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Dinosaurs Carried Monster Fleas
2012-03-01 05:55:17

Researchers have come across the fossils of gigantic fleas in China. Diying Huang of the Nanjing Institute of Geology told the Associated Press (AP) they were lucky to come across the specimens. The fleas were discovered in a Chinese fossil market where they discovered they came from Daohugou in northeastern China, where a fossil bed from 165 million years was discovered. The fossil bed preserved the fleas in a brownish film of volcanic ash with grains of rock so fine that the most minute...

2012-02-21 05:00:00

Leading Online Pet Store, Online Pet Accessories, announces its distribution of Frontline Plus in order to control flea infestation as the warm weather and flea season arrives. (PRWEB) February 21, 2012 Online Pet Accessories, the leading pet shop in Australia, has announced its release and distribution of Frontline Plus for all of its current and prospective clients, in light of the expected problems that the increased rainfall in the country will be bringing to its inhabitants. According...

2012-02-12 08:00:00

Because of its revolutionary delivery system, just spray the canine relief supplement on food, Flex HJ offered by Pet-Agree Supplements is being widely used to treat canine hip dysplasia. Portland, Maine (PRWEB) February 12, 2012 Pet-Agree Supplements offers a broad line of all natural pet supplements, from chondroitin & glucosamine dog joint pain relief spray (working great on hip dysplasia) to pet breath sprays. Flex HJ is a very exciting new line of dog joint pain relief. “The...

2012-01-30 17:00:00

Soul´y Raw Pet Food is pleased to announce another wonderful benefit of feeding your pet a wholesome and nutritionally balanced raw diet. San Marcos, CA (PRWEB) January 30, 2012 Soul´y Raw Pet Food is pleased to announce another wonderful benefit of feeding your pet a wholesome and nutritionally balanced raw diet. Coprophagia, eating their own waste, is an embarrassing condition for pet owners that studies show to be a result of various causes. This condition could be caused by...

Dried peanuts
2011-12-30 13:25:27

Xinhua news agency reported on Friday that Chinese food safety regulators in the southern city of Shenzhen found carcinogenic mildew in peanuts and cooking oil. Aflatoxin, the cancer-causing substance, triggered public concern this week after milk giant Mengiu Dairy Co said its Sichuan plant had destroyed products found by a government quality watchdog to contain it. Aflatoxin occurs naturally in the environment and is produced by certain common types of fungi. Xinhua said the...

2011-08-12 00:00:02

Cynthia Otto, DVM of the Penn Vet Working Dog Center, to host the 2011 Penn Vet Working Dog Conference, marking the 10th anniversary of 9/11 Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) August 10, 2011 Heroic, brave, hardworking and courageous are common words we use to describe those who help us, such as military soldiers, policemen and rescue teams. However, most people tend to forget about the canine companions that accompany our human heroes during rescue missions. Working dogs assist human efforts during...

2011-07-07 00:00:30

Manassas company, Scrubs for Pets Innovative Pet Supplies, has developed a new line of post-surgical garments that promises to do away with the cumbersome and uncomfortable neck cone that pets normally wear after surgery or an injury. Manassas, VA (PRWEB) July 06, 2011 Manassas company, Scrubs for Pets Innovative Pet Supplies, has developed a new line of post-surgical garments that promises to do away with the cumbersome and uncomfortable neck cone that pets normally wear after surgery or...


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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
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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.