Hurricanes, earthquakes, floods, tornadoes and even volcanoes in recent years has become an increasingly common phenomenon around the world and led us to the idea that a natural disaster can happen anytime and anywhere. And the consequences of this event made us realize that we need to be prepared in case of an accident to rescue the Pets. And to this must be prepared and administrative bodies, and ourselves. In recent years natural disasters are paying more attention to saving not only humans, but animals; more and more shelters and veterinary clinics better than before, prepared to take animals and help them.
In the U.S., some district veterinary Association veterinarians appointed volunteers in every village to coordinate the rescue and help animals. Veterinarians are not alone in their efforts to help animals during natural disasters. Probably the most influential organization in the field of helping animals in the event of a disaster — rescue of animals in emergency situations (Emergency Animal Rescue Service), located in Sacramento, California; she is willing to do for animals what the Red Cross does for people. Trained EARS volunteers are working all over the world, rescuing and helping animals.
Terri crisp (Terri Crisp), founder of EARS, did more than any other person in order to change the attitude of the rescue animals during natural disasters. It is a story that will not leave indifferent any lover of animals, described in her book Out of Harm’s Way: The Extraordinary True Story of One Woman’s Lifelong Devotion to Animal Rescue (published by Pocket Books). Continue reading
Almost every second person wants to have as a pet the cat or dog. But, if such banal favorites already not pleasing to the eye and want something more exotic, then this article is for you. There are so many animals to dwell in your apartment. We have collected the top ten most popular mammals, arthropods and amphibians, which are so prized by fans of exotic.
The capybara is the largest rodent in the world.
The capybara is a rodent similar to a hamster or Guinea pig. However, the increase of this rodent 50-64 cm and weighs 35 to 66 kg. setting the stage for Some of the biggest rodent in my apartment or in a country house. But we must not forget that a pet needs a lot of space and daily access to the pond, as the capybara spends much time in the water.
Hedgehog in the house – a joy for children.
Despite the fact that the body of the hedgehog is covered with sharp needles, they are by nature friendly and peaceful creatures. The hedgehog can be a great family pet, because for him, the content does not need anything special. The hedgehog does not require special attention. According to zoologists, attention to a hedgehog should be exercised only at a tender age. And even then, it is necessary to ensure that the animal is accustomed to humans. Be aware that a hedgehog is echnologically, for this reason it will appeal to night owls. Continue reading
Transportation of Pets (birds) on aircrafts An-24, An-26 carried out only with the prior consent of the Carrier. From carriage as baggage and carry-on baggage the following are accepted Pets – dogs, cats and birds. Any other animals are accepted for transportation in Luggage and hand baggage and may be transported as cargo.
Transportation of Pets (birds) by air is carried out as registered Luggage (in the baggage-cargo compartment No. 3 of the An-148) or in the cabin of the aircraft upon prior agreement with the Carrier and with the permission of the countries of arrival or transit in international air traffic.
The passenger shall inform the Carrier or its Authorized agent of carriage of Pets (birds) while making the booking of transportation or buying passenger Ticket, but not later than 24 hours before time of departure.
Pet during air transportation must be placed in rigid packing container (wooden, plastic) or metal cage, with access for air and strong lock. The size of the container (cage) should allow the animal to stand up and turn 360 degrees around its axis. The bottom of the container (cage) shall be waterproof and covered with absorbent material on the perimeter of the bottom should be to prevent the spillage of absorbent material. Bird cages should be covered with thick lightproof fabric.
In one container (cage) may be placed no more than three animals of the same litter over 6 months of age. Continue reading