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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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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ESPECIALLY DANGEROUS DISEASES OF ANIMALS AND PLANTS
Especially dangerous infectious animal diseases – diseases for which characterized by the presence of a specific pathogen, the development cycle, the ability to transmit from infected animal to healthy and…

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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

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Snakes as Pets
Snake charming and with regular communication with them can be a manual. Nevertheless, snakes as a pet is the right choice for all. They have special requirements to their content,…

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The most dangerous dog breeds. Top 10
Dogs are our loyal friends. But, strangely enough, they are the most dangerous of domestic animals. This statistic says that a person may bring a dog of any breed. 10.…

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