Like people, dogs require a balanced diet containing all the important components for an active life, including proteins, fats, carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals and trace elements in the correct proportions.
Of course, it is possible to prepare their own dog food. Then it is very difficult to observe the necessary proportions: properly cook meat, they add essential vitamins, minerals, especially calcium and phosphorus. It requires a lot of time, labor and knowledge.
Finished feed is the most reliable means to ensure healthy, fully corresponding to the breed of the animal food. Since the dog perceives and loves the habits, it is necessary from an early age to feed prepared food.A wide range of finished feed will save you time, give balanced nutrition and satisfy the tastes of any dog.
The transition to a different kind of feed should happen gradually. The new feed should be mixed into ordinary food in small portions at first, gradually increasing.
The main beverage and healthy adult dog is fresh water. Give milk lactating dogs and puppies. Vital need for dogs in liquid covered by drinking water and moisture, Continue reading
Caring for Pets: cats, dogs and others is an integral part of the lives of most people. Because almost every house there are animals, and there are even representatives of the present exotics: iguanas, snakes, monkeys. But most often people get more familiar animals: cats.
These furry creatures have become inseparable members of the family. They cheer up when we are sad, relieve stress, when we are literally reeling with emotion. But we also need to care for the cats, although they are by nature very clean creatures.
Some people are strongly against to keep the cat where there is a child. Such people are convinced that cats will be more harm to the child. How much these fears are justified and whether the animals in the house – we take a closer look at.
Cat and child: threat or useful friendship?
Every child, seeing the street puppy or kitten, instinctively pulls the handle to a curious creature. For a child it’s not just cat or animal. With the proper education it will be both loyal and reliable friends. 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