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The animals and people of different viral diseases.

On Friday in mass-media appeared information that Pets can catch the flu from their owners. However, in an interview with TV channel “360” veterinarian Marina Riviera has denied this information, saying that the animals and people of different viral diseases.

“Bullshit. It’s impossible. Human flu does not go on nor cats, nor dogs, nor birds, nor to whom. These are two completely different strain. All viral diseases are different in humans and in animals”, – said the interlocutor of TV channel “360”.

According to Rivera, among the viral diseases that cats get sick, flu-calicivirus and rhinotracheitis. However, they can be avoided, making the animal vaccinated once a year.

How to avoid the flu

“No cat flu, there is calicivirus, rinotraheitis, which can be called influenza, but it is not. This is the standard feline viral diseases, and to avoid it we need to vaccinate the animals”, said the Riviera. Continue reading

Pets will be excellent teachers for your child

Not all parents are aware that Pets bring real benefit to its owner – they are the perfect teachers for young children. That is why sooner or later in adults, the question arises how to choose a pet at a pet store. Of course, it is highly recommended to consider all aspects related to the care of Pets since and is followed by carefully monitored and nurtured. Experts have identified five good reasons to buy your child a pet.

1. The child will become responsible. As you know, Pets form the children a sense of responsibility and learn to care from a very young age. Satisfying the need of the animal in affection and amusement, simultaneously talking to him, the child will eventually become more empathetic and compassionate. Parents, before buying a pet for your child, you need to realize the seriousness of this act. In addition, you should explain to the child that animals are not toys, and they require constant care and walking.

2. Have confidence in your own abilities. Along with the responsibility for the life of the animal the child is instilled self-confidence. In the process of training the pet, the child reaches certain outcomes, which allows him to take pride in themselves and overall achievements. And it develops such boleznennymi as a sense of purpose and enjoyment from their labour. Continue reading

Dogs and cats carry more than 30 pathogens

Rabies vaccination does not guarantee complete safety of your pet, as dogs and cats carry more than 30 types of bacteria that cause dangerous infections, among which are Staphylococcus aureus MRSA. Delayed after being bitten by a visit to the emergency room is fraught with abscess, osteomyelitis, and even sepsis with lethal outcome.

Modern dog appeared about 15 thousand years ago in territory of modern China as a result of domestication of the wolf. Cats began to share their warmth and purrs with people about 9.5 thousand years ago in Cyprus, ruthlessly exterminating rats and mice, carriers of dangerous infections and just ruiners of the economy.

But even the most devoted and the most well-groomed pet can give its owner a nasty surprise.

Richard Hilaire from the University of South Florida and his colleagues have described more than 30 kinds of various infections that can keep Pets.

Despite the ever-increasing number of different exotic and unusual Pets just like crocodiles, goannas, rats and mice, the main volume among bitten and scratched still be owners of cats and dogs. This is approximately 1% of all cases obrasheniya the emergency room. Only in Moscow for a year “victims” like a stray and domestic dogs are about 30 thousand people, which amounts to 80% of all cases of animal attacks on humans (except, of course, attack the people themselves on people). Continue reading