Pet rodents and small mammals
This section is dedicated to our little Pets - domestic rodents and small mammals . The most common domestic rodents are hamsters, manual rats and mice, Guinea pigs, ferrets, gophers,…

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Methods of diagnosis of infectious animal diseases
Thanks to the correct and timely diagnosis can ensure the effectiveness of health measures, i.e. to quickly arrest occurred epizootic outbreak and prevent further spread of the disease. Epizootological method.…

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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…

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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

Pets and children

“D domashnie animals definitely bring joy to the home, teach children to be kind, but everything in it on one condition, explains a child psychologist. – If parents are properly treat animals. none of the animals does not automatically become “good” pet”.

The study, during which studied the effect of Pets on children from three to six years, provided a lot of evidence of how they are developing social sensitivity and communication skills. We have even highlighted the influence on the index of intellectual development — the doctors say. But animals are comrades really help to develop a sense of responsibility. In addition, they help children become less self-centered. Because for productive interaction feedback is required, and the animals can provide. If the cat does not like the way a child holds her, she will run away. So the animals themselves explain to the children how to handle them. This allows the child to understand the point of view of another.

Pet ownership is a huge additional responsibility. And the child, especially if he’s only three or four years, can only partially take care of. Younger children can feed the pet, spend time with him, to hold him in her arms and try to play with him. But you hardly want to your trehletnyaya scrubbed out of the cage litter. Continue reading

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