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
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, one of the main tasks that you need to decide whether to choose animals. From this depends the future of your business, profit and, most importantly, the fate of the animals themselves. Popular steel cattle, horses, sheep, steers, chickens, and here the breeding of rabbits, nutria, goats and turkeys, while at a low level, although with the right approach to the organization of economic activity, these species can become quite a profitable business. Next, we discuss each of them separately.
If you have no experience in such matters as the maintenance and care of Pets, it is better to start with breeding rabbits. They are the most unpretentious fur-bearing animals. Being engaged in their cultivation, you will get acquainted with their biology and gain practical experience. The need for care in rabbits is rather limited. They are very sociable and can easily adapt to the person, and also very quickly breed in captivity. Rabbits are very prolific: one rabbit is born up to ten rabbits. The distinctive osobennostyami is their earliness. On the thirtieth day of life their weight doubled 12 times.
For their content you must have a few cells or cell arrays under a special canopy in open air. It is very important that they are safe. Today the majority of breeders believe in the usefulness and profitability of this business, as in the presence of 4-5 kalikamata for the year you can get up to three centners of meat and up to 200 skins. Continue reading