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Turtles are wonderful animals and that at some point in our lives we all wanted to have as pets. Water turtles require a series of special care to keep in mind so they can live without suffering any inconveniences. The first thing to consider is that you must change the water in the tank two or three times a week.
The water used in the tank where the turtle lives can not be chlorinated, as it is detrimental to the health of the animal. Currently there are several products that enable it off, and can get it at any vet. Nor can we forget the calcium tablet should be placed in the water for the turtle to absorb their properties.
Another important point to remember is that turtles should be placed in the sun for a few minutes every day. This is vital for their survival, as sunlight allows the shell properly absorb calcium in the water. Follow these tips and your water turtle live without drawbacks.
If you have a dog that has had puppies, is of vital importance during the first days of life is in contact with the mother and siblings. This is not only food, but also must learn to play their role within the family. The first weeks may seem chaotic, but it is a very important moment.
In the early days the puppy understands what their role in the pack and is related to both his mother and the brothers. In addition, puppies are usually very sensitive and need their parent is with them to guide them and provide the love necessary. It is very important not to remove the newborn cub of his mother, to avoid problems.
The mother is very protective of their offspring during the first weeks, and for this reason it is necessary to take the necessary precautions to be together due time. It should also be aware that not all the time must be above the babies because they will nerve, and the mother may also be aggressive.
Everyone is very happy with the arrival of spring, but it is the time that must be very careful because it is also the time when it hatched fleas, ticks and other parasites. As more heat the eggs and larvae are favored. Fleas cause allergies, itching, irritation, discomfort, are invasive and aggressive nature.
Fleas suck blood many pets, both dogs and cats and can cause anemia, fever, weight loss, decay and other diseases.
In older pets or ill, can lead to death. It also affects the hair, skin; stings produce a crust that when they scratch or bite from itching injuries occur that lead to infections and other diseases.
The scabs left after flea bites, often confuses its own with other diseases such as scabies, ringworm or other. The cats also affected because the fleas transmit a bacteria that damages the membrane of red blood cells of cats, which can kill if treatment is delayed.
Ticks, attack in larger numbers of dogs and catch on where the dog cannot come to remove them, or they are harder to reach, as the neck, and ears.
Ticks transmit the bacterium Ehrlichia canis, which destroys platelets, and they have problems with clotting, bleeding, high fever, blindness, vomiting, and come to death.
Parakeets as pets for excellence, presented as a great company, and imposed other energy home. In addition, one of the biggest pros is that they quickly got used to being in their cages and there are very few times when trying to escape.
These animals are also characterized by a higher life expectancy to that of other birds, have survived for more than a decade. However, long-lived and are also very likely to get sick, especially when they already have several years of their feathers. The big problem is that parrots often very difficult to realize when they are sick, and usually when we find it is too late to save them.
Surely some will be wondering why it is so difficult to recognize symptoms of diseases in this type of bird. The reason is very simple: they hide. Social life among individuals within a species is very important, and when the group realizes that one is sick often put it aside to avoid infecting others.
However, there are visible signs that can help to identify early disease in a parakeet. Must pay close attention, but if they are seen rapidly you should consult a specialist.
Usually, when one of these birds is sick you often change the color of the feathers (very visible in the wings and tail) significantly reduces their mobility within the cage, the level of breathing changes strongly and feces have not consistency or smell the same tradition.
These are just some examples of abnormal behavior or physical changes that may be triggers of disease. Detecting the symptoms early is vital to save the life of your pet.
Vinegar is a natural deodorant, which makes it perfect to get rid of pet odors. We’ll see how to use it to take a urine stain from a carpet.
Mix a solution of ½ cup of white vinegar with a quart of warm water. Do not use hot water, this will only help to fix the odor and stain permanently. If you want to clean the area is still wet with urine, wipe the area with a paper towel or dry cloth to absorb excess liquid.
Continue blotting until all the moisture in the urine is gone and the paper towel becomes dry. After getting off excess urine, apply the vinegar solution and dry the area to remove the stain.
If the stain is still detectable after the carpet is completely dry, repeat this process again. If you want extra eliminating odors, sprinkle baking soda on dry carpet.
Some pets are easy to train on his way to be, other animals are shy and may need another type of training. If faced with the formation of a timid animal, first of all should know why your pet is timid, to help her overcome her shyness, and make sure you are training correctly.
Shyness can be the result of abuse, early weaning, lack of proper socialization, early malnutrition, cut the claws (for cats), mishandling by children, or may be something congenital your pet.
A clear example, some forms of shyness are caused by anxiety to bad memories as hitting your hand. In this case it is best not raise his hand to pet. O Irlo gradually making day to day week to week, to see that after this gesture does not come at once.
Having a dog as a pet is a great experience, especially when the household living children. The increase between the kids and pets amalgamates perfectly, and end up being inseparable companions of adventure.
As many know, despite being an animal the dog requires basic care as any other human being. For this reason require considerable care and protection. Then let them dog care tips for those traveling on vacation and take their dogs with them.
The first thing to remember is sun protection. Dogs love to travel to the beach with their masters, but they require the same care as anyone else. The strong sun will damage skin, especially those with very short fur. For this reason it is recommended to bring sunscreen for pets.
This product should cover the nose and the ears and the rest of the body. The head area is more sensitive than other parts of your frame, and must be protected properly. Experts recommend applying sunscreen every 90 minutes or so.
Another important point to consider is the lifeline. While dogs can swim (most, anyway), it is always convenient to use such protection if they are to put to sea. It is true that the instinct of dogs allowed to go free from many dangerous situations, but if the waves are introduced water in the ear will stagger and can not swim.
As you see, dogs require careful largely unchanged from our children. For this reason it is best to follow the directions exactly to avoid any inconvenience that may lead to a tragedy. Avoid the Mitt Romney dog on roof incident and your pet will thank you.
Keep your cat indoors. Although by their nature, cats prefer the outdoors, cats can easily freeze in the winter. In addition, cats can transmit infectious diseases such as rabies, to other cats, dogs and pets.
During winter, cats often sleep under the hoods of cars. So special care must be taken when the engine starts, so that the cat is not injured or killed by the fan belt. A good measure is to hit the hood of the car with force before starting the engine. Read the rest of this entry »
There are many tools for brushing the dog and each is designed specifically to meet the needs of all types of dog fur from a combination of silk and curly. This guide will help you determine the right tool for the type of coat your dog.
Waterproof brush: This is a general-purpose brush to remove dead hair and undercoat of all types of cap, such as the combination, double, Heavy, silky and curly. These brushes for dogs, have a flat or curved head with rows of fine wire pins that are slightly bent at the end. The comb is designed to pass through the dog’s hair to remove tangles while bent ends remove the dead hair, freeing it from the live layer of hair. Waterproof Dog Brushes are available in a wide variety of sizes, with pins ranging from soft to firm to match your dog’s size and texture of the coat.
Pin Brush: This brush dog, is ideal for removing the covers tangled hair and flowing long hair silky and natural, without hair removal. They have rows of pins often have rubber ends to avoid scratching the skin of the animal.
Not only dogs can wear a hair show excellent with these types of brushes all pet dogs can have a style of racing.
To begin with advice from Cesar Millan, must be willing to be trained ourselves. If well as listening, understanding dog behavior, lies in understanding as we relate to them.
Cesar Millan’s advice, cover, puppy training, management of overactive dog, the treatment of anxiety, dog training just arrived home, canine aggression control, and management fears, both human and the dog.
Cesar Millan’s advice on puppy training starts with three basic lessons, exercise necessary for the proper growth of the puppy, the control of management discipline and affection. Once this stage the dog owner will know how to become a leader of the herd, take a walk with your dog without problems, understand the energies and develop a balanced lifestyle with your dog. Read the rest of this entry »