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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Feeding the puppy and adult dog
Immediately after purchasing the puppy You face a choice - What to feed him? A big mistake made by those who believe that a dog needs a varied diet. All…

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Tips for disasters

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

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

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Ten dangerous exotic Pets
In most countries the sale of these animals is prohibited, and their content is illegal. But in possession there is some charm that forces people to violate the law. In…

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What animals can be reared at home
Today, the breeding of animals and birds – the main way of earning of the population in the villages of Russia. If you decide to breed animals on his farm,…

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