Parrot diarrhea. Prevention and treatment
In 90% of cases of the disease in parrots, including diarrhea, occur at the fault of the owner of the birds is wrong podborany food for parrot, inadequate level of…

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Top 10 most expensive exotic Pets
Without a doubt, we all adore our household Pets, especially lucky in this respect cats and dogs. In the United States alone is home to over 86 million pet cats…

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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

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