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Pets will be excellent teachers for your child

Not all parents are aware that Pets bring real benefit to its owner – they are the perfect teachers for young children. That is why sooner or later in adults, the question arises how to choose a pet at a pet store. Of course, it is highly recommended to consider all aspects related to the care of Pets since and is followed by carefully monitored and nurtured. Experts have identified five good reasons to buy your child a pet.

1. The child will become responsible. As you know, Pets form the children a sense of responsibility and learn to care from a very young age. Satisfying the need of the animal in affection and amusement, simultaneously talking to him, the child will eventually become more empathetic and compassionate. Parents, before buying a pet for your child, you need to realize the seriousness of this act. In addition, you should explain to the child that animals are not toys, and they require constant care and walking.

2. Have confidence in your own abilities. Along with the responsibility for the life of the animal the child is instilled self-confidence. In the process of training the pet, the child reaches certain outcomes, which allows him to take pride in themselves and overall achievements. And it develops such boleznennymi as a sense of purpose and enjoyment from their labour. Continue reading

In the state Duma drafted a list of dangerous dog breeds

A group of United Russia headed by the Chairman of the Committee for the protection of natural resources Eugene Tugolukov submitted to the state Duma the bill “About responsible treatment of animals”, containing innovations in this area.

In particular, first introduced the situation about their animal companions. Referred to them as usual for Russians, Pets – cats, dogs, horses, Guinea pigs and hamsters, and rare chameleon and arthropods. Animal companions include parrots and hawks.

There is a list of potentially dangerous breeds of dogs, the contents of which are set special requirements – training, compulsory registration, the paddock only with muzzle and leash. It includes American pit bull Terrier, South African Boerboel, Karelian bear dog, Caucasian shepherd, Anatolian Karabash, Alabai and American Staffordshire Terrier.

The bill establishes the responsibilities of pet owners to provide them with proper living conditions. Not allowed to torture animals, causing them beatings, mutilations, injuries, cruel killing of animals, instigation of animal on person or other animals. The list of conditions that permitted the killing of an animal: if it is incurable hurt, attacked a man and caused him harm (except service animals). Continue reading

Stick insects – Unusual Pets

Insects rarely kept as Pets. For some it is difficult to care, others look too unattractive. But the stick is another matter. In fact, they are most common among insects contained in the home. If you want to have a stick, you may find it at the pet store or the lover of exotic animals. Most stick insects come from tropical regions of Central and South America, Australia, Asia and Africa. In Europe and North America are inhabited by only few species.

It is best to buy stick insects . while they are still in the larval stage, but has already hosted several rope’s end. Make sure that all six legs of the insect intact and the whole body looks healthy. Ask the person from whom you bought it, about the rules of care for these insects. To take the stick insects home with you in a plastic box with a few holes in the lid for air. Inside the box place a few plants that stick insects could eat. Eventually they will need permanent housing.

This home can be rented tank with a special lid that allows access of air. Make sure the stick insects will be spacious enough. In close quarters they can’t feed themselves and can start to fight among themselves.

The ideal food for most stick insects will be currant leaves; some also eat the leaves of the Privet and rhododendron.Keep the leaves moist with a spray bottle for spraying plants. In addition, put in the aquarium a few sprigs that stick insects could climb on them. Some stick insects need to drink, so they constantly have to be in a shallow saucer of fresh water. Continue reading