With Kinney (Skinny) – today one of the most popular and exotic types of Guinea pigs, resembling small hippos. A feature of this breed is the lack of the coat on the body of the animal. Small patches of hair are only on the head, legs and shoulders skinny. The body length of Guinea pig skinny is about 35 centimeters. To touch the skin of the pig resembles a soft velvety velour fabric. Despite the name Skinny, which means a large number of Russian words: skinny, “skin and bones”, thin, this little piggy is a very fat animal with a short neck, an oval head and bulging round eyes, a color which usually matches the main color of the pig. The skinny broad well developed chest, smooth legs with movable fingers which holds animal feed and with which moves. Skinny pigs have virtually no peculiar smell and does not cause allergic reactions.
The history of Guinea pigs skinny
This kind of Guinea pigs appeared not so long ago in Canada in the laboratory Including Reverse in 1976. The kind of Guinea pigs without hair was the result of different dermatological experiments. At that time all were skinny albinos with red eyes. All these years breeders have worked hard to breeding Guinea pigs and have made their raznoobraznaya and strengthen the immune system.
In the USA skinny jeans are still not recognized as a separate breed Guinea pigs.
And interesting fact: until the 19th century the Guinea pig was very expensive. So buy a Guinea pig could only very wealthy people.
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Pets save us from loneliness and stress. And they are able to teach us important lessons. life – of course, provided that we’re watching them closely and love them for what they are.
Contrary to popular belief, according to which animals, usually give birth to single people, most cats and dogs living in families composed of at least three people. The main reason that prompted them to get Pets, 26% of owners of dogs, cats, rats, and hamsters called love for animals and the joy of having a true friend and take care of it. Beneficial effects on child development is also an important factor: its lead as a key argument to 8% of pet owners. 19% insist on the exclusive “social role” their Pets, relieving owners from loneliness. Another 34% found it difficult specific answer to the question, saying he just can’t imagine life without an animal in the house.
“Want a kitten!”
So saith the child, and we have a kitten. Or hamster. Or puppy. Our main motive in this case: the child should grow up kind and responsible, and your own pet will become him in this matter assistant. Concerned about the development of children’s responsibility and independence, parents tend to put concerns about just priobretennogo on the shoulders of the child. And reach an opposite result: it’s really hard to cope with regular and not always pleasant new responsibilities. He feels confused and comes to the conclusion that care about who is weaker and smaller than you, is burdensome. So if we want our children to be responsible for those who tamed, they need it. to teach. To begin with, to take care of your new friend together. Continue reading
Probably any parent familiar with the situation when a little son or daughter asks to get a dog. Often, young parents want to have a pet, but fear that it may harm the baby: animal may be aggressive. It also happens that the family wants to get a dog, but one of them is allergic to dog hair — an obvious obstacle. However, pondering whether to take a house pet, look at the situation from a positive side. First, it is useful for kid to learn how to treat animals. This experience will teach him responsibility and love. Secondly, we know that the love and affection that a dog shows to its owner, affects a person therapeutically. Finally, the issue of allergies is solved by the choice in favor of a hypoallergenic dog breed.
Making a choice, be guided by the representatives of those breeds that differ mentally stable, docile nature, friendliness and patience. It is also important to take into account what age your child is, what his character: calm. or a baby, on the contrary, the concertina. Here are some breeds that can be identified as suitable for families with small children.
“Bassethound” translates to English as “low hound”. This breed of hunting dogs originating from the UK. “Bastide” necropsia very mobile. For these dogs useful for long walks and games — it helps to satisfy their need to hunt, which by nature is present in their character. They are good-natured and sociable — good contact with people; not aggressive towards other dogs. Still this breed is distinguished by a natural stubbornness and curiosity.
Bassethound — short-haired dog, and therefore almost does not fade. “Bastide” does not exude a characteristic of many dogs of smell. If you decide to take Bassethound, you should be aware that this breed is prone to obesity, so feeding should be given special attention in the first place is to choose the right food, work out a feeding schedule and don’t overfeed your pet. Continue reading