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Transporting Pets by plane

Transporting Pets by plane is not so complicated as it may seem at first glance.

If You decide to take on the road with your pet, take care of the paperwork for it in advance. First of all, learn about the rules of transportation of animals to the airline. the flight which You are going to fly. You will definitely need to have a special health certificate from the vet. Too early is not worth doing, since every certificate has an expiration date.

If Your flight is assumed abroad, then maybe You need to go with the animal for further treatment, for example, put additional vaccinations. About it is also important to know in advance, so the prior reference point in the Consulate.

As a rule, airlines are not allowed to bring animals in the cabin (the only exceptions are guide dogs accompanying disabled people and with the confirmation of passage of special education). All animals carried in cargo compartment, so You need to get a cage that will be spacious enough for Your pet, to ensure the access of air, firmly closed and have a solid base, covered by an absorbing substance and having a rim that prevents spilling of the absorbent from the cell. Birdcages must be covered with solid matter.

Try to make sure that the animal was comfortnew flight time, because animals, like people, experience stress when flying. Do not overfeed the Pets before the flight and do not give them any medicines unless required for medical reasons. Continue reading

Stones – Pets

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

Pets help autistic children to develop self-confidence

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

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