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2014-10-01 08:28:58

A benefit for children born with cleft lip and cleft palate DENVER, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mending Faces (http://www.mendingfaces.org/), a Denver-based nonprofit organization that restores hope to children born with cleft lip and cleft palate in the Philippines, is holding their 4(th) Annual Restoring Hope event on Friday, Nov. 7 at EurAsian Interiors/ DecorAsian in Denver (http://www.mendingfaces.org/events/). The fundraiser will feature Asian art, hors d'oeuvres, wine,...

2014-09-30 23:11:30

An $11.8 million NIH grant will support research efforts to explore the genetic roots of cleft lip and cleft palate at the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine have been awarded a $11.8 million, five-year grant from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, part of the National Institutes of Health, to continue their exploration of the...

2014-09-22 12:31:37

- Brazil site will be global technology platform for export to > 100 countries - PAULINIA, Brazil, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Merial, the animal health division of Sanofi, today announced it is expanding its global manufacturing plant in Paulinia, Brazil, to support the global demand for NexGard(®), the first and only, monthly, beef-flavored chew for the treatment of flea and tick infestations in dogs. After the successful launches this year in the US, Europe and Japan, other...

2014-09-17 23:16:14

Shane Michaels releases a review of Dog Food Secrets, a guide that exposes the poisonous ingredients in commercial dog food and presents a better homemade option Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Dog Food Secrets, a guide compiled by Andrew Lewis that shows dog owners the true poisonous ingredients in most commercial dog food but presents a better alternative for homemade dog food recipes has caught the attention of Shane Michaels, prompting an investigative review. “For most...

2014-09-02 23:03:40

Throughout September and October the AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) celebrates senior dogs with their Old Dogs Rule educational and fundraising campaign. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 Your best friend is a little slower on her walks, but she still loves to play. She sleeps more and her joints ache a bit, but she is as happy as she was the day you first met. She has become a little grey in the face, but she never complains. She is a member of an elite crowd and you wouldn’t...

2014-08-28 23:04:00

USDA-GIPSA (Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration) has approved Charm’s newest quantitative test for the detection of 5 to 100 ppb aflatoxin in a single 5 minute assay. The ROSA WET-S5 Aflatoxin Quantitative Test (AFQ-WETS5) utilizes Charm’s patented Water Extraction Technology (WET), eliminating the need for ethanol or methanol to extract mycotoxins. Lawrence, MA (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 “This kit has an improved extraction efficiency and provides users a single...

2014-08-28 12:30:50

Chicago Veterinary Emergency & Specialty Center doctors share a warning for dog owners. CHICAGO, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Doctors at the Chicago Veterinary Emergency & Specialty Center have created a new infographic to warn dog owners about the dangers the artificial sweetener, Xylitol, presents to dogs. A sugar substitute, Xylitol, which is safe for human consumption, is highly toxic to dogs and can lead to the animal's death. Xylitol can be found in products such as...

2014-08-05 23:10:33

Royal Flush Havanese shares with readers the unique benefits that reflexology offers. Charlestown, RI (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 When a dog becomes injured, there are usually several different treatment options available. One viable option for canines that has recently garnered attention is reflexology, otherwise known as acupressure. Reflexology is very similar to acupuncture, except instead of needles, finger and hand pressure are used. This holistic technique can also be used to improve...

2014-08-01 23:01:09

Animal Emergency & Referral Center offer tips on preventing ticks. Oakdale, MN (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 Summer is here, and with it comes the season of ticks. Ticks are most active during the summer, and they can be a pain for dogs. Animal Emergency & Referral Center of Minnesota is ready to help all their customers get rid of ticks and prevent them completely. Female ticks lay between 3,000 and 6,000 eggs in the summer, which is why they are so active during this season. Ticks...

2014-07-01 08:31:24

· quellin(TM) (carprofen) soft chewable tablets help veterinarians alleviate the pain associated with canine osteoarthritis SHAWNEE, Kan., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer HealthCare LLC Animal Health is pleased to announce the launch of quellin(TM) (carprofen) soft chewable tablets to help alleviate the pain associated with canine osteoarthritis, one of the most common causes of chronic pain in dogs--affecting 20 percent of dogs older than one year of age.(1) quellin(TM), the...


Latest Dog health Reference Libraries

Dog Tapeworm, Echinococcus granulosus
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The dog tapeworm (Echinococcus granulosus), also known as the hyper tapeworm or the hydatid worm, is classified within the Platyhelminthes phylum. This species can reach an average length between .07 and .2 inches and its body is comprised of three segments, called proglottids, if it has not been damaged. These segments are known as gravid proglottids, mature proglottid, and immature proglottids. As is common to most tapeworm species, the adult dog tapeworm has four suckers on its head, or...

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2011-01-05 15:57:49

Canine parvovirus type 2 is a virus affecting dogs. It is highly contagious and spread from dog to dog through direct or indirect contact with feces. It can be highly dangerous for puppies that don't have maternal antibodies. It can present in cardiac or intestinal form. Vomiting and dysentery are common signs of the intestinal form while respiratory and cardiovascular failure are signs of the cardiac form. Vaccines can prevent infection but when not treated mortality can reach 91%. People...

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2005-09-08 11:45:51

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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Word of the Day
reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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