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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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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Physical examination of a cat
Finding out exactly what the problem with the health of the cat, can be a daunting task. To solve it, the veterinarian needs to conduct a general inspection of the…

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Wolves and dogs: degree of kinship between wild and domestic animals
Practically any person will answer where the man’s best friends came from - dogs. These pets certainly descended from the wolf, but at what point was their life course divided…

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Hares

Barely born, the hares, hastily licked by her mother, hurry quickly to her nipples. Having been fed and rested, they soon scatter to the sides and then two, three, even four days sitting in the grass, not moving from their seats. These days they do not eat, because after the first feeding, they still have an adequate supply of fatty, thick, mother’s milk, which is six times fatter than cow’s. As long as the hares are still and do not move, even their mother will not find them. But why? – the reader will ask. Continue reading

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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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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