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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...

2013-08-09 23:18:44

Summer is here and bug season is at its peak. But pet owners can protect themselves and their pets with preventative medications from FetchRx Pet Pharmacy. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) August 09, 2013 People hate them. Dogs and cats hate them. Ticks, fleas and mosquitoes! But now that summer is here and bug season is at its peak, the little pests are a fact of life. That’s why the online pet supply company, FetchRx Pet Pharmacy, wants to make summer better for pets by offering some of the...

2013-08-07 23:03:21

CHF launches six week series highlighting three main health concerns for field and hunting dogs. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) August 07, 2013 The AKC Canine Foundation (CHF) today kicks off a public awareness campaign focused on Field and Hunting Dog Health Awareness. This six week series will highlight three main health issues of particular concern to field trial and hunting dog owners: Grass Awn Migration Disease, Leptospirosis, and Ehrlichiosis. Grass Awn Migration Disease, or “Mean Seed”...

2013-07-24 23:21:03

SlimDoggy announces the release of the free SlimDoggy Lite iPhone App, a canine calorie calculator and robust, searchable dog food database. Users can now know exactly how much they should feed their pet to keep them at a healthy weight. Camarillo, CA (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 SlimDoggy (http://slimdoggy.com) announces the release of SlimDoggy Lite, a free iPhone application, a tool providing dog owners with the personalized information they need to ensure that their dog achieves 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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Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.