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The Paw Project places billboard in Salem, Oregon to educate legislators and the public about the cruel and unnecessary practice of declawing cats. Salem, Oregon
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SECAUCUS, N.J., April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hartz, experts in flea and tick solutions for over 55 years, today announced the release of a national consumer 'No F&T' campaign to educate
Insect Shield® for Pets features built-in, EPA-registered insect protection proven to repel mosquitoes, ticks, flies and fleas. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) April
DMG Productions explores the latest advancements in animal health. Jupiter, FL (PRWEB) April 08, 2015 DMG Productions announces the upcoming airing of
Preventive tips for pet owners MISSION, Kan., April 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- (Family Features) Rising temperatures are a double-edged sword for pet lovers.
PINEHURST, N.C., March 17, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Assisi Animal Health is the developer of the Assisi Loop(TM), an effective non-pharmaceutical and anti-inflammatory device (NPAID).
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DMG Productions explores the latest advancements in feline health Hillsborough, NJ (PRWEB) December 11, 2014 The American Association of Feline Practitioners
Peritonitis (FIP) affects cats and is lethal. Some believe it is the cause of Feline Infectious Peritonitis Virus (FIPV) which is a mutated form of Feline Enteric Coronavirus. The most common theory is that the normally benign FECV mutates into FIPV. This virus has the ability to invade and replicate in certain white blood cells. Due to immune response there is an inflammatory reaction in the tissues. Although fatal it is rare, it occurs roughly in one of every 5000 households. A nasally...
Feline leukemia virus (FeLV), a retrovirus that infects cats, is transmitted between infected cats through saliva and nasal secretions. If the cat's immune system does not take care of the disease then it can be lethal due to it being a cancer of blood cells called lymphocytes. Symptoms can vary from loss of appetite, to poor coat condition, infections of the skin, bladder and respiratory tract, oral disease, seizures, lymphadenopathy, skin lesions, fatigue, fever, weight loss,...
Feline calicivirus (FCV), in the Caliciviridae family, is one of two important viral causes of respiratory infection in cats. FCV can be isolated from around 50 percent of cats with upper respiratory infection. The various strains of FCV vary in virulence. Since it is an RNA virus it has a high elasticity of its genome which makes it more adaptable to environmental pressures. This causes the development of vaccines more difficult. In infected cats it has been shown that the gene for the...
PHOTO CAPTION: Scanning Electron Micrograph of a Flea (photo by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) / Janice Carr) Flea is the common name for any of the small wingless insects of the order Siphonaptera. Fleas are external parasites, living by hematophagy off the blood of mammals and birds. Some well known flea species include: Cat Flea (Ctenocephalides felis), Dog Flea (Ctenocephalides canis), Northern Rat Flea (Nosopsyllus fasciatus), Oriental Rat Flea (Xenopsylla...
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