Sooner or later the kid comes in with walks and tells mom or dad, a hamster, a Guinea pig, turtle or any other animal he had seen in the courtyard of Tanya, Masha etc. With pleading eyes straight into the soul, and the voice of hope: “let’s buy the same”. Not every parent is willing to share their homes with any hamster or a parrot, but if he were Pets, he must sooner or later consider buying a friend for your child. What Pets for children is preferable?
The role of pet in the baby’s life
I must say that a pet can become not only a companion for games, but the creature that the child will seek comfort and protection and through whom he will learn compassion, responsibility and understanding. And one can say that the most crucial factor: in households where a child is ill, especially mental illness, the pet may become component of your therapy. Doctors have repeatedly observed in my practice cases when a cat or dog significantly improved the condition of children with down syndrome and autistic children.
Hippotherapy today shows significant progress in the treatment of diseases of the musculoskeletal system. Dolphins and other marine zhivotyagin to adjust the condition of children with severe nerve ailments. Closed children, going on bad contact with peers, raise their self-esteem and become more confident, caring for a little pet in need of assistance. Animal like takes on the role of mediator between the world and the baby. Through it he establishes contact with the social environment, learns to take responsibility for their words and mistakes, to understand that everyone in this life there are obligations that must be performed. Continue reading
Pets in the house – always a joy, but to the entire family enjoyed his company and enjoyed the animal life in the family, you need to carefully examine their own desires, opportunities, and obvious facts. Read, analyze, and decide.
The choice of a pet
To choose a pet is not as easy as it seems. Small puppies and fluffy kittens are so cute that I want to immediately take them home. But you need to choose only one. Remember that a pet is not a toy, not a fashion accessory, but a real member of the family. Consider whether you have the time to care for a pet, educate him, to treat and to train. Dog or cat you buy will likely be with you for the next 15 or even 20 years.
Ask pet owners why they chose this puppy and kitten. In most cases the answer will be the same: “he is so cute and funny!”. However, experts say that you should not base your choice solely on external data pet. Much more important to understand whether the animal your lifestyle. For example, you should not have a Labrador, if you lead a sedentary lifestyle and do not like to run and spend a lot of time on the street. If you have small children. try to understand whether the animal gets along with kids, how Spokoiny dog or cat character.
Read about the best breeds of cats and dogs for the whole family. Continue reading
Our veterinarians have extensive experience treating exotic animals, who often refuse to help the veterinary clinic of the city. The clinic carries out professional treatment of various types of domestic and wild animals: rodents, lagomorphs, hedgehogs, birds, reptiles, canids, felids, viverrids, bats, primates.
You can also get advice on feeding and keeping, the breeding of domestic and exotic animals at home.
In our clinic a team of true professionals with different areas of specialization: herpetologist, ornithologist, ratolog.
Veterinary doctors of the veterinary clinic of the Leningrad Zoo are constantly improving their skills and study modern methods of treatment of exotic and domestic animals. The experience acquired by the veterinary doctors for many years in the Leningrad Zoo is not available to many professionals in our area.
Our specialists regularly participate in international veterinary conferences and as speakers and as listeners by sharing experiences with professionals of world class. Continue reading