Guinea pigs are one of the most common Pets due to their unpretentiousness. They live in cells that do not produce almost no sound and not capricious, and therefore do not annoy anyone. They do not require any specific care, all they need is cleanliness and regular meals. The cage enough to clean twice a week. If you leave a pet alone all day, nothing bad will happen.
A great option for the Amateur home rat. Many people still have some prejudices about these creatures, but in reality they are extremely intelligent and good-natured. Rats, like all rodents, they live in cages, their maintenance costs are low. The main thing is regular cleaning and a balanced diet.
Hamster – another unpretentious rodent, the content of which is not much different from caring for Guinea pigs. The main difference is that their toilet must be cleaned daily so that the smell does not spread around the house. All hamsters need to be happy – a qualitative dressing and love the owners. The main thing – carefully choose food: it should not contain anything solid, otherwise the hamster may damage the cheek pouches.
If you want to have a rabbit, prefer the dwarf breeds. These rodents are, in principle, undemanding and are nocturnal, so they can be left alone for the whole day. But from karlikowska less: less feed, less to clean up.
Exceptionally undemanding aquarium fish guppy. Continue reading
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
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