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Guinea pigs

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

What animal can make a home?

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

15 exotic animals you can have Pets.

To have a pet is a very important step, to which many refer as to buy another article of clothing. But in vain. Because the animal becomes a full member of the family and personally I don’t see how you can take and throw out the one who spent so much time with you. As bequeathed by the wise Antoine de Saint-Exupery: “We are responsible for those who tamed!”

I started the material with a little lyrical digression, because the article will be devoted to Pets, but not very common. Many people want to surprise their friends and relatives exotic pet. We offer a small selection of living creatures that can make themselves, but not everyone agrees!

The capybara the capybara is the largest rodent in the world. Is a relative of Guinea pigs and lives in South America. It is extremely gentle animals that love to be pampered. Depending on where you live, you may need a permit to become the owner of such a handsome man. Well, in any case, care must be taken that the water hogs came up (the second name of capybaras) there were many places where she could run.

Fenech Fenech reaches an Adult size of Chihuahua. Weight Fenech does not exceed 1,5 kg. This is an extremely friendly establishment with a huge amount of energy (in addition to sleep time, of course). Sterianinna for them to prepare a huge cage, filled with sand so that the animal could dig. Well, better to find out from authorities how do local laws to have such a pet.

Argentine horned frog, These creatures live a long time, more than most dogs. Because of its shape head and huge mouth, they earned the nickname pacman, after the famous character of computer game. It is appropriate for animal lovers of exotic. Continue reading

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