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Ringworm in cats

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

What breed of dogs the funniest?

Nature creates everything perfectly and correctly, but sometimes its establishment turn out to be so extraordinary and startling that our human perception is amazing. So the concept “dog”, which is subconsciously associated the brave and courageous animal, paradoxes arise. Of course, the word “funny” implies a completely subjective opinion, but there are some breeds of dogs, looking at that smile at all.

The creature, looking at I want to laugh, and then want to feel sorry for her. The little dog from causing fun that she decided to cut. Remain only the mane, tail and legs with a fairly long coat, which usually contrasts with the color of the body. Trimmed in the form of the Chinese crested dog resembles a miniature humpbacked horse from the fairy tale. But, joking aside, this dog is very loyal and obedient pet.

This little dog is also called the continental toy Spaniel. The Spaniel it is similar to a long smooth fur and is distinguished by its large, protruding, hairy ears. They give Papillon comic view. By nature the dog is obedient and friendly, very nimble and fun. It highlights the serious intelligence, this breed originated in natural conditions and has been a very long time.

What could be funnier than the long-eared and short-legged”bratwurst” with an oblong body. Looking at these sad eyes and floppy ears is simply impossible to repress a smile. Actually, like the Dachshund, Basset hound is a hunting breed, and an elongated body and a specific color allow representatives of this breed to hunt successfully and to entice forest animals from their burrows.

This breed is one of the most expensive and popular. Funny animal similar to a Fox, a very well-established yourself as a pet. Spitz valued for the amazing coat, very fluffy and soft. His face nice and friendly. At home he feels good, likes to play, always pleases his household. The Pomeranian is considered to be very intelligent and docile animals, therefore and the price for a puppy is not small. Continue reading

Regulator defers decision on importing genetically modified animal feed

The debate on whether or not to allow commercialization of genetically modified food crops is far from settled in India. Photo: Indranil Bhoumik/Mint

New Delhi: The environment ministry has received several requests from companies seeking permission to import genetically modified (GM) feed for animals, even though the debate on whether or not to allow commercialization of GM food crops is far from settled in India.

However, the Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC), the central government’s regulator for giving clearances for field trials of GM crops and import/export of GM seeds, has deferred a decision on these requests in the absence of an expert view on the matter.

According to the minutes of the GEAC’s December 2015 meeting accessed by Mint . four such proposals were received by the committee.

For instance, Suguna Foods sought permission from the GEAC for “import of GM Soybean meal from China, Brazil, Argentina, Vietnam, Singapore, Malaysia, USA for producing of poultry and animal feed”.

“The purpose of import is as an ingredient in the animal feed for self usage for producing poultry and animal feeds. The Member Secretary, GEAC informed that comments of the experts on the proposalare still awaited,” said the minutes. Continue reading

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