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2013-04-08 23:02:20

Flea and tick season is here - just in time, Bayer has announced the latest innovation in flea and tick control with the Seresto collar http://www.petcarerx.com/catalog/productdetails.aspx?pid=24302&k=seresto-flea-and-tick-collar-for-dogs-8-month-protection, which offers dog or cat owners the performance they expect from monthly topicals in an easy-to-use, convenient collar. The collar is also effective for eight months, meaning no more monthly applications of topical products is needed....

2013-03-11 23:03:28

The team at SpiritDetox.com has launched another raw pet food recipe, this time for dogs. With the complementary pet food recipe, pet owners can give their pets the raw nutrition they need to be as healthy as possible. Bakersfield, California (PRWEB) March 11, 2013 The team at SpiritDetox.com is dedicated to the health and well-being of all living creatures, pets included, and to help highlight this dedication, they have added a new raw food dog food recipe to their online database of...

2013-03-05 23:04:27

VetSupplySource.com is urging pet owners to protect their pets from heartworms, fleas, ticks, and other common pet pests by using proper preventative treatments this spring. Wixom, Michigan (PRWEB) March 05, 2013 VetSupplySource.com is urging pet owners to protect their pets from heartworms, fleas, ticks, and other common pet pests by using proper preventative treatments this spring. If you live in an area that´s had mild winter weather, you may see flea and tick infestations earlier...

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...

2013-01-18 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...


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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