Absolutely safe animals does not happen! There is neither “free” nor “easy” nor those who “do not mind”, nor those who don’t need to remove. And rodents can be carriers of infectious diseases. The culprits of allergic reactions. They make noise and smell, yell and fight, and bite mark, bite and run away, fall in love with it, and then get sick, grow old and die before our eyes.
Many owners believe that summer juicy green grass will replace the Guinea pig hay. However, the coarse vegetable fibers must be at least 15% of the diet of the animal: they need not only to teeth grinding, but also for proper digestion. Therefore, hay and grass is better to combine. Use only purchased hay (it has passed the heat treatment, it has no poisonous plants, no parasites), but the grass is only collected outside the city.
In the wild breeding of pigs is not controlled, but at home it is better to wait until 5-6 months of age, when the body of a young pig finally gets stronger and it reaches the peak of its power, beauty, and health. In their natural habitat the animals bring 2-3 litters a year, being able to reproduce until old age.
Think about sea swingerswest everything. It’s almost a perfect pet, ideal for luxury apartments, and country houses, and for a tiny room in a communal apartment, and care for them is extremely simple, easy and overall enjoyable. Watch sea pig is very interesting, it is completely non-aggressive to the person, not shy, not stupid, beautiful and charming.
Guinea pigs love companionship, but don’t understand the violent caresses, screams and sudden movements. From the first day in the house of your pet must be pet and to take in hand, that he accustomed to you and feel no discomfort from intercourse with man. By all means explain to your child that the animal is not a toy but a fragile creature who can’t be hurt, not rough squeeze, squeeze in the palms of their hands, scream in his ear, tossing in the air, etc. Necessary to impress upon the child the reverent, careful and respectful attitude to the pet.
Do not be afraid of even the word “rodent”: and in this sense, Guinea pigs differ from their toothy little fellows. In the rat you can scare the “scary” tail, hamster or mouse is a small size reflex causing fear among many sensitive ladies, gerbil or Jungaria – wild vitality, a jumping ability and the uncontrolled “uberfeminist”. The Guinea pig has no long tail, no silly eye-beads (pigs big, round, expressive eyes!), she never bites a human (of course, if not to hurt her).
Breeding Guinea pigs in Russia was abandoned due to the events of 1917 to the end of the last century, remained in a deplorable state. Even now, after about 20 years since the revival of svinovodstva in Russia, few of my compatriots know that in addition to the tri-colored smooth coat female and pigs, in the world there are more than 80 species of these wonderful creatures.
Of the hundreds of species of small animals, only a few are suitable for keeping in a city apartment. Such animals include Guinea pigs, which are bred not only in vivaria research institutes, but also at home. Most of us know little about these cute and surprisingly touching.
This animal with an unusual and fun appearance. They have a short hard coat that creates a lot of outlets all over the body (“outlet” is the place from where the hair grows in a circle from one point of the center in different directions). Abyssinian sea swinnock is commonly called “rosette”, which is not quite correct, because outlet there are many other breeds of pigs – Peruvian, cresteds, etc. as well as with the métis of the Abyssinians and gilts of other breeds.
One of the most popular Pets are deservedly Guinea pigs. The reasons for this fairly – low maintenance and breeding the good-natured character, a long life and, more importantly, the lack of pronounced specific smell. Guinea pig gets used to his master, meets his gentle cooing, or whistling, begging for food.