The value of the function of the gastrointestinal tract in normal functioning of the entire body of the animal is difficult to overestimate. It does not even need to possess any special knowledge, you can make the appropriate conclusion based on their own life experience. Few people living have not experienced at least once in a lifetime any disorder of the digestive apparatus. Worsens not only the appetite or the chair, but also overall health, and, quite significantly. So that you can understand the importance of excellent digestion for the whole organism. The same rule applies to our Pets, feeding healthy full depends on the state of their health. The nutrients in the feed ingredients necessary to maintain life and health.To properly feed an animal, one must have at least a basic understanding of their physiology.
Dogs are carnivores, their diet preferably, the predominance of fodder of animal origin with high protein: meat, offal. Like all carnivores, dogs have a gastro-intestinal type of digestion. They consume protein and fatty food is digested mainly in the stomach and small intestine. The relative volume of the stomach they are high, and the length of the intestine is much less prodolzhitelnym comparison with human or other omnivorous animals.After food intake the crop is in the stomach of 4 to 10 hours, depending on the composition and texture of food. Food rich in carbohydrates, is evacuated into the intestine faster than rich in proteins and especially fats. Well-chopped food leaves the stomach faster than a badly shredded.
Swallowed the fluid passes into the duodenum immediately, especially with a full stomach. Digestion is composed of many components, leading of which are enzymatic composition of the digestive juices produced by the cells of glands located in the mucous membrane of the mouth, Continue reading
Flanks inflated, stomach hard to the touch. The animal becomes depressed. Leads to a decrease or lack of appetite, weight loss.
In some critical situations may be accompanied by salivation, gnashing of teeth.
Heavy breathing, shortness of breath, bulging eyes.
Heart palpitations, breathing.
In the worst case of gas pockets reach the diaphragm and compress vital organs: a Guinea pig can die from suffocation or cardiac arrest.
Bloating can cause sharp changes in the diet, some foods – cabbage, beans, onion plants, sweet fruits, fresh grass in untrained animals. The lack of hay, feeding dry food. Rotten, frozen food.
Excess moisture on an already-washed vegetables and greens, if a Guinea pig is not used to wet food.
It can also be due to diseases of the teeth, occlusion, bowel obstruction and other digestive problems.
Lack of physical activity or overweight. Guinea pigs need a constant walking to keep the intestines in good shape. Movement – the best prevention of blisters.
Yeast fungus in the gut (athlete’s foot). Continue reading
Any puppy with proper, rational and regular meals will grow into a healthy adult dog. Dachshund puppies are no exception.
If puppies are healthy, they can easily adapt to any, even the so-called “cat” system, when food is available at any time and in any quantity. But, as in any business, in feeding the puppy Dachshund is an important rationality and regularity. The puppy should feed small volume portions several times a day. As for water – it needs to be unrestricted access.
When choosing products, it is recommended to stay on traditional for dogs products. These include: fatty meats, fish, cereals, dairy products, eggs, vegetables, etc.
The growing body of the Dachshund puppy you need enough calories for normal development. Calories obtained from food is spent on movement, metabolism, growth. It is important at any age to consider the needs of the puppy. Proper nutrition in accordance with age – the guarantee of health to puppy emerging organism.
Studying how to feed a Dachshund, you need to take into account the fact that overfeeding a puppy can negatively affect the development, as well as the neocartilage. And if you choose, of two evils to choose the least – it is better not to finish feeding your puppy, than to overfeed it. Continue reading
Cats are natural beauty and grace, they are independent and have their own character. These animals will live in the house from 8 to 17 years. Before you get a cat . ask yourself:
How much time can I devote to the cat?
Although the cat is self-sufficient and able to enjoy society, she feels like an equal member of Your family. It will need Your attention and companionship, and hygiene care.
The conditions in which the cat will live?
For cats no matter where she lived – the room, apartment or a big house, but she needs her own corner where she could hide and rest. – How much money can I spend on a cat? First, you need to consider:
The cost of a kitten
The cost of daily feeding
The cost of veterinary services Continue reading
All the usual dogs and cats, hamsters and mice, parrots and Canaries, goldfish and turtles are not the only animals lovers animals choose their “smaller brothers”. Noticed that the more exotic the pet, the owner often stronger than his love
If earlier about the merits of the four-footed animals were arguing only the owners of cats and dogs, their disputes increasingly connected and owners of exotic Pets, the army is growing fast. In the analysis of advantages and disadvantages allowed taken into account a lot of different parameters and characteristics, from the appearance and character and ending with devotion and intelligence.
Given the fashion for unusual Pets and fantasy lovers of animals, when they are selected should exercise the utmost caution, because the four-legged friends can be not only funny and cute, but aggressive and dangerous. And yet it must be remembered that having a pet, we take on more responsibility. As the Little Prince said: “We are responsible for those who tamed”.
1. Palestinian Saad Eldin al-Jamal got a… lion cubs, which dreamed of since childhood. Most happy Alex Monet and his many grandchildren and neighbor kids.
2. The last days of peace in Slovyansk. Output in a city Park. Continue reading