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
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
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
Guinea pigs are members of the family of rodents and the teeth are peculiar to grow throughout life, and so they required regular grooming. In fact because everything was in order the animal with the teeth or not, depends on the state of his health entirely.
People often visits the issue, and how much is actually teeth in Guinea pigs? They are less than humans, only 20. In Guinea pigs there are two pairs of well-developed incisors, but the canines they have absolutely no.
The growth of the teeth happens all the time during the life of this animal, this distinguishing feature is present in all rodents, without exception.
Guinea pig drinks very little. Is this normal and what should you do?
Many fans of this lovely animal concerned about this issue. But in principle nothing should be done and why. In nature Guinea pigs do not consume a lot of water, since they eat mostly wet feed in the form of succulent herbs.
And at home the volume of water replenished by fruits and vegetables. And yet in the cage should always be water, clean and fresh. It is advisable to change water daily. The creature itself understands, how much water to drink and when. One pig is enough drinkers of about 250 ml. 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