Infectious diseases of agricultural animals and poultry
Infectious diseases are caused by germs, viruses, fungi and other tiny organisms that are evolutionarily adapted to parasitism in the animal organism. Their action on the organism of animals due…

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Caring for goats at home: attention, wool!
Many believe that the goat is the most undemanding pet, but despite this, the care it needs to be very careful, because it depends on the quality of milk, down…

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Vet tips on how to combat parasites in animals

Get infected by helminths can even puppies and kittens who were born in the apartment and never went outside

No matter how hard the pet owner to protect them from the worms, the risk always remains. Although methods of dealing with these nasty little creatures is pretty well developed, but the inexperienced cat and samokovlija very often questions arise. The most popular of them is responsible veterinary surgeon Sergey Shulgin.

How to give anthelmintic drugs dog?

If the drug is a suspension (in other words, is in a liquid form), which, incidentally, often sold together with a syringe without a needle, it is injected into the mouth cheek. Hold the dog’s muzzle elevated, with a clenched jaw, she swallowed the medicine.

Tablets can be put on the root of the tongue. Before that, open the dogs mouth and hold it in this position until it will swallow a pill. It can give mashed, mixed the resulting powder with a small amount of feed that gets asked is tailed the “patient” before eating. Another trick is to grind the pill in a spoon, add a little water and then pour in the mouth of a dog.

In pet stores sell so-called tabledatamodel. To use them, noresetroot the pill in the rubber tip, which is then placed on the root of the tongue of the animal. Then you need to press on the piston, which will push out the medicine. Continue reading

Cocker spaniels: from hunters to Pets

Earlier it was a Cocker Spaniel named small in size, the main purpose of which was considered woodcock hunting. Hunters are very appreciated these spaniels for their agility, intelligence and diligence, the little Cocker with ease crept even into the most inaccessible places, and get small game for its master. In the formation of the breed English Cocker Spaniel attended the small spaniels and the larger field spaniels and Springer spaniels.

The ancestor of the cockers – About male who was born in 1879, had short legs, long torso, short neck, and very different from the modern Cocker spaniels. Over time, the appearance of the Cocker began to change, he became more balanced, but at the same time, calmly competed in the field and hunting with spaniels type About. Only through 79 years were allowed to participate Cocker spaniels in exhibitions, without checking their hunting skills, which led to the separation of decorative and cockers on the field. As a result of this division of the field Cocker spaniels became much smaller because of their simplicity, presemester and strongly developed musculature.

Unfortunately, in our time, the aim in the breeding of cockers is the improvement of the exterior of the dog, which automatically reduces the level of working and hunting qualities. For the modern cockers, for example, are characterized by a short body, long neck and humanistdagarna cell, which leads to loss of stamina. Due to short hind legs, which emphasize vysokoprochnost that important at exhibitions, reduced power and size to push the Spaniel while driving. In addition, show spaniels lost your temper, interest in game, became cowardly and depressed. Continue reading

Pets for children. Rodents.

Many parents have this kind of animal causes, to put it mildly, disgusted. But the kids just love hamsters, Guinea pigs, gray mice, and even rats. If no dog, no cat, no parrot, not even the fish you don’t want to have – agree, at least, a Guinea pig. It will be a true friend of your baby and will not require you too much time. For normal living Guinea pig will need only a small cage, feeder and drinker. Of course, it doesn’t give up other amenities, such as the beautiful house in which to sleep, and hide from danger. But in fact Guinea pigs love to move freely throughout the room. Keep in mind this point. Feeding rodents is not difficult. Even a small child will cope with this task. Guinea pigs love greens, fresh vegetables and fruits.

Kids get very attached to these animals. With them is always fun to play, because Guinea pigs are very friendly and require a lot of attention, otherwise they are just boring.

Play with a Guinea pig for the baby is absolutely safe. They do not bite and do not scratch, as very patient.

For your child you can also have a turtle, rabbit, pig, iguana or chameleon. The animal you choose – the rules remain timize. Take note of all the nuances associated with one or another pet. Consult with a psychologist – it will help to choose the animal that corresponds to the nature of the child. Consult your pediatrician – he will define degree of risk of various diseases that can cause Pets. And most importantly – keep in mind your baby’s desire and the degree of their readiness to acquire additional “child”.

Taking your family in another member – be prepared for the fact that your lifestyle will change. Strengthen security measures, not to have to look for an animal shelter outside your home:

– Do not leave children alone with Pets. Some of them definitely can be affected. Continue reading