Fancy rats have been bred only recently. At the moment there is great species diversity of domesticated rats.
Because species of domestic rats very much, specific descriptions of appearance no. The ears may be as hairless and covered with sparse fine hair. The tail is either naked, or covered with too short hair. Length wool, its appearance depends on the breed: soft, silky or curly. Permanent color no.
If you decide to purchase a home rat, you should know that it differs from other rodents by cunning, she’s smart enough, curious. That is why it is so much to teach, to train, to tame. According to experts, the male pet rats are more calm and affectionate than females. Feature of decorative rats is that when they’re happy, they creak teeth (purr). You can the first time and will not hear, but if you put a rat closer to your ear, you will feel a slight vibration.
The pros and cons of types
Rat unpretentious in the content. This pet is suitable for those who rarely get a home. But with animals you have to be careful. Releasing her to walk around the house, you can accidentally not to notice it and pinch the door, or pin, if the rat will fall asleep in his chair. Continue reading
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
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 maybe better. With them go hunting and as a formidable guard.
On some sites of ancient people found bones of hyenas many times more than the bones of other animals. Homemade hyenas are well known from the history of Ancient Egypt. In General, the Egyptians tried to domesticate many animals for hunting with them for keeping as exotic decoration or just for food. The hyena, probably, has not passed none of the IFI. On papyri from Egypt there are images of hunting with hounds on the hyena, hunting with hyenas on a Gazelle, there are scenes of domestic feeding hyenas until enforced (like now, for example, by force feeding geese to obtain an enlarged liver). In principle, the hyena has adapted to long periods of hunger, but if food tucks, she can eat a lot. Continue reading
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 of over 2500 meters.
Degu – gregarious animals. The pack consists of 25 to 75 individuals. At home degu can contain, separately or together, you can create opposite-sex and same-sex of animals: they are peace-loving and not show aggression to each other.
Decorative rat, kapusany color
Interesting fact: fancy rats are very intelligent and quite easy to train. Often at various exhibitions rodents are competitions for fancy rats.
Many owners teach their dogs commands and tricks. Most fancy rats have no trouble remembering his name and respond to it. Continue reading
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