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The first thing you must do before buying the ticket – to learn how to take hairy foreign guests in the destination. In many countries there are restrictions and prohibitions on the importation of certain animals. For example, in Uruguay and Saudi Arabia cannot be imported birds. In addition, during your journey in one country may be imposed restrictions on the importation of specific animals, such as disease outbreaks.

Find out in advance . will you be separated from your pet at the arrival point. We are talking about the quarantine, which still exists in many States. The timing of the animal’s stay in quarantine in different countries varies from 2 weeks to 6 months. Thus for the content of pet in quarantine shall be paid by the owner.

Next, you need to know the internal rules of the airline itself. Some airlines essentially did not transport animals in passenger aircraft. For example, Air Canada has refused carriage of animals in passenger aircraft after travelling in the hold the cat with a strange Continue reading

Everything you wanted to know about Guinea pigs.

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Basic facts about Guinea pigs

The name “Guinea pig” consists of two parts, the “sea” and “pig.” Why it was named so weird. The first part of the “sea” most likely indicates that pigs were brought from beyond the sea, therefore, most likely, they were called, “overseas”, then simplified to “sea”.

The second part of “pig” indicates that this name was given probably because of the similarity of the sounds issued by pigs and rodents. Learn more about the origin of the name can be found here .

The average life expectancy of Guinea pigs at home is 5-7 years.

Guinea pigs can make a variety of sounds: whistling rumbling grumbling noise, the clicking teeth, etc.

Another interesting fact about the behavior of Guinea pigs is the ability to bounce sharply. In English it is called “popcorning” because she hops like a corn which becomes popcorn. Continue reading

Hamsters, gerbils and Guinea pigs

“I’m not a lover of the exotic, as you, dad. “It was the first visit my daughter in Asia, and we have just passed a street vendor offering a variety of crispy roasty and boiled insects — popular snack food Thailand. I asked if she wanted to try grasshoppers . “They are very even nothing,” I added encouragingly. The daughter shook her head and said, “I’m ready to try something new, but I will not eat any animals nor cute nor disgusting”.

Food, she perceived through the idea of its original form. To the category of disgusting it included the insects, and the category pretty — numerous small mammals, including cats, dogs, rabbits . and three rodent species, somewhere in the West playing the role of Pets: e the hamsters, gerbils and Guinea pigs . The last really beloved Pets in many euroamericana, but this does not negate their long culinary history, and the fact that these rodents and are considered to be an important source of protein in Peru (the birthplace of the “canteens” of rodents), Ecuador, parts of Venezuela and in Bolivia and Colombia. Continue reading

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