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Snail Achatina.

Terrestrial gastropod molluscs of the subclass of the pulmonary snails. It is widely distributed in countries with tropical climate, a highly invasive species, is a pest of agricultural plants, especially sugar cane. At present further expansion of the area of Achatina stopped due to strict measures to maintain the quarantine. Was prevented by the outbreak of the invasion of snails in the United States. In Europe, including in Russia, where the survival of Achatina in nature is impossible, they are often kept as Pets.

The content of the snail Achatina (Terrarium)

Terrarium for Achatina can be done from a simple aquarium. The minimum size is 10 gallons per snail. The greater the aquarium, the bigger will grow your snail. The terrarium should be cover, because the snails can crawl out of it. It is desirable to arrange the small holes in the lid for better gas exchange. In a pinch, you can just lift the lid to form a small gap. At the bottom of the aquarium to put the litter. Litter can serve as soil “Begonia”, or ideally coconut substrate of 5-7 cm of the mound. You can build a small tub with fresh water, Achatina love to swim. Importantly, the depth of the trays did not allow the snail to choke. In General, Achatina well crawl under water, but accidentally falling into the tub on top,the little snail can drown from fright. You also need to make sure that the tray does not turn, if the snail starts to dig in the ground next to it, otherwise the water will melt, which is not good. Continue reading

What if in your yard there was a flock of stray dogs?

A pack of stray dogs any human causes, at least, a sense of alertness. And whatever his relationship to “our younger brothers”, a pack of adult dogs is not the same as fun romp affectionate and trusting puppies. Walking in the morning along the path, unpleasant shudder when from around the corner then suddenly a pack of fighting dogs. Most likely, the person with strong nerves, this situation will not frighten or infuriate, but, as a rule, little. A large part of the passers-by becomes nervous, if not for yourself, for your family, especially children.

When large clusters of homeless animals legislation provides for only one form of reaction to control the population of homeless Pets. Namely: the isolation that is enforced by catching and placing them in a shelter for homeless animals.

The responsibility of organizing the culling is vested in the local authorities. They may produce it in-house, or to create for these purposes a special municipal institution that will be engaged in the catching and content of stray animals, or to attract for these purposes experts-entrepreneurs on the basis of the contract.

However, for the individual citizen it is important to know where to go that action has been taken by animal control. Information about this can be obtained directly from the local authority, namely: in the administration. The administration of the municipality must notify the citizen, where and in what form he should handle the requirement for animal control. However, if this information could not be obtained, the requirement on compulsory animal control to be sent directly to the administration of the municipality. Continue reading

What to feed a puppy and how to feed a puppy

A puppy of any breed should be fed frequently – every 3-4 hours. The older the puppy, the less often you have to feed him. Clearly: puppy of 2 months needs to eat 5 times a day, the puppy of 3 months should eat 4 times a day, in 4 months – 3 times. Since half a year a dog should eat twice a day. An adult dog could do a one-time feeding.

To give food at the same time. Of course, this is not a strict rule, but the sooner you teach your dog discipline in all things, the fewer problems you will have. Also need to feed in equal portions. Absorption of food also need to give roughly the same time, say 10-15 minutes. This is to ensure that the process of feeding does not become simply freeze the bowl.

If you forget or are unable to feed the puppy at set times, don’t need to compensate at the next feed. Let us as much as it should be in one portion.

To follow, not hungry, puppy . it can be difficult. If the puppy licks the bowl to a Shine – he clearly wants more. If you leave the surplus doesn’t mean that he had eaten as much as it should be for the body. There are puppies who just can’t stop, for example, Alaskan Malamutes, they will eat so much, how many there are. Continue reading

The list of quarantine and especially dangerous animal diseases
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5 accessories for the pet owner.
Now there are lots of accessories to care for Pets due to which the owner may not worry about leaving your pet alone. 5 items collected in our survey, will…

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Small rodents as Pets
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