To Guinea pigs is better used to feed, it is necessary to observe proper hygiene and mode of feeding. To give food should be strictly at a certain time, set order of the day. Randomness in feeding disrupts the normal activity of the digestive glands, which has a detrimental effect on the digestibility of the feed eaten.
During feeding it is necessary to pay attention to the quality of food – good taste and color, whether there are any harmful impurities, etc.
New feed to enter into the diet gradually, starting with small amounts. Thus it is necessary to monitor the state of digestion in Guinea pigs (consistency of feces).
Overeating can cause severe indigestion. It is dangerous and lasting effects, obesity and related diseases. By the way, it is not necessary to feed the animal every time it starts to popiskivaet and stand on their hind legs. Maybe he is bored. Sometimes it helps to take the pig off his hands and let her run around the floor, or give her to play with some clean piece of paper.
Usually pigs suggest that you feed 2-3 times a day, and pregnant women – 3-4 times, at the same time, focusing on already given rules. The well-known saying “a supper give the enemy” does not apply to pigs, very active at night. Evening feeding should bytepointer (about 40% of the daily ration). Some specialists recommend to feed the animals frequently, little by little (5-6 times), giving such an amount of food which they eat immediately without a trace. Continue reading
In this article we will examine the theme “plants that are dangerous for cats”, but first a small introduction. No one can argue with the fact that comfort in our home bring houseplants. And how often lovingly grown by the hostess flowers are spoiled Pets. And the thing is that by nature, cats are very curious and from time to time, it may harm not only the plants, and themselves.
Basically, cats prefer meat or fish, but going for a walk in the garden, looking for useful grass and with pleasure regale on it. Worse have cats that live in city apartments where owners can’t afford to go for long walks in the nature area. Then cat is “acting up” – chew at the leaves of indoor plants, sometimes turning them to the floor along with the pot and the ground.
Natural care of cats leads to the fact that, often, “licking”, they clog the intestinal tract of wool, and in order to “remove” woolen tube, eat the grass with a huge amount of folic acid, which gives them a gag reflex. Even eaten a huge amount of weed will not bring harm to an animal, unless, of course, the plant was not treated with poisonous herbicides. Continue reading
The beneficial effect of massage not only maintaining the health of the animal. Many pet owners had opened her healing abilities, which had not previously existed. Making massage to your little friend, you know the feeling, familiar to a professional masseur. You begin to feel the belief in the existence of hidden healing abilities of living beings with their own hands. Agree vet Tiekert Carvel, the founder and President of the American Association of veterinarians who believe that massage helps animals and their owners stay healthy. “I try to convince the owners of my “patients” to massage regularly.Start with a daily massage, especially if the animal has discomfort later having a massage twice a week. Don’t be afraid to do it too often. The effect of the massage is to improve blood circulation. William winter, a veterinarian and a doctor of chiropractic (people) has a practice in Minneapolis. He claims that massage animals has another impact: “When you start to massage the animal, you are almost instantly decreases blood pressure. ”
Fans of animal massage say that before to massage the animal, its owner must obtain a massage. “To learn, first try yourself, advises Dr. Fox. – A beneficial feeling the touch of someone’s fingers to his skin and muscles, you improve your own “vision fingers”. Tonic effect of massage will prove to you the wholesomeness of his influence speak louder than any words.” Continue reading