Hedgehogs: eared, bald, prickly ...
Zoologists account for about two dozen species of hedgehogs, of which five are found in Russia. The most numerous are the common, or western, and Eastern European, or white-breasted, hedgehogs.…

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Recommendations for beginner breeders
Many, acquiring a puppy, even have no idea what enormous difficulties they will have to face. At the same time, future dog owners are confident that their pet will be…

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Pets and baby
Growing up, our children will know the world. At the same time acquaintance with him can occur outside the walls of his home, which certainly worries parents. Here's a little…

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How to make a corner for a dog
The dog in the house is, of course, good, but before you take this crucial step, you need to solve a number of issues related to feeding, grooming, and, of…

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What if a dog is bitten by a snake?

The last summer month will come soon, and autumn will come after it – time to take your beloved four-legged friend with you and go into the forest for a “quiet hunt”. Going into the woods, a person may well protect himself from the bite of a poisonous snake, wearing tight pants and rubber boots, but how to protect his pet from meeting dangerous forest dwellers?
The most common type of poisonous snake in the central zone of Russia is the common viper. More common are individuals of silver or brown color with a darker diamond pattern along the entire back. Less common instances are completely black. The venom of the viper has hemorrhagic, hemocoagulating and necrotizing effects. Continue reading

Water treatments for dogs: features and frequency of washing

Sooner or later, before a new owner of a puppy or adult dog, the question arises: how often to wash a pet, and how exactly to do it? To date, there are several opinions on this score. Some dog breeders believe that water procedures should be rare, others claim that hygiene is paramount. Before you take one or the other side, it is important to study the physiological characteristics of the dog, as well as familiarize yourself with exactly how swimming should occur.
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Why a cat breathes with an open mouth

Like any other mammal, a cat can sometimes use its mouth to get oxygen. This can occur for physiological reasons. For example, in a stuffy room, an open mouth in a cat is a natural way to lower body temperature. Breathing through the mouth will be the norm, if the animal has received a strong physical exertion. When the cat returns to a state of rest, her state will quickly recover. Continue reading

Jackal family
Perhaps the most distant ancestors of modern wolves were jackals in prehistoric times, in any case, they were much smaller than they are now. These predators are settled mainly in…

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Why a cat breathes with an open mouth
Like any other mammal, a cat can sometimes use its mouth to get oxygen. This can occur for physiological reasons. For example, in a stuffy room, an open mouth in…

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