Guinea pigs. Were originally introduced as a delicacy, but quickly become beloved Pets. Now there are many varieties of this species. In addition to the standard white-red smooth coat is long-haired, female, Teddy, skinny(hairless), a Cornish variety of colors and shades. Size from 500 g to 1500 G. the life of an average of about 7-8 years, but can live up to 13-14 years old and. Animals are extremely sensitive, often nervous. But a careful and caring attitude, most often, manage to establish a strong contact with the pet. They will recognize that, like a variety of music, dance, sing often, easy to get along with any animals that are not aggressive. Feeding Guinea pigs should be twice a day — morning and evening, and always at certain hours. Pregnant females are fed 3-4 times a day, Food should be given in sufficient quantity, because little animals can not tolerate even short-term starvation. To maintain the health of Guinea pigs should eat his litter. The number of droppings we eat are very different. Young Guinea pigs eat droppings of the mother, and thus they formed the intestinal flora. It is not recommended to drastically change my eating regime, to the new food should move gradually. In the diet must be hay in sufficient quantity. The sale is a good mixture for feeding Guinea pigs, but it must be ensured that the animal had eaten all or practicesthis feed in the trough, and did not choose the snacks and waited for the next rotation of the bowl. Must always be clean water, are replaced at least 1 time in 2 days. Overeating can cause severe indigestion. Continue reading
For full development and maintenance of a healthy body, dogs need vitamins. Regardless of age, vitamins for dogs is very important. Below you will learn exactly what nutrients the pet needs and how to obtain them.
Vitamin A. Particularly in need growing body. Vitamin A supports the kidneys, lacrimal and salivary glands, thanks to him greatly exacerbated vision at different intensities of illumination. Vitamin a helps to improve dog’s immunity, increase resistance to infections and various diseases.
Sources. milk, blood, liver, cod liver, corn, egg yolk, various greens, carrots, sea buckthorn oil.
Vitamin B effectively treats a neurosis, anaemia and other diseases. Has a beneficial effect on the health of the skin and a wool cover, important to work the muscles, nervous system, mucous membranes of the eyes and oral cavity. Vitamin B promotes growth of animal and even prevents the emergence and development of avitaminozov.
Sources. meat (especially lamb), liver, fish, cheese, whey and other dairy products, brewer’s yeast, vegetables and some cereals. 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