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2014-01-15 23:29:52

To commemorate 50 years of publication for The Cleft Palate–Craniofacial Journal, the publication will host a series of commentaries on a topic raised in the journal’s first issue in 1964 and compare it to the topic as discussed today. In the January 2014 issue, the commentary will examine past, present, and future directions of research ethics. Lawrence, KS (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 The Cleft Palate–Craniofacial Journal – The year 2014 marks 50 years of publication for The Cleft...

2014-01-10 23:04:14

Anal gland problems prove to be a real pain in the butt, luckily pets show dramatic improvement with Glandex®. Lisle, IL (PRWEB) January 10, 2014 Glandex® is quickly gaining favor in the pet community and amongst veterinarians for helping dogs with a very frustrating problem. The problem for many dogs is their anal glands, two small glands located at the base of the anal opening. The anal glands are supposed to empty every time the pet defecates for scent marking purposes but...

2013-12-16 23:04:48

Charm’s ROSA WET XR Aflatoxin Quantitative test for feed and grain receives GIPSA approval for the detection of 0 to 100 ppb aflatoxin in a single 5 minute assay. Lawrence, MA (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 December 16, 2013 –– Charm’s ROSA WET XR Aflatoxin Quantitative test for feed and grain receives GIPSA approval for the detection of 0 to 100 ppb aflatoxin in a single 5 minute assay. WET (Water Extraction Technology) eliminates the use of organic solvents such as ethanol and...

2013-11-29 23:03:28

Stephen Ward, founder of hypoallergenic pet food firm Heights Farm Premium Pet Foods, shares his top ten tips and offers advice on how to ensure your dog remains both healthy and happy. Bolton, Lancashire (PRWEB) November 29, 2013 Stephen started Heights Farm Premium Pet Foods in May 2009. Heights Farm sells a range of quality pet products both locally and nationally. Specialising in wheat free dog food and hypoallergenic dog food, Heights was founded after Mr. Ward’s dog (Milo) became...

2013-11-21 23:34:30

SpiritDetox.com has published a new article on the subject of pet allergies, including natural solutions to this common problem. The article provides pet owners with valuable information they need to help their pets overcome allergies naturally. Bakersfield, CA (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 For those times when pets are constantly itching, and fleas are not the cause, SpiritDetox.com has published an article that might help. The newly released article, entitled "Natural Solutions for Pet...

2013-10-08 23:30:22

Reference laboratory validates Charm Sciences’ ROSA Quantitative Aflatoxin M1 Test in raw, commingled, bovine milk to detect 50 ppt European Union Maximum Limit. Lawrence, MA (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 A report validating the Charm MRLAFMQ test for the detection of aflatoxin M1 (AFM1) at the European Maximum Limit (EU ML) of 50 part per trillion (ppt) was issued today by the Belgium National Reference Laboratory, ILVO T&V, under the direction of Dr. Wim Reybroeck. The MRLAFMQ test is...

2013-09-26 23:01:37

Hunters need to take precautions to combat ticks, whose bites can lead to several diseases. Martinez, GA (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 With hunting season beginning in many parts of the country, it is important that hunters check their clothes for ticks before that first time out. Hunters have been known to get bitten and infected by wearing camouflaged clothing in storage since last hunting season. Horne’s has some tips on proper tick control, and washing of hunting clothes to protect...


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
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.