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
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
Surely every animal lover at least once in life thought about what it was like to keep house an octopus or a raccoon.
In the countries of the former Soviet Union used to have dogs, cats, fish, rodents and some birds. Therefore it is necessary to consider what Pets live in families, living in different countries, writes the Chronicle with reference on fresher .
Many people in India prefer Mangusta. These animals quickly become attached to masters, obey them, and show the behavior of the educated pet.
To keep this country home of skunk – very fashionable. The animal is affectionate, obedient and beautiful. Skunks are attacking the enemy’s offensive weapons, but their breeders claim that in captivity animals don’t use it.
Exotic-looking anteaters can often be found in the homes of Americans.
Funny animal quickly gets used to his nickname and instantly responds to it. Living at home, the anteaters eat termites and ants –Pets eat fresh vegetables and fruits.
Cricket is the favorite insect of the Chinese. Since the XII century in China were popular competitions crickets – won insect, whose singing was the most loud and ringing. Now such competitions are not held, but everyone can for 25 cents to buy a cricket cage and its contents.
The Chinese also love songbirds. In the morning in the parks settlements of China can people walking their feathered Pets. Continue reading
Until recently considered exotic, homemade turtles today are perceived as something ordinary. Their huge variety allows you to choose the most suitable option in terms of maintenance and care. Contrary to popular belief, the power of these reptiles are capable of experiencing emotions, to become attached to the host and to show ingenuity.
For keeping the apartment perfectly suitable for ordinary swamp, water slider turtle or the Central Asian land. For other varieties require special conditions to ensure it will be highly problematic and costly.
Bog turtle must be kept in an aquarium with water. Moreover, no neighborhood in the form of fish is not allowed because this reptile belongs to the category of predators and will eat just those foolish owner will offer her companions.
To feed the marsh turtle should animal food: flour worms, raw chicken or fish. Sometimes you can give boiled egg, cottage cheese and greens. The water should be warm, not below 25ºc and around the clock illuminated by the lamp. Wash the aquarium, which contains a reptile should, at least once a month.
The same applies for red-turtle, but it’s mandatory in the aquarium is required to provide a plot of ground, protruding above the surface of water as it can breathe air. It refers to rekordsmenom Pets life expectancy, the duration of which is 40 years with proper care. Continue reading
The moment you decide to have a pet you have many questions, and the most important is someone to get a dog. cat. rabbit or other rodent or you even want a reptile or someone exotic. Then there will be other questions, such as what to feed your pet, how to train a dog (if you choose a dog), how to protect your pet from disease and much more. But now we get back to basics, and I can tell you who is better for you. Begin with animals which most often give birth at home are dogs and cats, then briefly remember and about our other Pets.
But first I would like to remind you of what you need to be prepared before envy pet:
You should normally carry the scents of several dogs have a specific odor which will have to get used to, a cage of rats and other rodents — especially during the warm summer will produce a slightly unpleasant smell, even if it is clean! I forgot about the ferrets, they have a very strong smell, and to get rid of it is surgically necessary to remove perianalny cancer and sterilizing them.
The whole family needs to agree on the presence of an animal in the house! None of the relatives should not be allergic to Pets, all family members should be prepared for certain acts of animals (small kittens and puppies can go to the toilet in the “wrong place” rats knock loud enough paws on the parquet floor, the cats scratch the furniture and tear the curtains, and the dogs can grist the same furniture or shoes…) !
Animals need to ensure acceptable conditions of keeping and feeding. Most of our Pets have good hearing and can not tolerate noise, e.g. loud music, so if someone is used to listening to music at full volume, you have to quit! Continue reading