Feeding newborn puppies
The period from the birth of a puppy to the introduction of "adult" food is the most critical, especially during the first weeks. It depends on the physical development and…

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Dog training for childbirth
Calm, only calm. During pregnancy, the dog owner may be more worried than the bitch herself. During this period, you need to walk and play with the dog. Preparing for…

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The smartest dog breeds
Behavioral biologist Frans de Waal argues that people tend to judge animals through the prism of their own ideas about the intellect and are therefore often mistaken. He is absolutely…

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What you need to know before you buy a kitten
The purring pet in the house is able to give a lot of positive emotions. He will see you off in the morning and meet you after work, laugh and…

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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

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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Feeding newborn puppies
The period from the birth of a puppy to the introduction of "adult" food is the most critical, especially during the first weeks. It depends on the physical development and…

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