Passengers travelling by rail with your Pets and birds must adapt to changes in the Rules of carriage of passengers, baggage, cargo and mail by railway transport of Ukraine, which entered into force in August (approved by the Ministry of infrastructure of Ukraine).
As the press-center of “Ukrzaliznytsia”, in this document, more specific rules of transportation of Pets and birds, depending on their size, and also separately for the first time defined the conditions of carriage in poultry.
In particular, in passenger trains transportation of large dogs (over 45 cm, not more than one), including dogs accompanying blind passengers in the compartment of a passenger or Express train is allowed only with the redemption of a dog owner all seats in the compartment and the presentation of a duly completed veterinary document.
Transportation of large dogs in the cars of other categories of trains (high speed, high speed, electric, diesel trains increased comfort, etc.) is allowed under the same conditions, if the car is separated seats.
In passenger trains small Pets and indoor ornamental birds are transported in all types of wagons with payment for transportation of Nezavisimost the presence of carry-on baggage and must be placed in boxes, baskets, cages (no more than one piece of hand Luggage), and also freely be placed on the places provided for hand Luggage. For small Pets, the passenger must have a properly designed veterinary document. Continue reading
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