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
If you have special education, extensive experience with Pets and, most importantly, you love animals, then this business is for you. It does not require a large initial investment. But these services will always be in demand among dog owners. Trained, contrary to popular belief, not only dogs of service breeds, but also decorative and even purebred animals.
The handlers are specialists who study the breed and dog behavior dealing with proper breeding, feeding, housing and training. There are several types of specializations handlers:
cynologist-instructor/trainer – expert in training dogs in all areas;
the person involved is a specialist in the training of dogs for protective guard service;
the handler is a specialist in the training of dogs to participate in exhibitions.
To provide such services will need proof of your qualifications: the identity of the instructor-trainer, the helper, the expert on working qualities and sports of the Russian Cynological Federation. If you do not have these certifications, you should think about receiving them. Trust a specialist who has received special training, will be larger, and the cost is accordingly higher.
Special courses for training of trainers in major towns. Timing obucheniya are between 4-5 months and the cost from 10 thousand rubles for the course. After completing the course and internship at the site, the applicant receives a certificate giving him the right to work as an instructor. Continue reading
On 21 and 22 November in Convention and exhibition center “Expoforum” is a festival for animal lovers pet stores. Visitors will see thousands of Pets, advice from experts, exciting contests, competitions, dancing dogs and much more.
The exhibition presents dogs and cats of different breeds, ferrets, reptiles, rodents and insects. Tired from the bustle of the city has a section of rural Pets – birds, mini-goats, sheep, dwarf and ornamental rabbits. For the first time during the exhibition, a Parade of breeds, which presents such a rare breed cats, like cat-sheep (Selkirk Rex), the cat-flower (Ukrainian Levkoy), and the giants Maine coons, Prairie Bengal and Abyssinian cats, and many others. The best representatives of the cat breeds will be appreciated at the International exhibitions of the St. Petersburg club “Bastet”, “Variety”, “felicity” and “Irida”.
“The exhibition “Zooshow” designed for different interests. So, the fans of active rest together with the family pet will be able to watch the competition fly ball (“the flying ball”), pitch&go (“run and fetch”), a Frisbee (“flying disc”) and dances with dogs. For all four-legged athletes and guests will open their doors to pet-a restaurant with food and treats, and fair of goods, accessories, grooming tools and much more,” said exhibition Director Mikhail Tkachenko.
Various competitions and workshops for owners of decorative ferrets have prepared clubs “Melian” and “Russian ferret”. Community “Exo Zoo-Petersburg” shows visitors the terrariums and terrarium equipment, and over 100 reptiles: pythons, Boas, lizards, frogs and other reptiles of different species and color variations. Continue reading