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.
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Someone named Gary Dahl (Gary Dahl) in 1975, started selling substitutes allowed. Moreover, these substitutes were not even external imitation of animals. They were just ordinary stones.
Stones-Pets were sold for $3.95 a piece, and according to rough estimate, over 6 months Gave has sold more than 5 million stones. In this case the total cost of each stone was only 95 cents.
Innovative product Gave was a common boulders, which he purchased from the supplier of building materials, and then sold them as live Pets. According to him, the idea came to him in connection with the difficulty, mess and expenses associated with such Pets as cats and dogs.
He started with what was created by a company named “Rock Bottom Productions”. The stones were imported from Mexico. Packing stones included “the care Guide” and looked like a cardboard box for transporting Pets. The manual contained instructions for the care of the pet and advice on training — how to teach him different commands: “sit”, “lie”, “die”, “roll”, and “to me”.
Part of the marketing strategy Gave was the assertion that the stones can bring more pleasure than we can imagine. He convinced the buyers that these stones supports this statement by its very existence, and clearly demonstrate that the joy of the child within us brings not the object itself, and ideao it. Pet is in our mind a niche created by force of imagination. 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