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Hypoallergenic cat breeds

How I wish that all wishes always coincide with the possibilities! Common example: a family member is very fond of cats, as other members of the household, but suffer from allergies. Is to stroke a furry pet, as he starts to sneeze and suffer from runny nose and even covered with red spots.

Blame the substance that produces the cat was on him so violently react with allergies.

But some breeds of cats produce minimum amount of harmful protein so that anyone can keep at home such a pet.

Here is a short list of animals that do not cause allergic reactions.

Balinese cat

Known as the “Balinese” or “long-haired Siamese.” Despite its rich coat, allergies can contact her. If it will cause a nasty reaction, it is minimal.

Oriental Shorthair

The distinguishing feature of this pet – increased cleanliness. Get ready to take care of her!

Javanese cat

Another name – avant. Do not have undercoat, and the cover is their average length. Continue reading

Modern dog breeds genetically not associated with the ancestors

An international team of scientists analyzed genetic data of modern dogs based on the assessment of the remains found all over the world, and found that modern breeds genetically have little in common with their ancestors.

Dogs were the first domesticated animals and the researchers say that their findings eventually lead to the understanding of the origin of dogs and the development of early human civilizations.

Despite the fact that many modern breeds have a form similar to the form of dogs depicted in ancient books or the Egyptian pyramids, mixed breeding, which lasted thousands of years, suggests that it is wrong to call any of the modern breeds “ancient”, the researchers said.

The study showed that because of mixed breeding such breeds as the Akita inu, Afghan hound and Chinese Shar-Pei, called “ancient”, not closer to the first domesticated dogs than any other dog breeds.

Other effects, affecting the genetic diversity of domestic dogs include the footprint of human actions and strong influence on the size of the dog population events such as two World Wars, the researchers added. Continue reading

Most small Pets (mammals)

Most human homes are not conducive to maintaining large domestic animals, so small Pets are in high demand. Small size animals are tolerate housing content and not take up much space.

Ferret or domesticated ferrets . appeared a long time ago. Externally, the ferret is almost identical with the ordinary wild ferrets. they also retained the habits and instincts of their ancestors. Animals have small ears and eyes, long neck, small head, tail covered with sparse hairs. Domestic ferrets can reach a length of 50 cm, but no more. Females less than 40 cm In size ferret inferior to many Pets, including most breeds of cats .

Pig in the house, why not? Of course, not a simple domestic pig, specially bred dwarf, so-called mini-pig . These little pigs in adulthood do not exceed a length of 35 cm (20-35). Weigh mini-Pigi, about 8-12 kg. They were derived by crossing wild boars and domestic pigs. It is also interesting that the mini-Pigi cleanly. and do not cause allergies. Dwarf pigs has already captured the hearts of Europeans, Americans and even the Russians, despite the cost to $ 1,000 per young pig.

Homemade chinchilla attracted to the small size and the quality of its fur. Wool from these animals is soft, thick, pleasant to the touch. Their length body 20-35 cm and a weight of about 400-700 grams. Distinguish between short-tailed and long-tailed chinchillas. Continue reading

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