Guinea pig care and maintenance

Homemade Guinea pig is a peace — loving, calm animal care rear! Body length of 25 to 35 cm, the tail is usually absent. Adult male Guinea pig weighs 800-1500 g, and the female is 600-1200 g. Natural coloring brownish-grayish, with a lighter belly. Used as laboratory animals. Displayed many breeds, differing in structure, length and coat color. Breeds of domesticated Guinea pigs are divided into groups: short-haired (selfies, agouti and many others), longhaired (Shelties, texels, Peruvian, Merino, and others), wire-haired (the Abyssinians, American Teddy, Rex, etc.). The body structure of domestic Guinea pigs is significantly different from the structure of the bodies of their wild counterparts.

The content of Guinea pigs

For one or even several pigs need a cage that has a plastic tray with removable wire cage, and the floor has a size of 80 x 60 cm Cage should be from 35 to 50 cm in height and allow the animals to stand on their hind legs. It should be in a bright place, but in any case not in the draft. As bedding in the cage used sawdust or shavings. Bedding is changed regularly, at least once a week. Under the shavings to lay the paper. It makes cleaning easier. On shavings or sawdust spread straw or hay. Continue reading

Dangerous animals: destroy or not?

The Studio program “Time will tell” to discuss topics that concern everyone. One such topic – the homeless animals in the city.

The pack of stray dogs continue to attack humans, sometimes with fatal outcome. A week ago in the suburbs of Ufa were found gnawed the body of a 10-year-old boy. Most likely, the child was eaten alive by stray dogs.

In the first part of the program guests of the Studio trying to understand how to protect people from stray animals and pet dogs, whose owners are not able to control them.

The second part is devoted to the events in Ukraine. In Donetsk, despite the truce, continue the attacks, people die. Recently, the international human rights organizations expressed concern about the use in the South-East of Ukraine issetnumberofpages prohibited by international Convention.

Studio guests talk about war crimes in the Southeast of Ukraine, and also discuss the prospects for the sanctions standoff between Russia and the West, and the growth of prices for products in Russia. Continue reading

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