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Infectious diseases in domestic animals

Timely vaccination of Pets helps control the spread of communicable diseases. In recent years their number has decreased dramatically, but they need to be careful and to have information about the basic signs and symptoms. An infectious disease often difficult to distinguish from non-infectious because of the similarity of symptoms, but at the time to identify them – a matter of life and death. The most common infectious disease among animals is a plague, viral hepatitis, leptospirosis, parvovirus enteritis.

The most common infectious disease among dogs is canine distemper. This is a serious illness that is widespread, despite the abundance of drugs developed to combat it.

The plague can get sick from any animal regardless of age, living conditions, gender. The symptomatic manifestations of the disease are very diverse, as it can develop in various tissues and organs. An infected animal carries the virus and spreads it to all secretions. The spread of the virus is through the air, and the infection of the plague – respiratory infection.

The incubation period generally is on average 5 days. Clinical manifestations depend on degree of defeat of organism 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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