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Rules of transportation of animals by train and in buses.

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

Small rodents as Pets

To the group of small mammals include hamsters . gerbils . Guinea pigs . mice and rats . they can often be found in pet stores, and they are common Pets. Although they are all rodents (except, perhaps, Guinea pigs, whose attitude to the class of rodents is disputed in the scientific community), they have different needs for space and social interaction, and they have different qualities when the content in the house. The following comparison will help You decide which animal is suitable for You.

Syrian or Golden hamsters live on average 2-3 years. The body length of adult individuals of about 6 inches. They are solitary animals that should be kept in a cage one by one. The minimum cage size is – 12×18 inch (height 12 inches), but since hamsters are quite active, the bigger the cage the better (modular plastic cages for hamsters are often too small for them). The Syrian hamsters . which tame from an early age, usually cute animals, but if they rarely borrow, they can be aggressive and can bite (they are also nocturnal animals, it is difficult for them to Wake up and they can be irritable if they Wake in the daytime). In General, the hamsters are widely available on sale, they make hoosiermama animals, and their advantage is that they can keep one. Also becoming more available in the sale of some types of dwarf hamsters . They are smaller than Syrian hamsters are often more social, at least in comparison with other types of hamsters. Some have earned a reputation as biters, although this to some extent depends on their type and on how they are treated. Continue reading

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

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