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2014-10-29 23:16:17

Fall is turning colder and Metropolitan Veterinary Associates recently provided life-saving care to the kitten Engy - now Mr. Biscuits - who used one of his nine lives trying to get warm in a car engine. Valley Forge, PA (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 A recent routine work commute turned out to be anything but routine for one driver and a stray orange and white cat. After a chilly night, a man from the East Falls section of Philadelphia got into his car and drove to work. His steering...

2014-10-29 08:34:12

Leading Companion Health Distributor to Offer Heska Hematology and Chemistry Instruments, Including Heska's New 5 Part Hematology Instrument, Element HT5(TM) LOVELAND, Colo., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Heska Corporation (NASDAQ: HSKA - News; "Heska" or the "Company"), a provider of advanced veterinary diagnostic and other specialty veterinary products, announced today a new distribution agreement with Henry Schein Animal Health, the largest companion animal health distribution...

2014-10-28 23:12:06

Dr. Vicki Souder brings Cold Laser Therapy, a cutting-edge treatment to Colorado for not only chiropractic patients, but for their pets, with the recent opening of Advanced Animal Chiropractic Care (http://www.coloradoanimalchiro.com). Lakewood, CO (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Although new to the Denver area, Dr. Vicki Souder is not new to the chiropractic world, having owned and operated a successful practice out of Iowa for many years, which specialized in Cold Laser Therapy . As a...

2014-10-24 16:25:52

LOVELAND, Colo., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Heska Corporation (Nasdaq: HSKA) announces the following Webcast: What: Heska Corporation Invites You to Join Its Third Quarter 2014 Earnings Conference Call on the Web When: Wednesday, October 29, 2014 @ 9:00 a.m. (MDT) /11:00 a.m. (EDT) Where:...

2014-10-15 12:28:21

The World's Largest Veterinary Practice and 2013 ACADEMY AWARD® Best Actress Nominee, Quvenzhane Wallis, Launch Book at Children's Museum of Manhattan PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Banfield Pet Hospital(®) and Quvenzhane Wallis, pet lover and star of the upcoming musical film, "Annie," announce a new chapter together with the release of a children's book titled, "My Very, Very Busy Day!" The book is written to entertain and educate children by focusing on what it...

2014-10-14 16:26:13

LONDON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Use this report to:- Identify the major market trends and the factors driving or inhibiting the growth of the global pharmaceutical antibiotics market and its various submarkets.- Learn about developments of novel antibiotics to combat multidrug-resistant strains.- Gain information on the market structure, various subsegments of the global antibiotics market. Highlights- The global systemic antibiotics market was valued at $39.6 billion in 2013...

2014-10-13 12:27:21

Endowment will help NAVTA reach goal of 200 new members DULUTH, Ga., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Merial today announced its $10,000 contribution to the National Association for Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA). The endowment, which specifically supports NAVTA's October membership drive, is an important part of Merial's ongoing partnership with NAVTA. "As an organization devoted to investing in the careers of veterinary technicians, Merial's decision to make this...

2014-10-13 12:26:19

Gail Yliniemi-White recognized by fellow vet professionals MOORHEAD, Minn., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gail Yliniemi-White, full-time instructor in the veterinary technology program at Globe University-Moorhead, has been awarded the Veterinary Technician of the Year by the North Dakota Veterinary Technician Association (NDVTA). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131002/CG90783LOGO-a "We are so proud of Gail for receiving this honor," says John Andrick, campus...

2014-10-13 08:26:47

UNION CITY, Calif., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Abaxis, Inc. (NasdaqGS: ABAX), a medical products company manufacturing point-of-care instruments and consumables for the medical, research, and veterinary markets worldwide and providing reference lab services to the veterinary and research markets in the United States, has scheduled a conference call to discuss its financial results for the second quarter fiscal year 2015, ended September 30, 2014. The call will be at 4:15 p.m. ET on...

2014-10-10 12:24:18

Investigators' Oral and Poster Presentations Highlight Canine Lymphoma Antibody Programs KANSAS CITY, Kan., Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aratana Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PETX), a pet therapeutics company focused on licensing, developing and commercializing innovative biopharmaceutical products for companion animals, today announced its first appearance at the Annual Veterinary Cancer Society meeting this weekend in St. Louis, MO. Investigators presented data on monoclonal...


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Dog Roundworm, Toxocara canis
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The dog roundworm (Toxocara canis) is a species of parasitic worm that infects canid species. It is yellowish white in color and can reach an average length between 3.5 and 7 inches, with females typically growing large than males. The dog roundworm can be transmitted in four different ways. The most common form of transmission occurs when an egg containing second stage larvae is released onto the ground in feces. Once the egg has been ingested, it will move through the small intestines...

Thelazia callipaeda
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Thelazia callipaeda is a species of parasitic worm in the Nematoda phylum. It is one of the most common types of worm to infect the eyes of cats, dogs, and humans. This infection is known as thelaziasis or “eye worm” infestation. This species was discovered in 1910, in the eyes of a dog in China. In 2000, it was reported that 250 cases of eye worm infection had been documented in humans. Other hosts of this species include wolves, red foxes, European rabbits, and raccoon dogs. It has a...

Thelazia callipaeda
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Thelazia callipaeda is a species of parasitic worm in the Nematoda phylum. It is one of the most common types of worm to infect the eyes of cats, dogs, and humans. This infection is known as thelaziasis or “eye worm” infestation. This species was discovered in 1910, in the eyes of a dog in China. In 2000, it was reported that 250 cases of eye worm infection had been documented in humans. Other hosts of this species include wolves, red foxes, European rabbits, and raccoon dogs. It has a...

Feline Roundworm, Toxocara cati
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Feline Roundworm (Toxocara cati) is a species of parasitic nematode widely distributed through cats and other felids. It is one of the most common nematode of cats. The adult worm is localized in the gut of the host. In adult cats, infection is typically asymptomatic, meaning there are no symptoms. However, massive infection in juvenile cats can be fatal. The adult feline roundworm may be brownish-yellow to cream colored to pink and may be up to 4 inches in length. It has a short, wide...

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2011-02-23 20:52:43

The SARS coronavirus is the virus that causes severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). In 2003 the World Health Organization issued a press release stating that the coronavirus identified by a number of laboratories was the official cause of SARS. It causes severe illness marked initially by systemic symptoms of muscle pain, headache, fever, followed in 2-10 days by the onset of respiratory symptoms, mainly cough, dyspnea, and pneumonia. SARS patients have a decrease in the number of...

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