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
Cats are amazing creatures. They are able to learn, but at the same time not banal amenable to taming. Only someone who truly loves these animals are able to achieve a deep understanding with them. What breed of cats are the most intelligent – it is a lot of controversy.
Breeders work very difficult. Breeders have to constantly make difficult decisions to get the best offspring with the most pronounced traits of the breed. The nature of the animal as well as intellectual abilities, formed over many generations.
In General, it can be argued that the aborigines, the most ancient breeds with established differences in appearance, more savvy. When the main herd as close to the standard for many years, it is much easier to pick up a pair not only with an eye to appearance, but also taking into account intellectual abilities. If we are talking about young rocks, such capabilities significantly less.
Indigenous breeds, such as Turkish Angora, Abyssinian, Russian blue, Turkish van, British, accumulated their intellectual potential bit by bit over the centuries. But the mind of an animal largely depends on the position and mental abilities of the beholder. If a person is more like a cat, behave with dignity, he does not deem intelligent behavior restless animals. Conversely, agile and intelligent cats capable to put sobstvenicite and find ways to achieve them (even if we are talking about the ability to find and get hidden tidbit) delight people with the relevant traits. Continue reading
Snails previously caused only disgust and Association with pests or French delicacies now gaining popularity as a pet.
Snails are quiet and harmless creatures, they do not smell, do not cause allergies and take up little space in the apartment. Easy care, low maintenance costs, and the ability to leave your pet at home during the vacation, the snail makes the ideal pet even for people that are rarely home. To take care of this pet will be able and child.
It’s hard to believe, but most of the snails owners believe that their Pets can recognize their owners and prefer to avoid contact with unfamiliar people. Accustomed to person a snail hiding in a shell and without fear allows you to stroke himself wet calf. The most sociable and not shy of large snails are considered species of Achatina Reticulata (Achatina reticulata).
For keeping snails at home use a terrarium, but will also fit any container of non-toxic material, closed by a lid with ventilation holes. In addition to the terrarium, you will also need:
The soil, which can act as Coco peat, earth, moss or peat moss.
Several bowls of food, cereal mixtures and calcium. Continue reading