Place Pets furry and feathered inhabitants of the home in our families, recent times is wild reptiles, including tortoises. The main difference from the usual vertebrate is cold-blooded, sluggishness, slowness. It should always be considered while caring for a terrestrial turtle in the home. A family of tortoises consists of 40 species. At home often contains the Central Asian tortoise (steppe) because of low cost and suitable for apartments size. This species is characterized by a rounded carapace dark olive, reddish or yellow-brown color with a length up to 25 cm In the wild they live in arid steppes of Central Asia, where they live up to 50 years.
With proper care the life in the home can be forty years. Despite the relatively cheap and easy care tortoises require careful attention. Them carefully need to look.
Care land turtle requires:
Proper maintenance of tortoises at home requires terrarium. It can be:
glass (like an aquarium);
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Everyone knows that contact with animals has a positive effect on the emotional state of a pregnant woman. The owner of the four-legged and feathered Pets are easier to tolerate stress, are less likely to suffer from insomnia and cardiovascular diseases. But recent research has shown that expectant moms who keep the house a dog or cat reduces the risk of developing such serious diseases as preeclampsia, which can cause irreparable harm not only to the woman, but also a tiny “petitely”. However, four-legged and feathered family members often get sick and can infect his mistress.
If for adults and children, many of these ailments are relatively harmless, whereas for women in an interesting position pose a serious threat.
If you spoil your cat raw meat or from time to time let her outside, she has all chances to be infected by toxoplasmosis, then you reward them. This is one of those infectious diseases that affects only time in my life and sometimes so easy that you don’t see it. Fever, weakness, and enlarged lymph nodes appear not at all, but if these symptoms arise, they are often blamed on a cold. Meanwhile, in cells infiltrating the illness is caused by protozoan organisms Toxoplasma.To get rid of them only in the first few days after infection, but if you miss this point, the parasites will remain in the body. Actually they are not much trouble and can easily get along. Besides after the invasion “of podsolenny” one develops immunity against them and re-infection possible not to be afraid. But everything changes when the insidious single-celled enter the body of a pregnant woman. In this case, a dangerous infection can be transmitted from mother to fetus. Fortunately, the probability of such contamination is small. While waiting for the baby Toxoplasma infected only 1% of pregnant women and only every Continue reading
A healthy puppy is active, energetic, playful and cheerful, climbs everywhere, happily joins the game. Not shy and not aggressive (but sometimes can be on the alert for strangers). Free, assured movement, stands firmly on his feet. Overall this is a fun animal with a clean, shiny coat, without seals, bald spots, dandruff. With clean and clear eyes, with a slightly wet and cold nose (with nose sleep warm and dry ). A healthy dog responds to its master’s call, willingly executes the commands. A healthy dog good appetite, the bowels emptied regularly, urination is normal. Eyes dry, with no signs of pus, shiny. Surface puppy’s ears — pale pink, without discharge or an unpleasant smell. Mucous membranes of the mouth, eyelids clean, pale pink color. Her breathing was regular. The abdomen is smooth, not bloated.
A sick dog is markedly different from healthy individuals. Any disease causing in her body, a number of more or less serious violations.
First,there are changes in the behavior of your pet. The dog suppressed a lot of lies, tries to hide in a dark place, the call gets up reluctantly. In some pathologies she doesn’t want to go to bed for a long time and is just very exhausted, is forced supine posture. Sick pet or indifferent to others, or conversely, abnormally excited, too agile, can be aggressive even to loved ones. Disturbed appetite: the dog eats poorly or completely refuses to feed, or increased appetite, even perverted. Swallowing solid food is difficult, may be choking on swallowing even of liquid and powdered food. You may experience increased thirst or, on the contrary, rabies. You may receive a cough, indicating inflammatory processes in the throat, the larynx or the trachea, diseases of the lungs and heart. Sudden, strong, neosocialist cough is caused by ingestion of a foreign body in the trachea.
Secondly, there are external signs of the disease dogs. The coat is shiny and shiny becomes dull, disheveled. Possible balding part of the body, rash, scratches, scars and eczema. Can cause unpleasant smell from the mouth, which, as a rule, is associated with abundant Continue reading