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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.
SpiritDetox.com has published a new article on the subject of pet allergies, including natural solutions to this common problem.
Reference laboratory validates Charm Sciences’ ROSA Quantitative Aflatoxin M1 Test in raw, commingled, bovine milk to detect 50 ppt European Union Maximum Limit. Lawrence,
Hunters need to take precautions to combat ticks, whose bites can lead to several diseases. Martinez, GA (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 With hunting season
Summer is here and bug season is at its peak.
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
SlimDoggy announces the release of the free SlimDoggy Lite iPhone App, a canine calorie calculator and robust, searchable dog food database.
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 young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.