If you are the owner of American pit bull Terrier, South African Boerboel, Karelian bear dog, Anatolian Karabash, American Staffordshire Terrier, Caucasian shepherd, Alabai (and mixes of these breeds), you should prepare for in the near future they can be equated to the traumatic weapon. With all the consequences from incorrect ownership of such a “weapon”.
To the State Duma for the second reading (it is expected that it will be held in this parliamentary session) the bill “About responsible treatment of animals”, where the owners of the above “potentially dangerous” fighting dogs is mandatory to register them and undergo pre-training in the treatment of them. In addition, as written in the bill, “the owner of a potentially dangerous dog breeds over 18 months must have a certificate confirming the passage of the General dog training course (dog training),” and walking these dogs without a muzzle and without a leash is prohibited everywhere, even in the designated dog walking areas.
By the way, once it came to fighting breeds. The bill prohibits the organization of fights of animals, including human, and even “passionatecutie” (presence) on these fights — what would animals for any purpose as fighters, though the roosters, even dogs, and all other circuses, in which animals can cause injuries, too, fall under the ban.
However, short stories about dogs fighting breeds and the rules of conduct with them is just a small part of the draft law. It mentions a variety of animals.
“Pets”, or, in the usual way, Pets. There are chapters on farm animals; commensal (wild, which doesn’t contain people, but they live in conditions fully or partly created by human activities); office and so on.
Someone will be indignant that MPs strive to regulate, but not to argue that abnormal is just the current situation, when in this area of regulation is not at all. The pet owner should be responsible for his fate and the negative impact of your pet on the surrounding world. Continue reading
We continue to talk about the requirements for the carriage of animals by transport. The train and bus.
The summer continues, and some of us are choosing to stay together with your pet. The question often arises about the rules of carriage of an animal transport. If you are traveling with your pet, you should be aware that any form of transportation for the animal – stress. Than he longer, the more deep, so many owners choose the plane. However, if for any reason you have to travel by train then you should know that from August 2014 entered new rules of animal transportation on the Russian Railways. They are more stringent and financially costly. Despite a petition of appeal to the head of Russian Railways, signed by over 150 thousands of pet owners, the law has not been revised and remains in effect.
1. Now to transport animals in trains only in the compartment (except for cars with 2-berth compartments and the Deluxe). Dogs (except large and guide dogs), cats, small (room) animals and birds are transported in carriers. cages, containers (total of three dimensions – no more than 180 cm), which must be placed on the ground for hand Luggage. For transportation in trains, Dalnevostochny small domestic animals (Pets), dogs and birds will be charged separately (by the way, she calculated the new special rates depending on trip distance). 2. To carry not more than one animal in a single decorated travel document (ticket) or not more than two animals or two small birds on the ticket excess Continue reading
Ringworm in cats is a skin disease that is caused by parasites of the fungal family. Stuff is nasty, contagious, although the treatment at home can successfully compete with professional care. It is important to know what specific measures can be taken. Ringworm is a parasite on the entire surface of the skin, feeds on the outer layer of the epidermis, hair follicles, inner part of the hair.
Contributing moments for the development of lichen are any infectious, allergic skin lesions. Cats that have sensitive skin often react negatively to any external factors, changes in the diet have higher rates of shingles. At risk are animals suffering from any abnormalities of immune nature, recently underwent a large-scale infectious lesions. Antibiotics always greatly weaken the protective properties of the immune system. Months of therapy adversely affects, the immune system falls, the meeting with the patient deprive animals instantly provokes a fungal outbreak.
Poor nutrition, low content of vitamins, minerals is also a factor that reduce the natural resistance of the body of the pet. Balanced feeding, on the contrary, supports the strength of the animal at the proper level. The immune system manages to reflect the first chuzherodnym. Some breeds of cats exhibit a stronger dependence on the ringworm infection. Continue reading