What do you need to travel abroad with dogs?
A lot of people want to spend trips and vacations in the company of pets. Some simply have no one to leave a friend with, and someone simply cannot part…

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Dog Diabetes Treatment
Diabetes affects not only people, but also animals. While people show a willingness to change their lifestyle to help treatment, pet owners are faced with additional problems that animals, as…

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Myths and misconceptions about dogs
There are many conflicting statements regarding dog behavior and health. Learn more about the most common myths and misconceptions about dogs. Dogs need to be washed often. If your dog…

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The youngest cat breeds

We humans, for the most part, are experimenters! We are always searching, we are driven by a thirst for knowledge, and, as a result, many technical inventions, works of art, new directions in creativity are born … And also new breeds of animals. We have already talked about new dog breeds more than once; today it’s the turn of cats.
An interesting fact is that although cats and dogs were domesticated by humans at about the same time, there are more than 400 dog breeds and only 200 in cats. Most likely, this happened because the dogs are guards, hunters, and shepherds, and nannies, and watchmen, and companions, and more requirements for them. Continue reading

Animals can also be donors

Who are all blood donors is known to all – these are the people thanks to whom many human lives have been and will be saved. In Russia, two days of the donor are celebrated – All-Russian and Worldwide.
But there are situations when a blood transfusion is required not for a person, but for an animal. What do doctors do in this case?

It turns out that in many cities of Russia there is such a practice – animal donation. So any vaccinated dog aged from one to 5-6 years old and weighing over 25 kg can become a donor. Continue reading

What colors do dogs see?

Dogs, like most other mammals, have no color vision. Yesterday in 1909, it was established that dogs do not distinguish colors, but only respond to the degree of brightness, in other words, suffer from color blindness. Later reports appeared that a small percentage of hunting dogs seem to be able to distinguish some colors of the spectrum.

However, at the end of 1969, an explanation was published in a special consultation, from which it follows that dogs have achromatic vision and see the world only in black and white. In other words, they see a color image in gray tones. Continue reading

Botulism
Botulism is an acute feed toxicosis of animals and humans, manifested in the form of paralysis of the pharynx, tongue, lower jaw, a sharp weakening of the skeletal muscle tone…

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Dog Diabetes Treatment
Diabetes affects not only people, but also animals. While people show a willingness to change their lifestyle to help treatment, pet owners are faced with additional problems that animals, as…

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In order not to get sick - vaccination?
We often compare animals and children: we need to worry about those and others, love, feed, but sometimes we forget that animals, like small children, need to be vaccinated on…

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US dogs and cats in numbers
The number of pet owners in the United States more than tripled between 1970 (67 million) and 2012 (164 million). In other words, in 2012, 62% of American families have…

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