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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

Feeding the Rhodesian Ridgeback

If you have the opportunity to feed your dog a natural diet . Feed a mixture of: porridge made of buckwheat and rice (buckwheat 1/3 + 2/3 rice cook in the same pan, add cornmeal, NOT to GIVE millet porridge), meat (preferably raw, not import – there are a lot of preservatives) (500 g per day of meat + 500 gr. cereal for an adult dog). Meat can be replaced with chicken (boiled skinless chicken breast), fish (marine only); heart, boiled lung, udder, raw scar after 6 months. Cooked liver give is very limited.

For the normalization of intestinal peristalsis and proper digestion the dog needs vegetables. A small amount of grated carrot, zucchini, pumpkin, cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, beets or Apple need to give the dog every day.

Therefore, in the mixture be sure to add chopped vegetables (you can use a mixture of frozen vegetables) and a spoon of vegetable oil, laminaria (dried from the pharmacy on the tip of a knife) optional (improves hair). Not to give the broth cooked with the bones, you can give cooked meat. NOT to GIVE meat, meat only sliced.

The first morning feeding cottage cheese + yogurt, (for adult dogs 300 – 400 gr. cottage cheese + pint of yogurt) Continue reading

Exotics at home.

People from time immemorial contained Pets like cats and dogs, hamsters, fish, birds. But in recent years has spread the fashion for exotic animals . in particular on tropical insects and invertebrates. Many contain or are planning to make themselves the spiders, despite the fact that we all, as a rule, are afraid of spiders, believing them to be dangerous and poisonous creatures. Someone thinks spiders are scary, and others think that they are scary beautiful. The latter becomes more and more. What, and no wonder! Spiders do not require much space, time, attention, costs, skills, in the end. And the process of growing out the gray and nondescript semicentimetric baby in a big, beautiful and hairy exotic animal is extremely fun and exciting. You cover a tremulous joy, say the owners, when grown pet begins to acquire color and with each molt, becoming larger and more spectacular. But there are some things you should know about the future owner of a spider :

Not to scare you or play with spiders: they have weak nervous system and they can die from fear.

To hold a tarantula is not recommended, they break easily, and drop a few centimeters can lead to death. Continue reading

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