fleas

Fleas in cats and dogs

Many pet owners mistakenly believe that if their pet never goes outside, fleas are not afraid of him. Unfortunately, it is not so. Let’s first examine what are fleas and what are the ways of infection.

Fleas are of two types – “continuous”, that is, those that remain on the animal and those who attack, bite, drink blood and after go back to his habitat. The latter is known as “grass fleas”, thus they can live not only in grass but also in the animal litter, and even in a secluded corner under the baseboard. Their main feature is a temporary stay on the animal.

Grass fleas are attacking all indiscriminately – and to dogs and cats, and rabbits, and on human beings, while permanent fleas often (but not always!) are selective, being largely species-specific (cat fleas, dog fleas, fleas rabbits, etc.)

Persistent fleas, as a rule, greatly inferior in jumping ability as its “herbal” relatives, and their infection occurs mainly through contact with sick animals. At the same time, to herbal pick up fleas almost anywhere, and even if the animal is not facing the street, it is still at risk, as fleas can be brought into the home on shoes and clothing.

What are the dangers of fleas and what are the symptoms?

Fleas can become infected animal of any age and breed. While infecting the animal concerned, itches,bites. When combing hair, you can see the fleas and their excrement, as well as the so-called “flea house”. Continue reading

Rabbits breeds Rex

“Rex” is obedient, playful and intelligent breed of rabbit for all those interested persons who wants to find a nice, undemanding pet. Yes, rabbits really eat a lot and are really messy. But at least, rabbits are much easier to potty train than other Pets. If you really want to have a rabbit as a pet, Rex is a great breed of rabbit for this purpose.

Rabbit be sudden for most of us who like the look, sound and feel of something wonderful, tender and fluffy. But if you’re making a planned purchase, and the rabbit is the creature on which you focused your attention, Rex may be just appropriate for this breed. Below I list the most adorable (well, also does not wonderful) traits of this breed.

This type of breed of rabbit originated due to natural mutation (hybridization) of the gray rabbits . found in the wild in France. Rex were discovered in 1919, but after they became popular, they were breed from a commercial point of view: because of the fur and meat. Breed Rex made a successful debut at the Paris International exhibition of rabbits in 1924 and pozdnyakovich in the United States. Today Rex are the most popular house rabbits in the world.

The appearance and personality of the rabbit.

Rabbits breeds Rex come in different color shades, namely, black, white, blue, colors, beaver, chocolate, color sable, tortoise, seal, stripe and so on. Their peculiarity is the thick, straight fur that looks and feels like velvet. Length rabbits varies between 1.3-2.2 centimeters and topcoat actually the same length as the undercoat. This makes rabbit fur coat thicker and gives a feeling of plush. It should be remembered that this unpretentious mammals do not require combing. Actually, the only necessary grooming is the systematic trimming the nails. Continue reading

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