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2013-01-25 23:01:31

International Society for Animal Rights (ISAR) is seeking volunteers to help end devocalization (cutting the vocal cords of dogs and cats). Clarks Summit, PA (PRWEB) January 25, 2013 International Society for Animal Rights (ISAR) is seeking volunteers to help end devocalization (cutting the vocal cords of dogs and cats). As a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit, ISAR can´t lobby for or against the enactment of legislation, but they can support those who will fight for legislation to end...

2013-01-20 08:20:16

SHAWNEE, Kan., Jan. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer HealthCare LLC Animal Health Division today announced the launch of Seresto, an effective, eight-month tick and flea preventive in an innovative collar form, at the North American Veterinary Conference in Orlando, Fla. Seresto offers pet owners the performance they expect from their monthly topicals, but delivers the active ingredients in an easy-to-use, convenient collar. And with eight months of effective protection against...

2013-01-18 23:03:18

As part of an initiative to educate dog owners, the Dogington Post launched their first annual Dogington Post Awards for 2012 in multiple categories. Nominees for the “Best Raw Dog Food” category have been released and are open for voting. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) January 18, 2013 As part of a larger initiative to educate dog owners on proper nutrition, effective training, and other ways to raise a happy and healthy dog, the Dogington Post reviewed products, toys, food, treats...

2013-01-14 02:30:08

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark., Jan. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Through their recent procurement of the SOAPware electronic health record, non-profit medical care organization, FACES Foundation, seeks to provide high-quality care for its medically underserved clients with a new level of coordination. Electronic healthcare solutions provider, SOAPware Inc., will work closely alongside FACES to deliver a solution which can accommodate the Foundation's needs for individual patient follow-up and collaboration...

2012-12-28 15:16:40

It is a well known fact that children often swallow things. Children aged 6 months to 6 years are most often affected, but even adults sometimes end up with a foreign body stuck in their throats–and not only there. Peter Ambe, Düsseldorf University Hospital, and his coauthors review this clinical problem in this issue of Deutsches Ärzteblatt International (Dtsch Arztebl Int 2012; 109(50): 869–75). Adults ingest foreign bodies mostly with their food....

2012-12-06 04:23:25

OLD LYME, Conn., Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A new episode from the popular YouTube series "Veterinarians On Call" promises to make pet owners squirm as veterinarians find blood-feeding fleas and ticks on pet cats and dogs during actual appointments recorded for the series. That episode, one of six new videos released this season, shows the importance of regular check-ups to keep pets healthy and prevent serious illnesses. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121206/NE24976)(Logo:...

2012-10-26 04:00:02

Experts from Zoëcon Professional Products and pest control professionals offer homeowners flea control tips as infestations reach near 30-year highs in parts of the country. Schaumburg, IL (PRWEB) October 25, 2012 Flea populations are reaching record high levels in parts of the United States as the warmer temperatures have provided ideal conditions for the pests to thrive. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) determined that the summer of 2012 was the third...

2012-10-22 15:25:14

HUMMELSTOWN, Pa., Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association (PVMA): Halloween is a time for everyone to have fun, feel like a kid, and eat a little extra candy, but Halloween celebrations can pose risks for the family dog. Here are some tips for keeping your pooch safe during Halloween. If you plan to hand out candy from your home on Trick or Treat night, remember that all the extra doorbell ringing may have...

2012-10-21 04:03:07

Mitchell Vazquez offers aid to the noble cause of specialized medical care to underdeveloped countries who are unable to provide assistance due to poverty and hence their needs go untreated. Clefts are a major problem in developing countries where there are millions of children who are suffering with unrepaired clefts. It can also affect other parts of the face, such as the eyes, ears, nose, cheeks, and forehead. New York (PRWEB) October 20, 2012 Mitchell Vazquez offers aid to the noble...

2012-10-01 23:02:01

Mitch Vazquez offers charity to the specialized medical care in underdeveloped countries. He is an active philanthropic donor making efforts to improve other less privileged one´s world better. (PRWEB) October 01, 2012 Mitch Vazquez offers charity to the specialized medical care in underdeveloped countries. He is an active philanthropic donor making efforts to improve other less privileged one´s world better. He has donated his time and effort to many regional charities and has...


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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