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2013-07-11 08:29:35

Pediatric plastic surgery physician-scientist to research clinical outcomes following cleft lip and palate repairs HOUSTON, July 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Department of Surgery at Texas Children's Hospital is proud to announce that Dr. Laura Monson, pediatric plastic surgeon at Texas Children's, is the recipient of the 2012-2013 Texas Children's Hospital Auxiliary Fellowship. For more information about Texas Children's Cleft Lip and Palate Clinic, please visit...

2013-06-29 23:02:23

Summer brings out fleas and pet owners can avoid any chance of having an infestation in their homes if they treat both their animals and their yard. Horne’s Pest Control shares some information on the best steps to avoid or treat fleas. (PRWEB) June 29, 2013 Fleas are common household pests for people with animals. Brought out during the summer months, fleas can infest in a very quick period of time. Horne’s Pest Control encourages pet and animal owners to avoid flea infestation by...

2013-06-29 23:01:01

Dog Help Network provides advice on preventing and diagnosing eye infections in dogs this summer. (PRWEB) June 29, 2013 During the summer time there are numerous reasons that a dog can suffer from eye infections; some are worse than others. Each type of dog eye infection will show itself in unique ways, and have different treatment options available. Symptoms Although there are many different types of infections with their own causes, there are symptoms that normally show up when a pooch...

2013-06-27 23:33:33

Dangerous ticks, mosquitos and parasites are back with a vengeance this season but there are ways for pet owners to protect their dogs. The F.C. Sturtevant is launching its new Columbia brand Canine Formula Antiseptic Powder to help keep pets free from these annoying and potentially dangerous pests. (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 The F.C. Sturtevant Company announces the addition of a new Canine Formula Antiseptic Powder to its line of Columbia Veterinary Antiseptic Powders. This new powder will...

2013-06-24 23:02:51

Fleas tend to show up more in the hot, humid weather. Flea prevention should be used year-round to stop infestation. Damariscotta, ME (PRWEB) June 24, 2013 Fleas tend to show up often during the hot, humid weather in the Northeast, but flea prevention should be used year round. There is no such thing as flea season, according to Damariscotta Veterinary Clinic, but they recommend taking action immediately to prevent a flea infestation. Fleas can survive on a pet and inside anywhere year...

2013-06-18 23:26:34

Pet parents learn tips to having the healthiest dog from experts Dr. Ernie Ward, Dr. Shawn Messonnier, Dr. Doug Kenney, Linda Tellington-Jones and more. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 As part of a larger initiative to educate pet parents on how to have the healthiest and happiest dogs and promote the importance of responsible dog parenting, The Dogington Post and Merrick Pet Care have teamed up to create “Merrick Pet Care´s Dogington University,” a series of eight...

2013-05-29 23:22:28

SlimDoggy announces the release of the SlimDoggy Web Widget, a Dog Calorie and Food Calculator that is available for all pet related websites and blogs to use and share with their readers. Camarillo, CA (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 SlimDoggy (http://slimdoggy.com) announces the release of the SlimDoggy Dog Calorie and Food Calculator Widget. The widget, which calculates a dog´s daily calorie burn along with dog food calories and ingredients, is available for all pet related sites and bloggers...

2013-05-28 23:26:56

The Life, Earth and Health Sciences Magazine EurekaMag.com provides 36 million references including 11 million summaries in the basic and applied biological, geographical and agricultural sciences. Currently republishing its content in a more user-friendly format, this base has been expanded to include over 20,851 new studies on aflatoxins. Mannheim, Germany (PRWEB) May 28, 2013 The Life, Earth and Health Sciences Website EurekaMag including its newly included 20,851 studies on aflatoxins...

2013-05-21 12:27:29

YARDLEY, Pa., May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PetArmor(®) now provides a powerful 1-2-3 punch in the fight to keep pets pest-free with FastAct(TM) Flea & Tick Shampoo and Spray, providing both immediate relief and long-term prevention of flea and tick infestations. Step 1: At first sign of fleas or ticks, use FastAct(TM) Flea & Tick Shampoo. The shampoo contains pyrethrin, which is derived from flowers and kills fleas and ticks on contact while conditioning the pet's coat and...

2013-05-19 23:02:08

The National Canine Research Council (NCRC) celebrates the benefits of responsible pet ownership. When we observe the principles of responsible pet ownership, which include walking and playing with dogs, we enrich our lives, as well as those of our dogs, and in doing so, promote well-being and safety for all. Amenia, NY (PRWEB) May 19, 2013 Americans live closer to their dogs than ever before. According to the newest American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) U.S. Pet Ownership and...


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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