely. In that case, if in the absence of appetite the snake changed colour /become whitish/ and “whitewashed” eyes, be quiet – creeping friend’s having a molt, wait about a week, she will take off old skin and returns to its previous state. Loss of appetite can also be due to early-season hibernation, sexual activity or papastratou weather changes. Continue reading

Innovations in the Belarusian legislation

Animals – Pets, Pets, animals used in cultural events, service animals, laboratory animals, wild animals (article 1 of the “model law “About the treatment of animals”, the decree of the Council of the Interparliamentary Assembly of States-participants of the Commonwealth of Independent States of 31.10.2007, №29-17).

Animals – mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, insects, mollusks, worms, and other organisms that feed on ready organic substances are capable of active movement, which provides the vital functions of the digestive, excretory, respiratory and nervous systems (article 1 of the Law of the Republic of Belarus “About veterinary activities”).

Cruelty to wild animals – the extraction of wild animals in distress, destruction of wildlife habitats, except for the cases stipulated by this Law and other legislative acts, the beatings, the torture of wild animals and other actions (inaction) contrary to the prescribed rules and accepted the social norms of humane treatment of animals (clause 19 article 1 of the Law of the Republic of Belarus “On fauna”). Continue reading

From fancy rats can still be infected with dangerous diseases

This post is not intended to scare crisologo lovers. However, the information contained in a note deserves attention, as it proves once again the potential of Contracting dangerous diseases from Pets, in particular from fancy rats. The chance of catching something nasty from decorative rats is small, but it is not zero! But if to imagine that at least half of the hosts kiss and smooch with their Pets, the likelihood of unpleasant consequences increases significantly. The added value of this information is because of documented medical personnel.

I wrote that after any contact with pet and its cage, in-game items, equipment, etc. should be thoroughly washed hands. A number of specific diseases transmitted rodents, as it turned out, not only through bites, but under normal domestic contact with the pet.

Medical journal of Australia in February 2012 described a case of infection women Streptobacillus in Adelaide (Australia), after she had close contact (hugging, kissing) with your pet rats. Continue reading

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