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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...

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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...

2011-07-01 15:41:00

OMAHA, Neb., July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Fighting fleas and ticks during the summer is no fun. Unless it can lead to winning the all-new 2012 Volkswagen® Beetle®, that is. From July 1 to September 30, 2011, Sergeant's Pet Care Products, Inc. is sponsoring the Big Pest Knockdown Sweepstakes as a way to promote FIPROGUARD(TM), its newest flea and tick product. While pet owners are giving the one-two punch to fleas and ticks with FIPROGUARD, the generic...

2011-06-10 00:00:27

Carter and Mason Osborne have a lot in common. Not only are they brothers who love to laugh, they also share one unique characteristic; they were born with forms of cleft lip and palate. Fortunately, the Osborne's have a team of nationally-recognized experts in the Cleft Lip and Palate Center at Nationwide Children's Hospital to help with their sons' overall treatment and care. While the odds of having a child born with cleft lip and palate are 1 in 700, the odds increase significantly for...

2011-06-07 00:00:30

Motion sickness affects 1 in 6 dogs; Pfizer Animal Health urges owners to consult veterinarians for solutions on how to manage the condition. Madison, NJ (PRWEB) June 06, 2011 With the summer travel season in full swing, many dog owners now face a dilemma about traveling: canine motion sickness. More than one in six dogs in the United States suffer from vomiting caused by motion sickness, leading many families to curb travel plans or leave the family dog behind. Indeed, 82 percent of dog...

2011-05-04 00:00:02

In March 2011, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration strengthened its warning against the anti-consulant drug, Topamax, because new data suggests an increased risk of birth defects such as cleft palate or cleft lip. O'Hanlon, McCollom & Demerath is accepting clients from across the United States who may have suffered a dangerous side effect due to Topamax. Austin, TX (PRWEB) May 02, 2011 O'Hanlon, McCollom & Demerath reports that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently...


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
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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