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
“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
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 mobile. Playing with it more varied and interesting than playing with dolls or toy cars, closed and deprived of parental attention to children they replace friends. And Pets grow and change with our children.
The role of animals in children’s lives
According to research conducted by scientists the University of Warwick, the animals fall within the top 10 most important living components among children 6-8 years. The interviewed children argue their choice by the fact that Pets are welcome there are no conflicts, they are good “conversationalists” and reliable friends. This proves a great affection that can occur between child and pet.
Many are denied the pleasure to have a puppy, kitten or hamster, assuring herself that the child just izluchaet the poor animal. In fact, adopting a pet as a family member, we show an example of the correct care and use of animals and develop a sense of responsibility and compassion. Continue reading