It is well known that Smoking harms our health and the health of those around us. But how many know that Smoking also harms the health of our Pets?
Inhalation of air containing products of Smoking are called secondhand smoke. Hand smoke of Smoking products enter the body from two sources — from the air exhaled by the smoker, and from products of combustion of a cigarette, pipe or cigar. Tobacco smoke contains more than 4,000 chemicals, including carbon monoxide, formaldehyde and arsenic, as well as nicotine, tar and carcinogens — substances that cause cancer.
Our Pets are passive smokers not only because they directly inhale the smoke, but also because they lick up the toxic substances deposited on their fur from contaminated air. Moreover, each of these substances may increase the risk of cancer. In addition, there is a danger that the animal will accidentally eat items that contain nicotine — a cigarette or cigarette butt, picked up at home or while walking, on the side of the road. Nicotine is also often used as an insecticide!
Below we consider the dangerous consequences that can result from passive Smoking different types of Pets, as well as the methods by which you can protect the health of their Pets. Continue reading
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
Who not only kept people in their apartments! Here elephants, perhaps, do not hold – they are a bit too large. And all others – please, start. What is so interesting about exotic animals? Perhaps the most common reasons for purchase of exotic – this desire to stand out, to emphasize their individuality, and the desire to get new impressions from contact with an unusual pet…
Some people just have to abandon the traditional Pets in favor of exotics. For example, people who are allergic to cats and/or dogs, can afford to maintain a lizard or a snake. Others opt for exotic pet due to …low cost and neobmenennogo content, for example, insects or rodents.
What animals belong to exotic
Explanatory dictionary Dahl explains, the word “exotic” as alien. In a broader sense, under the exotics we understand something unusual.
The exotic animal is a relative term. On the one hand, experienced animal lovers will not surprise even homemade penguin or kangaroo, and for the layman, even the most ordinary Russian or manual crow really looks very exotic. Many vidyawati (for example, decorative rabbits or chinchillas) gradually change their title of “exotics” on the status of customary Pets. Continue reading