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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

The training of the shepherd dog

Beautiful shepherd protectors and bodyguards, so it is often lead to protect. They are easily trained and managed. But just so the dog guard will not grow. It is necessary to do, to work, to pay a lot of attention, especially in the initial stages of training, so that in the future it’s great for guarding your property and ensure the safety of your family. Training must go in stages – from simple to complex. But we should not forget that the shepherd is not only a working dog, first and foremost it is a full member of the family.

For many the first steps in training start with a visit to the special courses on training. Usually the dogs first develop the basic forms of subordination to the commands: “Sit!”, “Get down!”, “Me!”, “Next!”. But by the time these commands are mastered, many owners are drawn to dogs developing more complex forms of obedience, and long before she will be able to participate in the respective competitions in training and field trials. Physically strong owners a much more satisfying can deliver training dogs add to the tournaments in which the owner runs alongside the dog at the time until it overcomes the obstacle by jumping into the Hoop or creeping through the tunnels. (Agility) But whatever your future intentions regarding dog, your first responsibility is to teach her vypolnyaetsya simple commands. Keep in mind that only a well-trained dog will satisfy their innate desire to please and obey, and the owners can be proud that their dog is not only the admiration of frie

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Wild and domestic ferrets

Ferrets, along with Minks, weasels and weasels belong to the genus Mustela of the weasel family. There are three types of ferrets: Prairie, Blackfeet, forest.

Or light steppe ferret (Mustela eversmanni) is the largest of ferrets. Body length: 56 cm tail is 18 cm. weight 2 kg. of Steppe ferrets are high, but rare hair, making hair through the clearly visible dense light wool. Characteristic also darker paws, tail (or end), a kind of coloring of the muzzle, resembling a mask. Moves jumping, know how to swim. It is widespread in Central and Middle Asia, Kazakhstan, southern Siberia, and places in Eastern Europe, in Central Europe. In the past century, the habitat of the steppe ferret is expanding to the West and partly North. Inhabits open habitats – lowland and upland steppes, fallows, pastures, slopes, logs and beams, semi-deserts. Forests and avoids human settlements. Steppe polecat rests mainly single. Can form large clusters. In groups the possible existence of relations of domination – subordination. Steppe polecat hunts for ground squirrels, hamsters, pikas, rodents, and more rarely for birds, snakes and frogs, in the summer and invertebrates. Ferrets living near rivers and lakes, and also hunt water voles. Stepnogorsk makes the food supply, which not always use. Continue reading

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