Amphibians, reptiles, exotic animals
This section is devoted to amphibians, reptiles and exotic Pets . In our enlightened age Pets lovers of exotic fauna are often a variety of reptiles (reptiles) and amphibians (amphibians).…

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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…

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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…

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Children and Pets: comply with safety rules

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

What you need to know about winter care for Pets

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

Transfer factor for animals

Many of us can’t imagine my life without animals that live in families for many years and are considered family members. Sickness or death of such an animal can become a real shock. So a loving owner thinks of the health of your pet and the conditions of his detention. Unfortunately, our smaller brethren, as we also suffer from polluted environment, poor on vitamins nutrition, poor quality water. These factors weaken the immune system of animals . then come the disease. Weak immune system plays a major role in causing most illnesses, so consider the veterinarians. Animals often suffer the same diseases as humans. Animals suffer from malignant tumors, diabetes, thyroid disease, allergies, asthma and many other diseases. The path to recovery can take years, especially if the animal is sick for a long time. Do we have the opportunity to wait that long, because our younger brothers nature for it is much smaller than us?

Disorders of the immune system in animals as in humans are divided into two categories, autoimmune disorders and immunodeficiencies. Autoimmune disorders are characterized by overactive immune system when it confuses its own cells with foreign, and proceeds to destroy them. Immunodeficiency is a condition in which a weakened immune system cannot recognize agressorov not give the signal to their timely and complete destruction. You need to protect your pet, strengthen and normalize the immune system. Veterinarians believe that the majority of animal diseases is due to improper functioning of the immune system. Continue reading

A pet for a child
Most adults believe that pet for a child is just a toy that will soon get bored. Oddly enough, but mom and dad are not always right. Pet active and…


Pets are our friends and healers
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.…