How dangerous is psittacosis? Veterinary laboratory
Pathogen — neorickettsia (chlamydia), in their evolutionary development they are between bacteria and viruses. The source of infection is often a sick bird — a virus carrier, releasing the microorganisms…

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New year and Pets
Pre-holiday bustle, bright elegant tree will definitely cause a huge interest in your pet. The animal will be considered or even try to play with fir branches and toys. so…

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Houseplants that are dangerous to the health of humans and animals

Unhealthy plants.As we know, indoor plants decorate the interior, clean and humidify the air and create comfort in the house and in a good mood. Seemingly solid pros.

But before you buy new, you need to know whether they are safe for the environment. Especially if the house has allergies, small children or Pets.

For example, in 2012 in the hospital of the city of Abakan was delivered to the girl with the strongest burns of the esophagus. It turns out that she tried a leaf from a plant that was in the group and here is the result. According to statistics, with such a diagnosis who are hospitalized dozens of children.

Here are some harmful plants, for convenience they are organized into sections:

Metrovia

The damage can bring all parts of these plants, starting from seeds. Contain toxic cardiac glycosides, nerioside, oleandroside and saponins. Very dangerous milky juice. And even a single leaf is enough to cause a fatal outcome in an adult.

Causes severe disorder of the digestive system. bloody diarrhoea, vomiting. As well as increased heart rate, hallucinations. Then may be followed by decreased blood pressure, slow heart rate, stop breathing… Continue reading

In Italy ban circus animals

Among European countries, which banned the use of animals in circuses, intends to accede and Italy. Since 2012, Europe has increasingly supported a “human circus”. Latvian zoodefenders hope that soon this law will be adopted in Latvia.

RIGA, 28 Mar Sputnik. The Italian government plans to ban the use of animals in circuses across the country, it will also affect foreign circuses, performances. Now in views can take part only people, writes Italian Corriere della Sera.

And it’s not just promises: the bill proposed by the Minister of culture of Italy Dario Franceschini, has already passed the consideration of the Parliament and sent to the Senate. However, the ban will be phased in gradually, the law may come into force soon.

It’s the first law of its kind in Europe: in 2012, Greece banned the use of animals in circuses. In most European countries have total or partial bans.

So, in Belgium it is impossible to act in the circus with wild animals, but parrots and camels are considered domestic, in Estonia and Poland circus animals can’t be born in Decouverte. In Portugal vetoed to the circus with apes (orangutans, gorillas, chimpanzees), and in Hungary it is forbidden to train elephants. Sometimes the bans are only part of the country: for example, wild animals in circuses is illegal in Barcelona and in the Norwegian province of Tromso. Continue reading

Unusual Pets and their costs

Studies prove that Pets help avoid depression, asthma, allergies and improve the dynamics of family relationships. And the children who have Pets are much less likely to quarrel with their parents, have higher self-esteem and make more friends.

It is always possible to have a purebred cat or choose a cute watchdog from a shelter, but if you want something more exotic, then this review will help you make a choice.

Before you buy an unusual pet, it is important to consult with a veterinarian (a doctor, not a shop) about the living conditions, diet and frequency of walks. If you can provide the pet the necessary conditions, then go for it. Reptiles, rodents and marsupials are waiting for you in his arms.

Three-year-old Lama Juice is living with his mistress Nicole in the German city of mülheim.

Generally llamas are Pets more than three thousand years. For the first time to tame this strange animal was thought by the Peruvian Indians, who lived in the Andes. The main difference between home-Lam from wild — wool. At first it softer. But do not forget that the Lama is the closest relative of the camels. Therefore, to offend her is not recommended. Continue reading