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2013-08-22 23:18:50

American Heartworm Society recommends yearly protection and annual testing to ward off heartworm disease, even in temperate climates. Wilmington, DE (PRWEB) August 22, 2013 California and Arizona may not be known as hotbeds of heartworm transmission, but the American Heartworm Society (AHS) is reminding pet owners that dogs and cats here remain at risk – even in the summer months. Environmental conditions that foster proliferation of mosquitoes carrying the heartworm parasite, such as...

2013-08-21 23:24:19

Karen Bostick, creator and CEO of PetsPage.com, today announced that Dr. Victoria Ochoa, DVM, MS, DACVIM (small animal veterinary internist) is one of PetsPage.com’s newest veterinary specialist Vet Pros. Dr. Ochoa will share valuable information to pet lovers on her Vet ProPage, and with the media in many areas of veterinary internal medicine - small animal Internists have extensive experience treating diseases affecting the lungs and thoracic, kidneys, intestines, and abdomen. Boise,...

2013-08-21 23:22:44

Assisi Veterinary Hospital wants to remind pet owners to get their pets vaccinated during National Immunization Awareness Month. Malverne, NY (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 August is National Immunization Awareness Month, and Assisi Veterinary Hospital reminds pet owners to get their pets vaccinated this month. It is very important to vaccinate pets against certain common diseases. Generally, pet vaccines are divided into two categories, Core and Non-Core Vaccines. Two core vaccines for dogs are...

2013-08-20 23:25:25

Karen Bostick, creator and CEO of PetsPage.com, today announced that Dr. Carrie Breaux, DVM, MVSc, DACVO (Veterinary Ophthalmologist) is one of PetsPage.com’s newest veterinary specialist Vet Pros. In addition to sharing valuable information to pet lovers on her Vet ProPage, Dr. Breaux will also act as a PetsPage.com media spokesperson in many areas of veterinary medicine including eye diseases in pets and the advanced techniques available in treating pet eye disorders. Boise, Idaho...

2013-08-20 08:29:33

500,000 pets registered for home delivery of pet medications and diets PORTLAND, Maine, Aug. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Vets First Choice, the nation's largest online veterinary partner-pharmacy and marketing service provider, announced today that it was named the 25(th) fastest growing company in the United States by Inc. Magazine. The magazine's prestigious Inc. 500/5000 annual list ranks the 500 fastest growing companies in the nation. Within the overall ranking, the company was...

2013-08-19 14:58:58

Gait and movement pattern are essential to the horse, whether it's a question of the horse's well-being, competition riding or breeding. For the first time, new research made in collaboration between University of Copenhagen and The Royal Veterinary College in the United Kingdom makes it possible to use sensors to accurately measure a horse's movements and to quantify limb movement outside the traditional gait laboratory. This provides veterinarians as well as breeders and trainers with a...

2013-08-14 23:22:38

Karen Bostick, creator and CEO of PetsPage.com, today announced “Dr. Sue” Ettinger, DVM, DACVIM (oncology), is one of PetsPage.com’s newest veterinary specialist Vet Pros. In addition to sharing valuable information to pet lovers on her Vet ProPage, “Dr. Sue Cancer Vet” will also act as a PetsPage.com media spokesperson in many areas of veterinary medicine including cancer treatments for pets. Boise, Idaho (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 Karen Bostick, creator and CEO of PetsPage.com,...

2013-08-13 12:25:43

DUBLIN, August 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/k6jqr4/veterinary_health) has announced the addition of the "Veterinary Health Markets 2013" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/k6jqr4/veterinary_health ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Veterinary health products, including veterinary pharmaceuticals, biologicals and medicated feed additives...

New Discoveries Made In The Transmission Of Viruses Between Animals And Humans
2013-08-12 16:13:30

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Outbreaks such as the severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS) have afflicted people around the world, yet many people think these trends are on the decline. Quite the opposite is true. The efforts to combat this epidemic are being spearheaded by a team of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) scientists. Led by Monica Borucki of LLNL's Biosciences and Biotechnology Division, the...

New Human H7N9 Case Sparks Concerns Of Continued Infections
2013-08-12 08:46:24

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online China’s National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC) has notified the World Health Organization (WHO) of a new lab-confirmed case of human infection with H7N9 avian influenza A virus (bird flu). This is the first confirmed case of human infection with H7N9 since July 20, 2013. The patient is a 51-year-old woman from Huizhou, Guangdong Province. NHFPC reported the woman became ill on July 27, 2013 and was admitted to a...


Latest Veterinary medicine Reference Libraries

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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