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Chihuahua – how and what to feed puppies

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

Pets make the owners heart healthier

This statement, published in the online edition of Circulation, was made by the American heart Association.

According to Dr. Glenn Levine, who heads the Committee that made this finding after reviewing a number of studies, Pets (especially dogs) can help reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.

According to studies, Pets also increase the survival of patients after a heart attack or stroke. However, it is unclear whether there is a direct correlation between pet ownership and better health. Maybe healthier people often prefer to have Pets, feeling able to take care of them.

It is also likely that the greatest health benefit of the owners bring the dog. Their owners are moving more due to the fact that dogs need exercise and active play. As a result of one of the studies, which analyzed data on the 5400 people, it turned out that the owners of dogs involved in physical activity more than all other pet owners, and among them 54% more people that move as much as doctors recommend.

In addition, pet owners are below pressure, cholesterol levels and a lower tendency to be overweight. Also Pets helps to deal with stress.

In his recent study, Gern analyzed the blood of babies immediately after birth and one year later. He was looking for evidence of an allergic reaction, immunity changes, and for reactions to bacteria in the environment. Continue reading

What are the dangers of Pets?

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.

Cats: toxoplasmosis

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

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