Here are some of the judgments that we face at the reception in the veterinary clinic, in the exercise grounds, walking with dogs, in a circle of acquaintances and friendly conversation. Of course, everything that concerns animals, the decision is usually made by the owner, and you will decide or not to vaccinate your pet, doctors can only provide information, recommend, may be to insist.
So, first we need to understand that infectious diseases have not disappeared, they exist and will exist for the simple reason that the population of viruses is maintained in natural foci of wild and stray animals. And the incidence in the population of domestic animals decreased only at the expense of mass vaccination.
Vaccinated dog and cat healthy, the owner and members of his family . Leptospirosis and rabies – two highly dangerous disease that is transmitted to humans from domestic animals. And if the leptospirosis disease is extremely unpleasant, but treatable, however, with a lot of complications, then rabies is not treated.
Remember bird and swine flu . All of the disease against which vaccinated dogs and cats are highly contagious, these viruses are stable in the environment. Continue reading
Japan is the birthplace of many unusual breeds of dogs. Ainu, or Hokkaido dog is one of them. The breed was developed by the indigenous people of Hokkaido Ainu’m going to find in 1000 BC the Dog combines just the opposite at first glance qualities: ferocity, and sweetness, intelligence and aggressiveness, endurance and sensitivity. Strong features of this breed due to the fact that the Ainu deduced specifically for hunting large prey animals in the mountains. Ainu was the beginning of the occurrence of certain other Japanese breeds, has inherited her best qualities. Courage, strength, the ability to navigate in all weather conditions, alertness, self-confidence — those undeniable advantages, which attract attention to the Ainu dog lovers. But isn’t this supposed to be man’s best friend? The Ainu are very fond of their owners, friendly, easy to train. but at the same time, he needs a strict upbringing is the strong character of the dog should be kept under control.
The breed standard FCI №261:
Head. Triangular in shape, similar to a Fox. The skull and the forehead wide, flat. The transition from forehead to muzzle is well seen. Bridge of nose straight. The muzzle is wedge-shaped. The nose is black (dog in white color — corporal). Lips tight. Continue reading
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