The Chihuahua is recognized as the smallest in the world. And when the adult dogs weigh from 0.9 to 2.7 kg, Chihuahua puppies are generally tiny, nevertheless, they can be energetic and playful, like puppies of other breeds.
Usually if the puppy lives with his mother, until three weeks of age, until he starts confidently and steadily move, only food is breast milk of the mother, giving the puppy a balanced mix of fats, proteins, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals. And with only three weeks is recommended to start giving the bait in the form of scratched out grains of beef and cottage cheese on a few pieces per day, gradually increasing the size and number.
Weaning from females is usually carried out on day 33 of life, although continue to put the puppy 1-2 times a day to maintain your immune system up to the first vaccination. For puppies Chihuahua it is important to remember that excess fat may permanently deform growing bone system, so not to overfeed them. Usually determine the sufficiency of fodder feeling the ribs of the puppy. If they are hidden by fat, but loose enough palpable, the puppy food is optimally. With a small amount of fat dose of feed should be gradually increased.
If Chihuahua puppy purchased in our kennel, the first time it is advisable to keep on the diet of the nursery,gradually move to menu, more optimal for new conditions of life. The amount and composition of feed need to know when buying, at the same time finding out about vaccination and the measures against worms (when and what drugs were expelled worms). Continue reading
What to feed a puppy. In the first days after purchase – what the breeder was feeding. Can translate dog food natural complete food.
A growing body dogs require proteins, fats, carbohydrates, vitamins, calcium, phosphorus and other trace elements. Dog for the first year of life intensively increases its weight (from 300 grams up to 30-40 pounds). Therefore, nutrition of the dog during this period you need to pay special attention that it has received all necessary for proper growth and development.
At the age of one and a half months to three puppy fed 5 times a day. Approximate diet like this:
The calcinated cottage cheese. Made from fresh milk. In one pint of hot milk add a tablespoon of 10% calcium chloride, or two tablespoons of 5%. For lack of calcium chloride can be crushed tablets of calcium gluconate or calcium lactate – about 5 tablets and pour in the hot milk. Heat, without boiling, stirring occasionally. The milk immediately curdled. The resulting curds are separated from whey with a slotted spoon. You can add in cottage cheese quail eggs (about three times a week – every day egg is not needed) and a half-teaspoon of honey. You can use ordinary fresh 9% cottage cheese, but you can dilute it with yogurt so it had a soft consistency. After 15 minutes, anything not eaten, nueropathy in the fridge – it needs to be done every time. If in 15 minutes the puppy has not eaten and has lost interest in food is to remove. Continue reading
Bed bugs in our homes parasitize on the person — their barb adapted only for piercing thin enough and soft human skin. Only the hardest bugs to the times when people are leaving the premises for a sufficiently long period of time — bed bugs can bite Pets.
However, in General it is unnatural for bed bug behavior — even adult parasites with their long proboscis barely pierce the skin of animals, and the tiny larvae in most cases and can not feed on cats and dogs.
However, certain trouble pet bugs to deliver fully capable.
“I could not understand why my rat appear on the body of the bleeding wound. Thought it was staph, but it usually just causes purulent abscesses. And then it bites that the animal itself and restorative. Only after a few weeks I found that me and someone started to bite. Was — a banal bed bugs. It was a surprise that they bite the rat, I thought they were only humans drink blood. Apparently, they are somewhere near the cage originally settled and it was closer than my bed”.
Probably the only Pets that suffer from bedbugs, no less than people, are birds (including chickens).
Their soft delicate skin available for piercing proboscis of the bedbug as a human, and the parasites that successfully used by. And the coops they can settle in as successfully as human housing.
Bedbugs in chicken: the dangerous they are and how to deal with them? Continue reading