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
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
The house was really warm and cozy, it is desirable to have at least some kind of animal. But not to forget that we are responsible for those who tamed. Therefore, a pet must like each family member, and care must also be correct. But what kind of animal you can make a home? Who could it be – nimble the mouse, phlegmatic, good-natured cat or dog.
When choosing a pet should think about what you want from him, and what efforts you require the contents of this animal. The most unpretentious is aquarium fish. But, nevertheless, they too require some care. Periodically you clean the aquarium, monitor its inhabitants and regularly feed them. For fish it is interesting to observe the aquarium has a beneficial effect on the nervous system, but with fish you can hardly make friends.
Turtles – those little walking boulders – also do not bring the owner any problems (although some complains that the bug stomping heavily at night, cutting circles around the room, like a racing car). They need to feed every few days. Perhaps the main problem in the content – not to forget about the animal by accident, and not to step on it. You should also make her a house of sand, in winter somehow manage to create the pet conditions for hibernation, and walking it in the summer, tatalrose her tail. Of course, the turtles dopey. And what do you want reptiles?
Who’s easier to make contact? Maybe even start a house snake, they say, is extremely smart… did you Know that, for example, snakes recognize their owner by heartbeat? However, this does not prevent them when they reach over three meters to hunt for their master, especially if the long did not pay attention to them. Some are drawn by the fact that snakes need to feed not more than once a week. But reptiles need to periodically feed live food, and it is a cute little mice, rabbits. If you are scared to even think about how to feed the snake this animal – you can make a home himself, that rodent. Continue reading