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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.
Dog Help Network provides advice on preventing and diagnosing eye infections in dogs this summer. (PRWEB) June 29, 2013 During the summer time there
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.
Fleas tend to show up more in the hot, humid weather.
Pet parents learn tips to having the healthiest dog from experts Dr. Ernie Ward, Dr. Shawn Messonnier, Dr.
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.
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The National Canine Research Council (NCRC) celebrates the benefits of responsible pet ownership.
With Lyme Disease Awareness Month under way, FetchRx.com has announced that it will provide pet owners with a 50% Discount on Flea and Tick Products. Asheville,
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...
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