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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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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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,…

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Honey badger
This is an extremely aggressive and fearless animal. It is even smaller than the wolverine, it looks like a little badger. In the film (zoology has nothing to do with…

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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

The value of vitamins and minerals for pets

Autumn is coming, the days are getting shorter, it is raining and getting colder on the street, which means that now is the time to take care of your own immunity and that of your favorite pets. On such days, the body is rebuilt, it begins an active overrun of vitamins, as a result of which vitamin deficiency develops and the animal becomes susceptible to various diseases. Even if your four-legged friend eats a balanced feed, has an excellent appearance and is in good health, you should not refuse to feed it with vitamin-mineral complexes during the off-season. Continue reading

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

Do two cats get along in the same house?
This question is, in fact, difficult. After all, everything depends, first of all, on the specific circumstances. Suppose a family has an adult cat. And this family wants to have…

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How long does a cat move away from anesthesia after sterilization?
Sterilization is a rather complicated operation for a cat. Having made a decision on surgical intervention, the owner of a fluffy pet should be aware of the options for sterilization,…

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