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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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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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

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 and 74 million dogs, while in Canada, about 35% of the local population is a happy dog owners and 38% of cat owners. But don’t forget about other household inhabitants: today, the third place firmly in aquarium fish, with more than 170 million individuals imprisoned in aquariums, followed closely by horse – over 15 million of these wonderful animals officially registered in the United States. But there are also people who yearn to stand out from the crowd. They have houses you can find the most exotic and expensive animals, which many have not even heard.

10. Bengal male $ 3,000 a Bengal cat was born as a result of a long process of crossing domestic Shorthair black cats and Asian leopard. The purpose of this cross-breeding was to obtain a cat of medium size with the normal behavior of the domestic cat, but still retained the color of a leopard. It took to cross up to five generations to get a Bengal cat that meets all these requirements.

9. Snow macaque – 3 $ 500 Snow macaque is a smaller Primate with a life span of up to 30 years. They became widely investibility their bald red face. The view at the moment is under threat of extinction. At home the behavior of these macaques Continue reading

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