In recent years, the world is rapidly spreading fashion on dwarf pet pigs. Now on the streets of America, Europe and recently Russia you can meet people, walkers on a leash little pigs – a some miniature pigs to doghill.
Mini-Pigi — product of breeding, without human intervention on the land they would not be. Experiments on the breeding of mini pigs was conducted from 1950-ies. As source material the Germans used valabregue Vietnamese pig and, as a result of long selection, came to the following results, the smallest and therefore the most expensive was bergstresser knit (translation – little critter), its weight is 6-15 lbs. But the Americans with their eternal gigantomania still prefer villabruna Vietnamese pig. Representatives of this breed are brown or black and sometimes reach a weight of 100kg.
Mini-Pigi little sick, and also do not shed and do not cause allergies, so that they can keep even the asthmatics. Mini-Pigi – ideal pet, unpretentious, smart and dedicated. They do not show aggression toward humans and other Pets. “If the dog is submissive slavish subservience, the hypocritical cat, monkey crafty, swinish behavior in a very meaningful way: the good and the affection she responds with devotion and diligence, and for the offense tries not to stay in debt,” wrote the naturalist Centrist. Pigs are the third (after dolphins and primates) in ten animals with the highest intelligence. Lifespan a some miniature pigs to doghill is 15-20 years. Continue reading
With the beginning of spring, the owners of pet dogs and cats covers a real medical fever – it’s time to do preventive vaccinations to animals from dangerous diseases. In the spring, with snow melt and warming in the environment increases the concentration of many pathogens, and the risk of catching four-legged friend some sort of serious infection increases dramatically. The best way to protect your pet from disease – vaccination or revaccination (when talking about re-vaccination). Smolensk veterinarians recommend vaccinating puppies, kittens and adult animals regardless of whether they go outside, socialize with other animals or not. Dangerous virus home Murka can pick up even not leaving the apartment – the infection can bring from the street and her owner. The fact that not all viral diseases of animals are transmitted through direct contact. Most of them are dangerous to dogs and cats, easy to put into the house on clothing and shoes, accidentally stepping on the dung of a diseased animal or touching him on the street. Prophylactic vaccination is necessary in order to create an animal specific immunity against viral, bacterial and fungal infections.
To mostdangerous and common infectious diseases of dogs are distemper, parvovirus enteritis and infectious hepatitis. For cats is very dangerous cats panleukopenia (cat plague), viral rhinotracheitis, kaltsivirusnaya infection. The danger lies in the fact that these diseases cause viruses, seeking to hit the whole body and paralyze all the vital functions. Continue reading
The more people watching the animals, studying their behavior, learning ability, the clearer is aware that they have the elements of mind. It is more correct to say the basic thinking or its rudiments. Numerous experiments were aimed at studying the level of intelligence of various animals throughout the 20th century. In our day, scientists are back to the issue.
What kind of Pets today are called the most intelligent?
1 — the dog
They’ve always been considered among the most intelligent Pets. It turned out that these animals are much smarter than we can imagine. The results of the research of American Professor S. Coren, presented at the annual Congress of psychologists, is staggering. He claims:
Dogs are able to memorize and recognize approximately 165 different signals, signs and words of human speech.
Most of them clearly understand that 1 + 1 = 2 and not 3 or 4.
Eating people will point at anything with your finger, Continue reading