Before you begin the journey with your pet, you need to draw up the documents. Chief among them — veterinary certificate of international standard, which include information about vaccinations and chips. The second important document — veterinary certificate number 1, which you can get for three days prior to the visit to the district state veterinary hospital.
Two of the most dangerous disease that can hit an animal in the journey — rabies disease and Carr. No wonder many countries require vaccination from these diseases. Rabies is particularly common in Mexico, Brazil, Venezuela, Thailand and many African countries.
In some States there is a ban on the importation of certain animals. For example, in Austria and Uruguay cannot be imported birds in Saudi Arabia — chickens, pigeons, and parrots.
When you are traveling by plane, pet has the right to fly in the cabin, if the weight together with carrying does not exceed 5 to 8 kg (depends on the airline). Continue reading
The Internet abounds with lists of toxic houseplants, but the list is far from complete. To cover all possible. Therefore, the owners of the cats easier to examine existing plants for hazards to the health of cats, rather than trying to memorize long lists.
Not all plants listed in the list are dangerous to cats, causing serious poisoning. Therefore, these lists do not get involved. But deadly plants known breeder.
Every cat owner should also be aware that it is better to safe than sorry: the plants in any case need to place it away from cats, because most houseplants are toxic in varying degrees.
Many garden and field plants can also cause a cat to the poisoning of greater or lesser severity. Most owners are sure that it is worth it to take out the cat nature, she will find useful pot. It is not so. Cats are guided by smell and taste and sometimes mistaken. Sometimes a mistake costs them their lives: plants can be treated with pesticides. Continue reading
On 5 June, on the occasion of the Day of protection of environment in the state Duma held a Round table “the Humane treatment of animals – the moral necessity of civil society” with the participation of deputies of the state Duma, officials of ministries, animal welfare organizations. Naturally, animal protection, the public went to the round table with the sole purpose to raise again the question of the greatest necessity in the Federal Law “On protection animals from brutal treatment”. However, when in the foyer before the beginning of the Roundtable, participants received informative materials, it became obvious that the Day of environmental protection gradually turns into a St. George’s day in 1649, when instead of the expected improvements, the farmers were completely enslaved… Animal rights activists were stunned by reading about what they consider inappropriate the adoption of the Federal law to protect animals from cruelty and asking the Government only to improve existing legislation.
Recall that the first and only attempt of Russia to adopt the law “On protection animals from brutal treatment” failed. Rejected by President Putin in 2000, this bill, after spending the next 8 years in the state Duma, and has not been finalized, despite the public demand and appeal to Putin 106 people’s artists of Russia, and on March 21, 2008 was withdrawn. The puzzled Russians was explained: the state Duma believes that “coprostasia animals settled in the current legislation, including the Federal law “On fauna” and “On sanitary-epidemiological welfare of population”. Continue reading