About the benefits of Pets for child development said a lot. But many parents still are not in a hurry to get Pets because they fear that they can harm the health of children. Really what kind of trouble can trap kids and how to make a life together of family and Pets comfortable and safe?
As far as animal diseases are dangerous for people?
Problem number one is, of course, allergies. However, to get rid of the animal after learning about the pregnancy not necessary — no one can predict whether she will develop in the newborn. But also specifically to adopt a puppy or kitten during pregnancy is not worth it — better to wait with this until the baby is at least two to three years.
Allergy is not only on the animal’s coat, but also in the epithelium, saliva or urine. Thus, do not assume that smooth-haired cat or dog can be hypoallergenic — this is not so. The only animals that do not cause allergies, are considered reptiles and aquarium fish. And here’s food for them can also be allergenic.
If parents have a suspicion that the baby may have an allergic reaction to pet, better to spend specialneedadvisors. Some clinics can test for a specific cat or dog — however, such service is not available in all cities. Continue reading
Winter was raided recently, but suddenly and with abundant snow and frost. How to properly care for a pet and what you need to know, not to hurt the pet — say the experts of the American society of domestic animals ASPCA .
1. Extreme changes in temperature dry the skin and can cause cracking. In addition, upon returning home, be sure to look at the skin between the toes on the paws of the animal — there can form ice . After walking paws it is advisable to wipe.
2. To cut an animal in winter is impossible — because you are depriving him of the opportunity to bask. If the hair is too long, it can be cut, but the majority should still remain. If the animal is actively shedding there is a sense in the bitter cold to take him for a walk in special clothing, which will help to keep warm.
3. If the walk is going to be long, it makes sense to grab a towel and from time to time to wipe paws and belly . removing snow, sand and what-they’re-there-even-with-sand-pour is that at -5 degrees under the feet of a sucking mess around and freezing puddles.
4. In a particularly cold time cannot be carried away by frequent washing of the animal — it dries the skin. If you think it necessary, talk to the veterinarian who will help to find the right”winter” shampoo. Continue reading
Communication with our smaller brethren brings us lots of positive emotions. Today a huge number of city dwellers living in a fast pace and under constant stress, often have Pets. It turns out that four-legged friends not only bring joy, but also beneficial to our health!
Researches of the foreign scientists found that owners of cats, dogs, parrots live on 4-5 years longer than other people. Pets can ease any disease and some to heal completely. For several years, actively developing in the world of “animal-assisted therapy” – the science of the treatment of animals. In the United States and Europe were opened special clinics where treatment is carried out fluffy doctor. Animaloterapiya work in nursing homes, children’s hospitals, rehabilitation centers, and even the U.S. army, and in the UK pharmacies sold “medicinal” white cats.
How Pets affect us? Special studies have shown that in humans, petting an animal reduces heart rate and pressure, the tension release shortened muscles, there comes a General relaxation of muscles, improves digestion. It turns out that cats and dogs are bioenergetics. They clearly distinguish the negative energy that comes from the patient’s body. Fluffy psychic accurately locates the sore spot, pressed against him, warm murlychet. According to the results of another study, in a room where there are Pets, much less bacteria! Continue reading