OTHER PETS

“It’s Showtime” – Animals as amusement objects

Animals as show and amusement objects – as foreign as this idea may at first seem to us and as strange as it touches us, so common is the use of the most diverse animals in the field of science. The real intentions and realities all too often deviate from a perhaps perfectly reasonable original idea. Apart from many obvious ...

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Deadly rabbit diseases

More and more rabbits live as pets in private households. Unfortunately, many rabbit owners still believe that only long-eared eggs on large farms need to be protected from deadly disease by vaccination. This is a dangerous misconception: Rabbits kept as pet animals are threatened to the same extent by the infectious diseases of myxomatosis and Chinaseeker as farm rabbits. Therefore, ...

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Rabbits make claims

Many children want a rabbit as their first pet. However, the fulfillment of the wish must be carefully considered. After all, a small “long-eared” is a creature that can not be put away after a few weeks, like a stuffed animal that has become boring. Also, rabbits must be kept at least for two, individual husbandry is prohibited by the ...

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Five questions before buying a horse

The desire for a own horse is great with many riding enthusiasts. Nevertheless, the purchase of horses should be well thought out: The welfare and care includes much more than regular riding and cleaning. So that you know what to expect and what you have to consider before purchasing, we have summarized the five most important questions before buying a ...

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Buying a horse: which horse suits me?

The dream of owning a horse For many horse enthusiasts owning a horse is the absolute dream. Once all the important questions about husbandry and care have been clarified, it can finally start with the search for a suitable animal. But which horse is the right one? And what do you have to pay attention to when choosing? First, you ...

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Horse Buying: Tips for Trials

If you want to buy your own horse, you need a lot of stamina and patience. Already rummaging through sales ads and regular check-in at dealers and breeders takes a lot of time. If a first preselection has been made, the adventure of buying a horse really gets going: To personally convince yourself of the condition, rideability and character of ...

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The purchase investigation

You drove across the country for the preparation, looked at the most different horses and finally found your dream horse? Then there is nothing in the way of buying horses. Before you bring the animal to your home, however, you should have it examined again from head to hoof. As a layman, one seldom recognizes whether the chosen horse is ...

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Build a donkey bridge

I think, my pig is whistling! How do you “do not lure a dog behind the stove” with this sentence? Yes, maybe someone has a “bird”, so you better “fly”. There are hundreds of proverbs, phrases and phrases that are of animal origin. Many of them have a special, exciting or funny background. Take the test: Would you have known ...

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The trained horse – How far can the sport go?

Like a prima ballerina Bella Rose prances across the riding track. With braided mane, polished coat and swinging gait, the Westphalian chestnut dutifully performs her freestyle. High on horseback sits a discreetly reserved and straight-lined the currently best dressage rider in the world: Isabell Werth. Concentrated, I follow on screen the tricks Bella Rose shows at this year’s World Equestrian ...

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