Dogs do a lot of bizarre things, and one of these oddities is eating grass on the street. Veterinarians say that about 80% of furry Pets like to eat greens. Curiously, the reason for this phenomenon, scientists have not yet found out.
Veterinarians do not know why dogs eat grass, but they can accurately name factors that are not the cause of a sudden passion for greenery. Experts say that:
The dog doesn’t eat grass for lack of vitamins. The digestive tract of dogs simply does not contain enzymes that can digest greens.
Quadrupeds eat greens regardless of the diet and type of food. Continue reading
With age, digestion and absorption of food deteriorates significantly. In most cases, this problem is also joined by a bad condition of the teeth. During this period of life, the need for calories is reduced, but now you need more protein, trace elements and vitamins. It should be borne in mind that the daily diet of the cat now needs to be divided into 3-4 parts. This will avoid additional stress on the digestive system. Proper feeding during this period will support the weakening body and prevent the development of chronic diseases.
Example of an aging cat’s diet:
30-40% – fish and meat; Continue reading
Today, when many people around the world consciously seek to isolate themselves in their own homes (the Japanese even came up with a name for this phenomenon — “hikikomori”, abbreviated “Hickey”), it makes no sense to argue about whether it is permissible to keep a dog at home, almost without taking it out on the street. In the same Japan, more than three-quarters of domestic dogs lead a “reclusive” lifestyle, and in other countries it is becoming increasingly common. The refusal of the owner of a small dog from regular walks with it can be caused by various reasons: disastrous employment, banal laziness or an exaggerated idea of the dangers that lie in wait for a small animal on the street. In any case, care should be taken to protect the dog from possible problems of home maintenance. Continue reading