It is believed that cats, dogs, parrots, fish and ferrets – Pets. The rest we usually accustomed to seeing in the gear or the BBC in the zoo. Meanwhile, foxes, raccoons, and even alligators can be tamed and kept in a standard city apartment.
In nature foxes are timid and cautious, if you meet a Fox in a forest, she will run away from you. But if from birth to raise a Fox at home, she will become tame and even will wear you Slippers.
One of the first foxes to adapt to home life was scientist Dmitri Belyaev in 1959. The scientist then working at the Novosibirsk Institute of Cytology and genetics and conducted an experiment on foxes special coloring is silver – black. He tried to bring an obedient individuals, who would be able to live peacefully with man. The experiments were conducted until then, until a breed that is most adapted to life among humans.
Such an obedient Fox differs from “forest”. She has a roundish face, blue eyes, and the color can vary from pure white to dark red. For comfortable living foxes at home she needs a little daily to comb hair (especially foxes) and walk in the fresh air. To teach a Fox to a leash fairly easily. Siberian breed standard dog collar for dogs, and the Fennec Fox (Fox is native to North Africa, listed in the Red book) it is better to buy a leash for walking cats.Foxes do not like being alone, easily get along with other animals and loyal to his master. But never hurt a Fox – or it is forever. It is not revenge, but self-contained. Continue reading
In nature only a few survive to extreme old age, due to objective reasons.
But even in captivity, the turtles on the strength make it to the middle of that age, as if completely absent of external hazards. How long can a slider turtle live in a terrarium? How can I prolong their life?
How to determine the age of red-turtle?
Sell slider turtles at an early age, when the carapace reaches a length of not more than 7 cm At the time of purchase it is better to give preference to younger ones because they are easier to survive, and will live longer.
Over the years, the turtle can grow up to 30 cm . that will require a larger terrarium and resettlement of a few turtles from each other. Therefore it is better to know in advance what the potential growth is of this or that individual and which “house” it is better to buy.
To determine the age in two ways:
By measuring the length of the shell, taking into account the annual growth of a turtle on 2-3 cm; 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