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2012-09-27 23:01:47

In order to precipitate a national discussion about devocalization, and to arm those likeminded people and organizations such as International Society for Animal Rights who want to end the practice, ISAR has created the "Stop Devocalization Now" Project. Clarks Summit, PA (PRWEB) September 27, 2012 According to International Society for Animal Rights (ISAR), unknown to most custodians of dogs and cats and the public at large, there is a widespread practice in the United States of surgically...

2012-09-24 23:01:17

Elimay Supplements (http://www.elimaysupplements.com) and veterinary distributor partner bringing supplements to dogs in the southwest United States Los Angeles (PRWEB) September 24, 2012 Elimay Supplements is proud to announce its partnership with Miller Veterinary Supply as part of its commitment to help animal companions have the best, most active fulfilling lives with those who care for them. Many pet owners are struggling to find the right daily supplements, toys and treats for their...

2012-09-16 23:03:45

Piggy backing on current trends in human health to market dog supplements is a popular strategy with the large pet food companies however innovative companies such as VitaHound are including real science in their dog supplements. VitaHound´s dog supplements offer pets real relief from itching, shedding, and odor. Phoenix, Az (PRWEB) September 15, 2012 Today our pets live inside with us, and their general hygiene is no longer being ignored, the family dog´s itching, shedding and...

2012-06-21 23:03:47

Dr. Roy Kim operated on two dozen children during medical mission with Operation of Hope. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 21, 2012 On the heels of a successful cleft nose and palate surgery for a teenager who traveled from Rwanda to San Francisco earlier this year, Dr. Roy Kim scheduled a trip to Blantyre, Malawi, to continue his medical mission work this summer. “When you volunteer to help a child whose facial deformities have likely caused him to be an outcast in his community for...

2012-06-05 23:00:22

Just Food For Dogs has expanded operations to include custom formulations for canines with special dietary needs such as as obesity, digestive disorders, pancreatitis, cancer, food allergies, diabetes, liver and kidney disease with a process that is simple, fast and affordable. Working in conjunction with the pet´s veterinary provider, the nutrition team analyzes lab work such as blood panels, urinalysis and more to develop a nutrient formulation to address each dog´s specific...

2012-05-23 23:03:10

Dr. Kulbersh appeared on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills as a result of a highly competitive fellowship under Dr. Paul Nassif, who is the husband to Adrienne Maloof, known for her work on the show. Charlotte, North Carolina (PRWEB) May 23, 2012 With extensive Hollywood training from the best in Beverly Hills, CA, Jonathan Kulbersh M.D. is returning to his homeland area of the Carolinas. Dr. Kulbersh will be starting a new plastic surgery practice that treats only conditions of the...

2012-05-21 23:02:18

The Jacksonville winter of 2011-2012 never really happened. Fleas have enjoyed continual survival throughout winter. Jacksonville veterinarians of Oceanway Animal Clinic have new, more effective flea treatment for pets. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) May 21, 2012 Fleas are a big problem for pets in Jacksonville this spring. Jacksonville veterinarians have found that more pets than ever before are without adequate flea control. Whether one calls it climate change or global warming, no one...

2012-05-11 23:01:53

Respected Miami Beach plastic surgeon Dr. Rian Maercks gave presentations to a prestigious international group of craniofacial and plastic surgeons. Miami, FL (PRWEB) May 11, 2012 Travelling halfway around the world, Dr. Rian Maercks spoke to renowned plastic surgeons and craniofacial surgeons who gathered from around the world for the International Cleft Lip and Palate Foundation´s 7th Biennial World Cleft Congress, held in the Seychelles. Mr. Maercks shared his expertise in...


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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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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.