Can you live in an apartment with small children and Pets is a moot point. On the one hand, the ads are filled with messages like: “will Sell/give for the birth of the child.” On the other — if a good rummage in memory, many will remember how in my childhood desperately want to have a friend-pet.
Background: at the time of the birth of a baby girl we lived a cat, a rabbit and a tortoise (the latter now moved). I recall that this question was seriously disturbed. Can we do it? So, it seems possible to draw some initial conclusions. Let’s start with the discomfort.
Disadvantages of finding animals around children
When the house comes to a newborn child, one begins to appreciate the precious hours of his sleep. And now the whole family walks on eggshells around the crumbs. It is a pity that some Bunny/cat/turtle unable to agree, and, should the baby to sleep, especially as they begin to whisper, a paw beat, stomp, scratch, meow, yelling bad voice and tried to wag your nerves. Actually have and use: now my baby manages to sleep in any noise. But to popsihovat had pretty. Continue reading
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
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 vending pet. However, the reality is more complex: the animal may not like other family members or not, to match your temperament. For example, the couch potato is unlikely to have an active dog, which will have to walk a long time, but the affectionate pet cat will enjoy.
A few tips:
If you’ve never had Pets, it is better to stop the choice for undemanding pet. Fish, budgies or Guinea pig does not require a large amount of time and effort on communication and content.
Estimate the size of their homes. For example, owners of a country house you can afford and a large puppy and a fish pond. But in a small living space freely will feel a small pet, a large dog will create a lot of problems, if not owners, of their neighbors.
Before purchasing rate future expenses: will you be able to buy food, to be timely vaccinations, pay vet services. Even undemanding animal requires a fairly significant expense. Continue reading