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…

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Who has a cat, he can not be afraid of loneliness.
The cat was described as the most perfect predator, as the embodiment of physical beauty as an ideal for the animal world example of combination of mental and physical qualities.…

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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 from nasal mucus, sneezing, coughing, with the dung. Infection occurs by airborne and alimentary, particles of dried droppings from sick birds, downs, slomannye the epithelium of the skin can get into the lungs, air sacks of birds and gastro-intestinal tract and there penetrating through the mucous membranes, causing the disease. A bird ill with psittacosis, usually for a long period of time remains a virus carrier.

Reservoir and source of infection for humans are domestic and wild birds. The largest epidemiological significance have Pets poultry (especially ducks and turkeys), room birds (parrots, wavy parrots, Canaries and other small songbirds) and especially urban pigeons and crows, the infestation of which ranges from 30-80%.

Ill persons who are constantly in contact with birds (poultry workers, meat processing plant, breeders of birds, etc.) the Ill person primarily middle-aged and older, children get sick much less often. Patients with psittacosis not a danger to others represent. In the human body, the pathogen enters mainly through the mucous membranes of the respiratory system. Infection occurs by inhalation of dust containing chlamydia (dried particles of bird faeces and discharge from the beak, contaminated particles down, etc.). Continue reading

Advice animals under one year veterinary clinic

This is the most common misconception owners. These statements inspire buyers of purebred animals breeders for the purpose of obtaining alimony puppies and kittens. It should be noted that if the animal and give birth to healthy, mating, at least, should be carried out through the chute, i.e. one to three times a year! Such a conclusion can be drawn from the fact that pregnancy lasts have allowed, on average, two months and lactation for two months, and, without waiting for its termination, some females are ready for fertilization! In this regularity we do in fact make regular cleansing of the uterus and may prevent its inflammation, but the whole body, of course, works on the wear. In nurseries, even in good conditions, miniature dog breeds and exotic cats rarely give birth on their own and infrequently there are animals older than three years.

“We need to make our boy’s girlfriend”

The female can give birth 1 to 3 times a year. Unleashed male must cover at least 1 time per month, and ideally once every two weeks, otherwise prostatitis and mental problems are inevitable. To achieve such regularity of mating, the male must be very valuable in genetic terms and a good result in show trials, to prove with the first litters that steadfastly conveys his qualities and is an improver of the breed, not only dagnone to be alternates – related close males. Continue reading

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

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Animals that you never would have thought they were relatives.
We've learned that the relationship determines the resemblance: is it fair to expect a couple blue-eyed blondes have the same blonde kid with eyes of heavenly color. However, the nature…

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Animals that you never would have thought they were relatives.
We've learned that the relationship determines the resemblance: is it fair to expect a couple blue-eyed blondes have the same blonde kid with eyes of heavenly color. However, the nature…

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