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Guinea pigs

When planning to get such a pet like a Guinea pig, you need to take care of buying a cage in which your pet will be cozy and comfortable.

Choose a house with plastic tray in which the wire cage will be removable, with the bottom dimensions of about 90×60 cm or from 35 cm to 50 cm tall. The bedding in the cage will serve as sawdust or shavings, which changes regularly, at least once a week.

Homes for Guinea pigs pick up light and warm location, such as at the window, but avoid drafts – pig can catch a cold and get sick. Going for a walk, your pet can be taken, if weather conditions permit, but this is not vital.

The optimal ambient temperature for pigs is 18-22°C and relative humidity of 70%. But very dry air, such as from heating appliances, can cause diseases of the upper respiratory tract that can move to the lungs.

Many of us, especially those who have children, already faced with the problem of how to choose a pet, preferably low maintenance and safe for the baby.

Species diversity of animals adapted for life in the hothouse environment of our homes is simply stunning, and among them are cats, dogs, rabbits, ceraphire and many who still. In addition, even if you still decide to have, for example, a Guinea pig, what breed should give preference? 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

Pets on stamps

The U.S. postal service (USPS) will release a series of stamps with Pets. A booklet entitled Pets will immortalize 20 of the most popular animals, birds, fish and reptiles living in American homes and apartments.

The production of the booklet was preceded by extensive research on the subject, what kind of “smaller brothers” give preference to residents of the USA. Let us dwell on each animal that had the honor to get on a postage stamp.

Puppies – stamp the puppy symbolizes the centuries-long attachment to the American dogs. Many families take home puppies that grow up with children, and eventually become full-fledged members of the family.

Betta Fish is one of the most popular aquarium fish in North America, with a graceful tail and fins, exotic coloring. These fish generally are imported to the U.S. from Asia, and then multiply under the control of the most experienced ichthyologists.

Iguanas – Mexican lizard, which is the ancient symbol for the entire continent. These reptiles were considered sacred creatures. The Indians were convinced that they bring good luck and help to win over the enemies.

Hamsters – hamsters Americans love and are trying to create for them the best living conditions. If the Soviet hamsters lived in a three-liter steklyannaya, American brothers built palaces with numerous rooms and passageways. Continue reading

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