This post is not intended to scare crisologo lovers. However, the information contained in a note deserves attention, as it proves once again the potential of Contracting dangerous diseases from Pets, in particular from fancy rats. The chance of catching something nasty from decorative rats is small, but it is not zero! But if to imagine that at least half of the hosts kiss and smooch with their Pets, the likelihood of unpleasant consequences increases significantly. The added value of this information is because of documented medical personnel.
I wrote that after any contact with pet and its cage, in-game items, equipment, etc. should be thoroughly washed hands. A number of specific diseases transmitted rodents, as it turned out, not only through bites, but under normal domestic contact with the pet.
Medical journal of Australia in February 2012 described a case of infection women Streptobacillus in Adelaide (Australia), after she had close contact (hugging, kissing) with your pet rats. 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
Metropolitan veterinary doctors warn that owners of reptiles need to be alert. Pets lizards, turtles and snakes can be perfectly healthy but be carriers of the deadly human Salmonella. Victims of Salmonella most likely to be children under 4 years of age, patients with goiter, and people with immunodeficiency syndrome.
In 2011, the bacteriological Department of Gorvetlaboratoriyu animals tested for Salmonella . Experts took a sample of the biomaterial 2224 mammals. In 31 sample veterinary doctors have found dangerous bacteria. The rare serotypes of Salmonella found in 19 of them. They belonged to a reptile.
So as not to endanger yourself, vets are advised to follow all the rules of hygiene after contact with reptiles . Even healthy Pets should be treated as potential carriers of Salmonella. After each touch of them, and after cleaning of the terrarium should wash their hands with soap and water. Owners of snakes, lizards and turtles need to remember that adverse conditions only increase the number of carriers of Salmonella. Continue reading
Japan is the birthplace of many unusual breeds of dogs. Ainu, or Hokkaido dog is one of them. The breed was developed by the indigenous people of Hokkaido Ainu’m going to find in 1000 BC the Dog combines just the opposite at first glance qualities: ferocity, and sweetness, intelligence and aggressiveness, endurance and sensitivity. Strong features of this breed due to the fact that the Ainu deduced specifically for hunting large prey animals in the mountains. Ainu was the beginning of the occurrence of certain other Japanese breeds, has inherited her best qualities. Courage, strength, the ability to navigate in all weather conditions, alertness, self-confidence — those undeniable advantages, which attract attention to the Ainu dog lovers. But isn’t this supposed to be man’s best friend? The Ainu are very fond of their owners, friendly, easy to train. but at the same time, he needs a strict upbringing is the strong character of the dog should be kept under control.
The breed standard FCI №261:
Head. Triangular in shape, similar to a Fox. The skull and the forehead wide, flat. The transition from forehead to muzzle is well seen. Bridge of nose straight. The muzzle is wedge-shaped. The nose is black (dog in white color — corporal). Lips tight. Continue reading
The attitude to these animals most people is far from clear and not always friendly. Despite the fact that in nature there are many species of rodents, some of them gained fame as human Pets.
Not to mention, rodents such as mice and rats have traditionally cause a feeling of disgust and revulsion. But it if to consider them from the point of view of the carriers of infections. But pet rodents can give the joy of communicating with them, to be obedient and affectionate companions.
What we like and don’t like mice and rats
Take, for example, decorative mice. Try not to equate them with other tailed brothers who are digging in the trash near the house. These decorative animals can be variegated or solid color, can be long-haired or curly. In General, there is plenty to choose from! White mice are small animals, long ago gained fame in the laboratories. How many of them went on experimenting with different drugs, influence of physical and chemical processes. A lot of blood spoiled them and genetics. Continue reading