Top 5 most unusual Pets
You dream of a pet, but think a cat or dog - this is mainstream? Want to Express your uniqueness through a special friend? Don't be afraid to have an…

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Exotic animals. Who are they?
Who they are and why this concept is so often began to be used in society? Yes, everything is simple. Attraction, so to speak, to the exotic in the blood.…

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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

Iguana at home: the content

In addition to the usual for us dogs and cats are increasingly found in modern apartments of different exotic animals. No longer a rarity and something strange iguana in the home. Iguana is a large lizard, in the wild vstrechayutsya in Central and South America. It is a daily way of life, lives in trees near water. For those who want to have at home this reptile, first you need to find out in what conditions it should be kept and what to feed.

Iguana at home: features of care

The most important component of the health of this lizard is eating right. Iguana is a vegetarian. In a familiar habitat its diet consists of flowers, fruits and young leaves.

Excellent food for iguanas will be clover, dandelions, beet tops and radish, parsley, watercress, lettuce, alfalfa.

Vegetables can give radish, broccoli, pods, and leaves of peas, green beans, carrots.

A good addition would be blueberries, currants, figs, blackberries and citrus fruits.

Iguana at home likes to eat and some house plants, such as begonia, nasturtium, tradescantia, epipremnum, syngonium, hibiscus, leaves and flowers of rose and Dahlia, and purified from glochidiatus prickly pear.

Of grasses that reptile can be brewed give bran and oatmeal, boiled buckwheat and rice, whole grain bread. 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