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
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. It turns out that four-legged friends not only bring joy, but also beneficial to our health!
Researches of the foreign scientists found that owners of cats, dogs, parrots live on 4-5 years longer than other people. Pets can ease any disease and some to heal completely. For several years, actively developing in the world of “animal-assisted therapy” – the science of the treatment of animals. In the United States and Europe were opened special clinics where treatment is carried out fluffy doctor. Animaloterapiya work in nursing homes, children’s hospitals, rehabilitation centers, and even the U.S. army, and in the UK pharmacies sold “medicinal” white cats.
How Pets affect us? Special studies have shown that in humans, petting an animal reduces heart rate and pressure, the tension release shortened muscles, there comes a General relaxation of muscles, improves digestion. It turns out that cats and dogs are bioenergetics. They clearly distinguish the negative energy that comes from the patient’s body. Fluffy psychic accurately locates the sore spot, pressed against him, warm murlychet. According to the results of another study, in a room where there are Pets, much less bacteria! 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