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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

Iguana – original pet

In recent years more and more popular are beginning to use these, at first glance, impregnable, but actually, very interesting and, in its own way, unique Pets, iguanas.

These thoughtful and proud reptiles benefit greatly to the usual dogs, cats and hamsters: because their wool does not have to constantly clean the furniture and coatings, they have virtually no smell, not emit sounds they don’t need to walk, besides, they do not cause allergies.

Plus, the man who dared to have and take care of such unusual Pets, can be called bold and creative, because it’s really, very original for our latitude. However, this reptile can live in your house a long and happy life, you need to know in advance how to care for your iguana, because, as it turns out, this is by far the easiest pet to the upbringing and maintenance in the home.

Only after you weigh the “pros” and “cons”, you can go for the purchase of the animal, because the iguanas, provided incorrect or insufficient care in captivity and fade quickly, in 2-3 years, die. Continue reading

Unusual Pets Kenyans
Hyenas in Africa began to tame since time immemorial. They are easily domashniaya, it is teachable and, most importantly, loyal to the owner. And betrayed no worse than dogs, and…

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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…

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The pros and cons of the content of rodents
To have or not a rodent is an issue that requires a responsible approach and specific knowledge about the behavior, content, caring for a pet. This article talks about the…

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