Exotic Pets

Hibernation of reptiles and amphibians (Sera)
Reptiles and amphibians are cold blooded animals i.e. their body either does not produce heat, or capable only to a limited extent. This means that such animals do not have…

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Dog-giants: the largest breed
Weight dogs of this ancient breed reaches 113 pounds. Breeders believe that the ancestors of the English Mastiff were the Tibetan mastiffs. Powerful dog for several millennia BC, guarded dwellings…

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The acquaintance of children of the senior group with Pets and wild animals

The content of the programme. According to the program you want to acquaint kids with Pets are not common in the area (camel, deer, donkey ― their appearance, habits, the benefits of the people), to increase notions of the children about the wild animals (wolf, hedgehog, hare, Fox, bear ― habitat, method of obtaining food).

When viewed animals have to teach children to identify and name body parts (head, back, belly, legs, paws, wings, eyes, ears, etc.), to fail to understand that the anatomy of the limbs over-hanging the i nature of movement (the wolf runs, the rabbit jumps). Children learn about caring for Pets, habituated to take care of animals in a natural environment, feed them, establish a connection between caring for the animals and their condition.

Educating children about Pets and wild animals. In the older group continues enriching the views of children on local Pets. It is in the process of observation of children for animals in the classroom, while working in the area of nature tours in the coop, Warren, on pasture. In urban conditions, excursions not always possible, in these cases, the work is based on contemplation of the paintings.

Let’s find out kachestvennie work with the painting “Sheep with lambs” from the “Pets”. The best method of using this picture is showing and description of her teacher who draws the children’s attention on the characteristic features of these animals. (Sheep and sheep thick curled wool; the sheep have horns, they are bent downwards. The sheep, of sheep and lambs have hooves. Sheep grazing in a meadow, graze the grass. The distance the sheep farm where the sheep live.) Continue reading

Pet child: whom to choose?

For most children the idea of having a pet is an exciting moment. A pet for a child is a wonderful experience that will definitely help him in the future. Unfortunately for parents of children at the initial stage, underestimate the responsibility that will need them to care for a pet. In the end, parents have to take care of dogs, cats and so on. Fortunately, there are a few animals that would be suitable for the role of pet in the initial level.

Taming a pet for your child is a great opportunity to consciously teach them some important life principles. This can prepare them for the obstacles in life, such as death, responsibility and care. They will be able to fully understand the importance of caring for own and other people’s health. To have in the house animal is a great way to help your child grow into a responsible adult. But it is necessary to be extremely vigilant.

Some Pets are not best suited for children as they require a frequent maintenance, and your children will not be able to take care of them appropriately. Offers you a list of the 5 Pets that are not very fastidious and are therefore more suited for this question:

Goldfish – aquarium fish do not require frequent maintenance, and it can teach your child to care for, clean and feed.Goldfish are inexpensive in content and they are ideal for child development.

Hamsters – these little animals have a life cycle, so ideal for your child in order to Mature in time to show the importance of responsibility for another creature. Such a pet for a child – the ability at an early age to learn that all living things are mortal. These rodents will show your child the need for daily cleaning, the acquisition of skills as a General pet care. In comparison with other Pets, hamsters are very inexpensive. Plus they are a great way to give your child a beautiful and gentle friend. Continue reading

Dog-giants: the largest breed

Weight dogs of this ancient breed reaches 113 pounds. Breeders believe that the ancestors of the English Mastiff were the Tibetan mastiffs. Powerful dog for several millennia BC, guarded dwellings in Asia and participated in the hunting of large animals. This is a massive dog with a large head and an obligatory black mask on the face. The biggest English Mastiff Hercules, who lived in England, was in 2001, listed in the Guinness book of world records as the heaviest dog. Its owner was athlete Joe Flynn. Hercules weighed almost 128 pounds and the circumference of his neck was 96 inches. Earlier, in 1989, the biggest dog in the world was an English Mastiff of Icama Zorba, owned by Chris Iraklides living in London. Zorba the height at the withers was equal to 94 cm and weight reached 155,58 kg.

Great Dane – the pride of Germany. This breed is sometimes erroneously called the Danish dog. Looks like this is the biggest dog in the world. The breed has a balanced complexion and elegance. The dogs share common ancestry with the Mastino neapolitano – molosser dogs. In the past, dogs used for hunting on wild boars. Two well-known representative of this breed, listed in the Guinness book of records as the biggest dog in the world.

This is a blue great Dane Giant George, who lived in USA, Arizona, which had a length from nose to tail 221 centimeter, and the length of each paw was 110 centimeters. George also had a rather harmonious physique and enjoyed walking and was playingwith other dogs living in the house. His weight was 113 pounds. Because of this large pet owners were forced to change the house. George died at the age of eight years. Continue reading

Pets improve social skills in autistic children

Children over 5 years suffering from autism improve such skills prosocial behavior like help and participation, if at this age, their house is a pet. However, the presence of a pet in the house since the birth of the child so has no effect. To such conclusion the French scientists in the course of the study, the results of which were published in the journal PLoS One .

The development of prosocial skills is one of the main problems which must be solved for the harmonious development of an autistic child. In order to develop children skills such as empathy, assistance, participation or protection, apply a variety of strategies, including therapy animals. A recent study of Marin Grandjot (Marine Grandgeorge) and her colleagues from Hospitalische centre at the University of Brest (Centre Hospitalier Regional Universitaire de Brest ) tried to determine whether the development of Pro-social skills of children with autism from having their house pet.

Of 260 autistic children, they have selected the participants for the two parallel studies. One involved 2 groups of 12 children. The participants of the first group from birth to 4-5 years grew up without Pets, but in 5 years they powersavetime. The participants of the second group have never had Pets. The average age of all participants was 10.8 years. The second study involved 2 groups of 8 children. In the homes of participants of the first group from birth lived Pets, and the participants of the second group has never had them. The average age of participants in this study was 11.1 years. By Pets in the study, scientists knew dogs, cats, hamsters and rabbits. Continue reading

The most loyal dog breeds: a guide in choosing other

In almost every family today, we live any Pets. The hosts are guided by quite different criteria in choosing a future member of the family, but dogs are always waiting for devotion and loyalty. Most attached to their masters and therefore it is difficult to say which breeds are most loyal and which are not. Each animal its own character and features. But experts identify some of the breed from all available today.

So, the top the most loyal Pets:

The border collie

The first in the TOP10 of the most loyal breeds of dogs got wonderful one – man dog border collie. The progenitor of the breed was an English dog Old hemp, who was noted for his quiet and calm demeanour. His descendants today are considered the most intelligent among the other canids.

They immediately become attached to the entire family, not specifically to one member and incredibly sad if there is no opportunity to socialize or play with anyone.

Easily trainable and training, and with strangers neutral and not show aggression. To annoy the dog, you need to try very hard.

She prefers a bad peace is good odds, but on its territory are perfectly capable of protecting the host from the offender. Continue reading

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