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2014-05-27 23:07:20

The emerging markets, including China and India, have become a business hub for companies engaged in the development and marketing of diagnostic imaging systems. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/diagnostic-imaging-market-411.html (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 The report “Diagnostic Imaging Market by X-ray Systems (Digital, Analog, Portable), Computed Tomography, Ultrasound Imaging Systems (2D, 3D, 4D, Doppler), MRI Machines (Closed & Open), and Nuclear Imaging Systems (SPECT,...

2014-05-27 12:33:00

SAN DIEGO, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to keep pets and pet parents active and safe this summer, Petco is providing tips and advice for letting pets join in on outdoor water activities while keeping their health and safety top of mind. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140527/91366 Get There Safely: Heading to a water adventure is exciting, but take precautions to make sure pets arrive at the destination safely. -- Use a dog seatbelt or a barrier to help keep them...

2014-05-23 23:01:30

Pet dangers rise with temperatures as celebrations kick off the unofficial start of summer. New York (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 Memorial Day is considered by many the unofficial start of summer, and the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) reminds pet owners that, amidst the fun and games, pet health should be kept top of mind to help ensure a safe season for all. “Memorial Day is typically filled with travel, parties and fun under the sun,”...

2014-05-21 23:09:38

For the first time ever, Assisi Veterinary Hospital will be showcased at the NY Pet Expo. Malverne, NY (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 One of the Malverne community’s very own veterinary hospitals will be a part of New York State’s largest annual pet expo this year. Assisi Veterinary Hospital will be showcased at the NY Pet Expo from 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Saturday, May 31 at Nassau Coliseum,booth #420. From Q&A’s and fun facts, to raffles and free giveaways, Assisi Veterinary Hospital prepares...

2014-05-21 23:04:53

May 23 is Heat Awareness Day and Animal Emergency & Referral Center wants to help by reminding pet owners of the importance of keeping their pets cool and safe during the heat-filled months of summer. Oakdale, MN (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 It’s getting hot out there. In Minnesota, “heat” seems like such a wonderful word after what usually seems like endless months of cold and snow. Therefore, residents will always take full advantage of warm, summer days by going to the beach, a Twins...

2014-05-21 16:27:19

SAN FRANCISCO, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kindred Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: KIN), a biopharmaceutical company focused on saving and improving the lives of pets, today announced that it will participate in the 11(th) Annual Craig-Hallum Institutional Investor Conference in Minneapolis on May 28(th). Kindred Bio will present at the Stifel Dental and Veterinary Conference on May 28(th) and the Jefferies Global Healthcare Conference on June 2(nd), both in New York City. Details for...

2014-05-20 23:10:05

Spanish nuclear medicine experts find that PET scans with a radioactive tracer are a valuable way to diagnose and monitor mesothelioma in the abdomen. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Researchers studying the effectiveness of the imaging method called 18F-FDG-PET for peritoneal mesothelioma say it is good at detecting both the presence and absence of cancer. An article on the new research is now available on the Surviving Mesothelioma website. Click here to read it. Imaging experts at a...

2014-05-20 23:09:42

The PetPace wearable tech collar for cats and dogs monitors pets Health, vital signs, activity and well being 24/7 and sends alerts when there is a cause for concern. Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 A new smart collar that allows owners and veterinarians to monitor dogs and cats' health 24-hours-a-day became available to the public Tuesday. The tech collar will be initially available in Florida & Massachusetts and later this summer in the rest of the country. The innovative...

2014-05-20 23:09:15

Through Memorial Day, VPI Spearheads Donation Campaign at Paws4Heroes.com Brea, California (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 As Memorial Day approaches, we honor and remember our fallen military heroes. Additionally, in honor of our wounded warriors, Deckers Dogs is teaming up with Veterinary Pet Insurance (VPI) to raise money to help fund the rescue, care and training of service dogs for our military veterans returning home with disabilities. Through Memorial Day (May 26), VPI will donate $5 (up to...

2014-05-20 12:33:42

Topical meds that prevent bites are preferred 9-1 over orals that work only after the dog is bitten LENEXA, Kan., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- No one wants to get bitten by ticks, fleas and mosquitoes. Pet owners also want the same protection for their beloved dogs, according to a recent survey of more than 2,700 dog owners. And, fortunately, dog owners can find prevention and protection from bug bites for their furry friends. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140519/89055 By a...


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2008-05-21 11:55:40

The Czechoslovakian Wolfdog originated as an experiment in 1955 in the former Czech Republic. The breed was created by breeding a German Shepherd with a Carpathian Wolf, in attempts to create a "wolfdog" which blended the qualities of a dog and a wolf. The breed looks the part. The build of the Czechoslovakian Wolfdog, as well as its hair are wolf-like. The color of its coat is gray, with either a yellow or silver tint and a light mask. Its hair is straight and thick. The breed stands over...

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2007-12-14 05:22:45

A Chausie is a hybrid between the Jungle Cat and a Domestic cat, typically the Abyssinian. A Chausie can weigh 15 to 30 pounds with the males being larger than the females. Their breeding began in the 1960s or 1970s to provide a safer alternative to having wildcats as pets. Because of their size, Chausies require much more space for activity. Like normal cats, they cane take up to 2 to 3 years to reach full size. There are not many known health issues associated with this breed, but they...

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2006-12-26 11:18:38

The European Rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus) is a species of rabbit native to southern Europe. European Rabbits are small, gray-brown mammals ranging from 13 to 18 in (34 to 45 cm) long, and are approximately 3 to 5 pounds (1.3-2.2 kg) in weight. They have four sharp incisors (two on top, two on bottom) that grow continuously throughout their life. They also have two peg teeth on the top behind the incisors. Rabbits have long ears, large hind legs, and short, fluffy tails. Rabbits move by...

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jument
  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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