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Exotic Pets

It is perhaps no surprise the cat, freely located on the boss’s couch, or a dog, with joyful barking and running out into the hallway. But in recent years more and more often in the homes of our countrymen appear exotic Pets that came from different countries of the world. This can be a ferret or Achatina, iguana or tarantula, chinchilla or opossum. About the last representative of the exotic animals we will tell you today.

Sugar possum: General information

These adorable miniature animals live in the Eastern and Northern parts of Australia, in Tasmania, on the Islands of the Bismarck archipelago, in New Guinea. Most of the time the flying squirrel (often called possum) holds in trees and rarely descends to earth. Most often they are found in eucalyptus forests. It should be noted that sugar possum is a creature, it is easy to adapt to new conditions, and therefore currently it can be found in any forest where there is the necessary forage base. That’s why these cute animals until extinction.

Possum is active at night. Feeds on the sweet SAP of Acacias and certain eucalyptus, nectar, and fruits of other trees. Insects, small vertebrates and invertebrates (protein food) play an important role in the diet of these simpaticissimo.

In case of shortage of feed (during the winter) the possum falls into a state that can be compared with lethargy. They can be utilized up to 23 hours a day.

The flying squirrel is a social animal. They live in families in which there are up to seven males. The whole family, including adults, but have not yet left the parents of the pups lives in the same nest and divides one territory – about one hundred acres. The chief in the group – the alpha male. Continue reading

Parenting and dog training

Not so long ago in training adhere to an authoritarian parenting style by using punishment as a measure to “fix” the dog. I want to believe that such an approach in the past. Today more and more supporters among the so-called motivational training. But do not forget that although training methods have changed over time, the structure and principles of functioning of a dog’s psyche is always the same.

To train a dog – all the same what to learn to talk with a man from another country. Both need to learn to understand the language of each other. We have three ways in which we can communicate, body language, voice and touch.

Body language in the animal world the most important way of communication. The dog is very closely watching the movements of the master therefore, when you give a voice command, watch what visual signals you send your dog. For example, the command “wait”, do not look her in the eye, try to freeze as much as possible that the dog has no reason to be, close to you. Conversely, when you want to call the dog, complete the command excitatory gestures, take a few extra steps back and you like pull the dog up to him more.

OKD – domestic system of dog training developed by the father of Russian service dog, Vsevolod Vasilyevich Yazykov of nearly 100 years ago. After the civil war it was decided to mass recruitment of dogs for the army, created a group of dogs, sappers and saboteurs (destruction of enemy military equipment). Languages have developed educational and disciplinary cycle (specialists) for training service dogs, which subsequently became the BAS system. It is remarkable that for so many decades, the curriculum has not changed. Continue reading

How to instill the love of animals

For a start look at what is usually meant by the phrase “love for animals”. This will help to understand, about education what qualities you need to think in the first place, as the children to love animals as in adults, is expressed in deeds .

It is important for each animal respect and care. That way man manifests love for quadrupeds, birds and reptiles. Therefore, no matter how small it may be, it is necessary to explain, to tell and show how to care for and to care for the animals.

Communication with our Pets brings joy to children, but this is not the only positive result. Children who from an early age begin to help adults take care of animals, learn responsibility earlier and know how to correctly calculate the forces. In addition, they know the concept of debt, and therefore it is easier for them to carry out tasks and assignments, even if they do not want. Work the skills learned in the care of Pets.

Additionally, children who grow up in families where they keep Pets, they learn to Express their feelings and show them. Watching fondled the cat, and the dog jumps for joy when his master returned, the children understand how important it is to show love to loved ones.

Not skazati about the therapeutic action of communicating with animals. Pets help adults relieve stress, and children to experience their first disappointments. There are whole areas of treatment and rehabilitation of children in whom the main drug are not pills and devices, and horses and dolphins.

So to decide whether to teach the child the instinct, not need the benefits of such a Dating is too obvious to dismiss. Continue reading

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