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
Exotic Pets today can be attributed to a variety of animals. It and the rodents of various species, and chinchillas, decorative rabbits, goats, pigs, snakes and lizards. But more often under the definition of exotic animal, taken to imply different species of reptiles, animals, amphibians. Amphibians — lizards, crocodiles, salamanders and newts. People who have the opportunity to observe the movements of such animals has the power to cool a high level.
There are more traditional options exotic Pets that are rodents such as the Chinchilla !Animal comfortable to contain in urban apartments. Caring for these Pets requires compliance with certain regularity, but has a rather low level of complexity. Usually such a pet, it is necessary to feed and clean the waste container or cage in which the animal is kept.
Some pet lovers of exotic animals have decided to purchase the predators. This can be, for example, ferrets. Caring for these Pets at home is not very different from the rules for keeping dogs or cats. In the absence of normal habituation to the rules of hygiene, the contents of such an animal leads to the apartment odors.
If you wish to have in the house real predator, for example,tiger, lion or bear, it should be remembered that it is impossible to fully train such an animal in the conditions of home detention. Employees of veterinary clinics treat them with caution. Even trainers with experience continue to belong to predatory species with great apprehension. Continue reading
For those who want a beautiful pet parrot will be a godsend. In most cases, it’s very sociable and undemanding pet, it is only important to choose a pet according to their breed, colour and condition.
How to determine the type of parrot?
Parrots are not always tiny and compact bird. Representatives of some species — for example, cockatoo or macaw can reach a length of 70 cm or more. The content of such pupils is therefore specific. Therefore, if a person has no experience in caring for parrots, for a start it is better to focus on small and unpretentious birds, the most popular of which is traditionally considered a wavy parrot.
Where to buy?
Buy a parrot in the pet store or on the market individuals. Each option has its pros and cons. At the pet store a chance to purchase a sick parrot is much lower than the market, but the price “can bite”. And from private breeders who places their ads on specialized online message boards, you can find cute Chicks at a reasonable price — and even personally meet with the parents of the pet. Continue reading