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What diseases you can catch from Pets

This disease is called “fever dog”, although she was exposed to all mammals, including humans. Although in natural conditions are more often ill with leptospirosis of agricultural animals and rodents, “bad name” dogs was due to its extremely high susceptibility to leptospirosis. Animals of all breeds become infected by bathing and drinking from natural water bodies, so if you take your dog for a picnic on the river, you are at risk.

People may get infected through contact with water in which were bathing the infected animal, as well as with secretions ( saliva, urine) of diseased dogs. But from person to person leptospirosis is not transmitted. The disease seriously, more than half of the cases, patients go to the intensive care unit. Leptospira after aging affect the capillaries, liver, kidney, muscle, and among the possible complications of the lesion of the membranes of the eyes, paralysis, infectious-toxic shock.

The treatment of such diseases is protivoleptospirozny gamma globulin. antibiotics ( penicillin, tetracycline, aminoglycosides). In addition, doctors have to support the liver and help the patient to other drugs, depending on which organs were affected. Continue reading

10 very rare dog breeds

Decided to make a list of 10 very rare dog breeds in the World. Some breeds of dogs it is impossible to meet on the street or at a dog show, and can only be seen in the Photo or in zoos, so they are rare.

Very old miniature dog breed, originally from Scotland. These little shaggy dogs barely reach the weight of 10 kg, and the height at the withers 20 cm But despite their mini size, this dog is brave and loyal. In the formation of the breed took part ancient Scottish Terriers, Bedlington and taxes. Unfortunately, this breed is on the verge of degeneration and even in their homeland these individuals not so much, so I made it to the list, as one of the very rare breeds of dogs.

A very ancient native breed of dogs, the first mention of it date back to 1267. Officially a water dog was registered in 1938 in Portugal, and quickly gained popularity. However, by the end of the 20th century, the breed almost ceased to exist as a species. Breed of dogs along with the owners emigrated to the countries: America, Europe, where at the moment the officially registered just over 600 individuals. All owners of Portuguese water dogs say that the dog is extremely friendly, playful, loves to swim, justifying its name, great bird hunters and swimmers. Very well saidanything about these dogs one of the breeders of this breed of Marilyn Rimmer. “These dogs are real clowns, they won’t be bored!” Continue reading

Decorative dog breed

Professional handlers, as well as all those who are simply well versed in dogs, know that there are dogs and “dogs”. To include the last dogs of decorative breeds — miniature fragile creatures, cared for cannot be done as the care of these dogs. “Dogs” is a dwarf dog-companions, among which include the Pomeranian and the Chihuahua, Japanese chin and Russian toy Terrier. The upbringing of these puppies and other breeds of small dogs, slightly different from the upbringing of their more voluminous counterparts. Quite often one can hear the assertion that caring for a dog is very difficult, for such a tiny pet in your life waiting for a lot more danger than the dog is normal size. The truth of that assertion? Yes and no. One should not say that care for decorative dog harder than caring for a dog of larger size. It is no more difficult in some ways even easier. But it was definitely different. This site is a collection of articles that can be useful to all owners-newcomers decorative dogs. the website is only informational assistance to novice breeders who decided to get a dog miniature breed. website nobody is selling. So do not ask how, Continue reading

Pets and children
According to the BBC, Pets can improve the health of children. Studies confirm that children who have Pets have higher immunity. Researchers at the University of Warwick (Coventry) found that…

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All Pets
Interesting fact: the Main habitat of the degu of Chile and the Andes mountains. The locals called this animal mountain squirrel, as most of these rodents live on the altitude…

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Transportation of animals on the train
In accordance with the Decree of the Ministry of economy of the Republic of Belarus dated 26.10.2012 N 90 "on tariffs for the carriage of passengers and Luggage by railway…

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