Latest Dog health Stories
With the onset of spring, VetDepot recommends monthly flea protection for pets to prevent a serious flea infestation. Encinitas, CA (PRWEB) March 15, 2012
Researchers have come across the fossils of gigantic fleas in China. The fleas were preserved in a brownish film of volcanic ash with grains of rock so fine that the most minute details such as antennae and other details could be seen.
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)
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.
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)
Chinese food safety regulators in the southern city of Shenzhen found carcinogenic mildew in peanuts and cooking oil.
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.
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...
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...
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...
- A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.