Dogs live side by side with humans for 10 thousand years. And may we can only guess, who were our very first Pets, so one and a half centuries ago, to look we. In a relatively short period of time some of the rocks under the influence of man has changed beyond recognition.
Bulldog became more dense and chunky: chest became wider, legs shorter and thicker, the muzzle more flattened. On the skin appeared folds. Unfortunately, most modern bulldogs health problems, and they live on average just 6 and a quarter years.
Basset hound became much lower: the rear legs are now shorter, while the ears much lengthened. Muzzle and legs, was shorter, and the skin had more wrinkles.
Boxers now shorter and turned up snout, slightly changed body proportions. Continue reading
A pet in the home is not only joy and happiness, but also a great responsibility. Our smaller brethren are not always able to protect themselves from the dangers that lurk in their house. Appliances, appliances and even normal plants that you grow on windowsills or private land, can threaten the life and health of animals. Today we will tell, from what flora must be eliminated, if you decide to envy the cat or dog.
The castor-oil plant. This evergreen shrub can often be found in front gardens, however pretty and unpretentious, the castor bean is extremely hazardous to the health of animals and humans. The fact that all parts of the plant contain a protein called ricin – a poisonous substance that causes severe poisoning, leading to death. Curious Pets that gnaw the green stems and leaves, in the case of the castor bean may lead to irreparable consequences. If you grow the castor bean in your garden or have seen her around home, avoid contact of the animal with this toxic plant.
Caladium garden. Caladium garden common plant that is often used for decorating gardens. Beautiful bright leaves – the pride of tropical Caladium, but they are fraught with smertelnaya. Juice of the plant is poisonous and at hit in an organism causes suffocation. Continue reading
Among domestic animals goats are undemanding and the most profitable for farms. From them get milk, meat, feathers, wool (Moguer), hides, manure. Goat milk exceeds cow on the content of fat, protein, calcium, vitamins, characterized by the small size fat globules, has high taste qualities and increased bactericidal action. Because of this it is recommended primarily for elderly people with diseases of the liver and gallbladder, as well as infants as a complementary food and replacement of breast milk.
Made from goat’s milk cheese, butter and other products. Meat goats the quality is not inferior to mutton. Of goat’s wool made shawls, scarves, hats, sweaters, wool – knitted clothes, carpets, blankets and other things. The skins of young goats at the autumn slaughtering suitable for the manufacture of sheepskin coats. Goat manure is the best fertilizer for gardens. It need 2-3 times less than a cow, on the same plot. Continue reading