In the Rostov region began spring vaccination of domestic animals
In the Rostov region began spring vaccination of domestic animals. Inoculation on year ensures, in particular, protection against rabies, vectors of which are foxes. The recent cases were reported in…

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Believe it or not, but a long time ago in one of the monasteries of Ancient Burma (now Myanmar) was an amazing event. According to legend, the robbers attacked the…

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Rabies is a deadly viral disease of animals and humans

According to the world health organization, annually in the world dies from rabies 55 thousand people . that is, one person in every 10 minutes. Economic damage this disease ranks fifth and is the tenth leading cause of death amongst infectious diseases. From 30 to 60 percent of victims are children under the age of 15 years.

Rabies is a deadly viral disease, the pathogen which attacks the Central nervous system and leads usually to death. Infection of humans comes from domestic and wild animals, mostly carnivores, as a result of close contact with infected saliva or bites and causing scratches.

The incubation period of rabies lasts from 10 days to 1 year (usually 1-3 months).

Clinical signs of the disease appear most often after 3 to 8 weeks after infection. A reliable diagnosis of rabies is established only in the laboratory.

In dogs and cats clinically distinguish two main forms of the disease: the lush and quiet. Often rabies can occur in atypical forms.

Clinical signs of rabies in humans. In the beginning of the disease in humans marked depression, high temperature and fever, itching at the bite site.Later manifested a respiratory embarrassment, fearfulness. Stage of excitation is characterized by a fear of water. At the end of the disease is para Continue reading

Guinea pigs – care and maintenance

How to bathe a Guinea pig of interest to many owners of Guinea pigs. Bathing Guinea pigs need about 1 a month. Owners often worry when it comes time to wash, especially if the water pig begins to resist and squeak. So as not to cause moral, and even more physical harm to your pet, follow our recommendations.

Abnormal occlusion of the teeth, not Stacijas, as expected, can much atractii to pose a threat to the life of the pig. The length of teeth of Guinea pigs need to constantly monitor and, if necessary, to bite off their sharp wire cutters to the desired length.

The owner of the Guinea pig need to know what to look for to identify a sick Guinea pig or not. If you find at least one of the following symptoms, always consult with your pet to the vet. Let the veterinarian conduct a complete examination and determine what the cause of the malaise.

Buying a Guinea pig, you need to first decide some important issues. Are you able to care for a Guinea pig throughout her life? Do you have the time and desire to communicate with your pet every day? Continue reading

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 of the known and far more intricate family ties. Quite often, ties of blood unite the species, do not resemble each other neither in outward appearance nor the way of life. Introducing animals that you would never have thought that they were siblings.

Already for anybody not a secret that whales and dolphins, although looks very similar to fish, are mammals. They breathe air, feed their young milk, and their tails are fused hind limbs. It is not surprising that scientists have searched for the ancestors of cetaceans among land animals. For a long time it was believed that their ancestors were mezonigie is curious of the extinct mammals that unites the signs of carnivores (eat meat) and ungulates (instead of feet had hooves). However, recently it was revealed that the closest relatives of whales and dolphins are hippos the representatives of the group of ungulates that includes pigs, camels, giraffes and deer. As shown by genetic analysis that whales and hippos there is a common ancestor that lived 50-60 million years ago. The degree rodstvenikam great that it was even proposed to create a common squad cytopathicity.

As you know, “born to crawl — can not fly”. But for nature there are no rules. Albatrosses and petrels — the true kings of the sky. Continue reading

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