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
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
First the necessary knowledge for owners of puppies
Before you bring a puppy into the apartment, make sure that he didn’t have access to small items (swallow) and electric wires (to avoid injuries). The floor in that place where will be held the puppy should not be slippery (to avoid incorrect placement of limbs) and cold.
To feed Labrador puppy: from 2 to 3 months 5 times a day ( night break) with 3 to 4 months – 4 times a day ( night break) with 4 to 5 months – 3 times a day ( night break) with 5 months to feed 2 times a day ( morning and evening)
Use only professional food grade super premium and premium ( Eukanuba, Hills, Royal Canin, etc.). Do not use feed economic class! The food should match the age of the dog and the breed.When using Eukanuba Puppy & Junior Large Breed with chicken for pups of Labrador is better to use it before age 18 months (not 12 months as stated in the instructions to stern). For dogs predisposed to allergies use food with lamb. In 1.5 years to switch to adult Dog food Eukanuba Adult Large Breed. The rate of feed depending on the weight and age of the puppy on the package. The daily rate of feed needed to divide the number of feedings. In faceted glass contains about 100 g of food. Continue reading