Often owners are concerned that, in conflict with literature pojelaniyami kennel puppies Caucasian shepherd lose interest in food while trying to feed them 6 times a day (age 1.5 months). The solution to this problem is to feed less often, while maintaining the usefulness of the diet and ensuring that the dog ate their food with appetite.
When priobretenii 1.5 month old puppy, remember that his diet should not be very different from the food that he got from the breeder. Growing puppies need more than adult dogs, the amount of food relative to its weight. Puppy food should be high quality and contain all the necessary vitamins. Due to the peculiarities of the breed Caucasian shepherd is very unpretentious. The body of the puppy during this period is adapted to the digestion of food it was fed, begins to secrete the necessary enzymes. It is therefore very important in this period to accustom your puppy to a variety of foods and develop an eating style.
Vegetable food should be no more than 50 % of the diet of adult dogs and no more than 30% in puppies. Very useful high calorie protein diet because it promotes proper formation of bones. The need to salt the puppy higher than that of the adult dog and should be about 5-7% on a dry-weight feed. Fat percentage – 20 %, protein 28 to 35 % based on the dry weight of the feed. Continue reading
According to who, in 2000-2001, more than 70 registered emergency major outbreaks of infectious diseases that swept tens of thousands of people. More than half of the foci falls on dangerous and especially dangerous zoonotic diseases, including bacterial nature: it is the plague, anthrax, etc.
Many causative agents of these infections belong to the so-called critical biological agents of category “A” (pathogens of plague, tularemia, anthrax) and “B” (causative agents of brucellosis, rickettsial, Sapa) – potential agents of bioterrorism.
In the recent past zoonotic infection was detected mostly in rural areas, where their main sources were agricultural animals, and many species of wild animals living in natural foci of infection.
Over the past decades in many regions of Russia there is a steady “urbanization” zoonotic diseases: the share of urban population accounts for 80% of reported cases of tularemia, leptospirosis and other infections in this group.
The main reasons are: increase in urban population, high level of clinical and laboratory diagnosis in urban environments, and also expansion of city boundaries with the development of natural-focal areas for parks, landscape gardening associations and etc. 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