what Pets can be not just the object of our care, but also the nurses, devoted friends and even family therapists?
For example, according to a recent study, Pets can positively affect the ability of autistic children to social contacts . Previously, researchers studied the effect of dogs on emotional and mental development of children. But recently, experts came to the conclusion that contact with any pet can have a beneficial effect on the child.
Conducting the study, the scientists noticed that if a family of a child with autism a dog, it is more disposed to communicate with people than those children that have no animal. As it turned out, not only the dog but also any other pet helps a child to interact with others
this conclusion was made by Dr. Gretchen Carlisle, research fellow Research centre for the study of interaction between man and animal (Research Center for human-animal interaction ReCHAI) College of Veterinary medicine University of Missouri.
It should be noted that the child with autism, it is extremely difficult to communicate with the outside world. But four-legged friend helps the child feel more confident. How?
When the other kids meet on the street “special”child, their attention is immediately drawn to the animal. Children with autism do not feel in the spotlight, and it is easier to open up to communication. Continue reading
Pets occupy a place of honor among the people. Currently this place has become so honorable that some animals are treated like children. And this attitude is not excessive, since the animals have almost the same level of attention as they are to children. The fact that their diet should not get some substances from our table, otherwise it can lead to sad consequences. Let’s look at them in order.
Xylitol – artificial sweetener found in chewing gums, toothpastes, candies, and liquids for rinsing the mouth. If this substance is not strongly poisons the life of man, of animals it acts devastating. When injected into the animal body, xylitol can lead to a strong release of insulin in their blood. This in turn provokes a decrease sugar levels and hypoglycemia, which may be accompanied by symptoms such as: vomiting, loss of coordination and gaunt appearance. These signs may occur from several hours to several days. If during this time you will not find and eliminate them, then the animal may die.
Theobromine . found in chocolate, coffee and cocoa, as well the detrimental effect on animals. Especially to dogs. When ingested, it can cause vomiting, diarrhea, irregular heartbeat, convulsions. Delayed assistance may also lead to death. The chocolate and chocolatherapy may contain macadamia nuts . which also poisons the animal body. So, if you decide to “sweeten” the life of your pet chocolate, in no case do not do it. Continue reading
With the advent in the house baby all the attention with allowed switches to this warm, milk-smelling little bundle. The hostess who spent with your beloved cat a lot of free time, completely ceased to pay attention to it. In addition to misunderstanding and resentment of the animal occurs curiosity: what is this creature that yells, doesn’t give my favorite mistress to sleep at night, forcing her to jump out of bed at an inopportune time? Caring mother trying to keep Pets to a newborn, but when the baby grows up, and have the ability to move it out of the crib in a rocking chair or swing-lounger, as for example, one of these then the cat gets a chance to meet the baby closer. How does behave our Pets, for the first time being so close to the new family member?
Cat or nanny?
Both cats and dogs are very accurately apply to young children, nevertheless to accustom Pets to appear in the house a new tenant in advance and to closely monitor that the animal did not cause your baby harm. It is advisable not to let the cat jump in the crib to the child, but if the chance was very great, it is possible to monitor what is happening in nursery, you will help the baby link. Technology does not stand still, and to replace radio nanny popular a few years ago, came improved devices to monitor Senatus baby. At the same time you can see the unique moments of a pet with a baby. After careful obsyhanija, making sure that the new member of the family poses no threat, the cat may jump in the crib and sweetly to sleep near the child, warming him with his fluffy fur. Knowing the habit of cats not only to sniff at unfamiliar objects, but also to try them by touch, make sure that your pet’s claws trimmed. Continue reading