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2014-05-22 23:13:25

DRE Waveline VS monitor adds portability and value to extensive selection. Louisville, Ky. (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 DRE Veterinary — a new and professionally refurbished equipment supplier — is adding a new portable vital signs monitor to its already diverse selection of monitoring options. The DRE Waveline VS is a multi-parameter monitor suitable for use with felines, canines and other animals. Weighing in at five kilograms, veterinarians and technicians can easily utilize the features...

2014-05-22 23:09:19

Metz brings experience in business strategy and nutritional supplement industry to new role. Menomonie, Wis. (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Vets Plus, Inc. is pleased to announce Dale R. Metz has joined the animal health company as Director of Companion Animal Business. Metz will manage the companion animal business unit to significantly grow the sales of the company’s private label and branded products. Metz said he was attracted to Vets Plus because of the extensive talent of the research and...

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 23:01:42

A recent study proves chronic vomiting in cats to be more serious than previously thought. Damariscotta, ME (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Recent studies suggest that both veterinarians and owners have been in a period of denial concerning the seriousness of cats vomiting more than a few times monthly. Damariscotta Veterinary Clinic is taking special precautions testing and treating chronic vomiting in cats in light of the new findings. In the past, many thought that things like rapid food...

2014-05-21 08:29:05

UNION CITY, Calif., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Abaxis, Inc. (NasdaqGS: ABAX), a medical products company manufacturing point-of-care blood analysis systems, announced today that Clint Severson, chairman and chief executive officer , will present at the Stifel Dental & Veterinary Conference 2014 on Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at 10:50 a.m. ET. The conference will be held at Peninsula Hotel in New York City. About Abaxis Abaxis develops, manufactures, markets and sells portable...

2014-05-20 08:33:00

First Chewable Tablet for Dogs Effective for 12 Weeks* Against Fleas and Ticks SUMMIT, N.J., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the United States and Canada) today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's approval of BRAVECTO(TM) (fluralaner) chewable tablets for dogs (112.5 mg, 250 mg, 500 mg, 1000 mg, 1400 mg). BRAVECTO is the first and only treatment that has been shown to quickly and effectively kill fleas and multiple tick...

MERS Arrives In The Netherlands, Researchers Identify Drugs That Could Treat The Deadly Virus
2014-05-20 08:36:27

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The deadly Middle East respiratory syndrome-coronavirus (MERS-CoV) has been largely confined to the Middle East and surrounding countries since it was first reported two years ago. In fact, prior to 2014 it has only been reported in a handful of Old World countries outside the Middle East, with relatively few cases observed in each. As of late, however, the dangerous illness has reared its ugly head in the US. The first US case...

2014-05-19 23:01:55

Amid the growing global threat from antibiotic resistant organisms, bioMérieux is leveraging its robust history of fighting infectious diseases to provide solutions and services that aid Antibiotic Stewardship Programs. Durham, North Carolina (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 bioMérieux, a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics, will present its solutions, including its syndromic-approach, that help curb Antimicrobial Resistance (AR) at the 114th Annual Meeting of the...

2014-05-16 23:00:53

Lazy Creek Discount Pet Supplies and Grooming is excited to announce the addition of Flea Treat to their selection of treatment products, just in time for flea season. Lexington, SC (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 A South Carolina summer calls for sunshine, refreshing warm air and yes, even fleas. Summer is more than a season filled with fun, food, vacations and entertainment. For Whiskers and Fido, it’s a whole other story and Lazy Creek Discount Pet Supplies and Grooming has just the solution...

2014-05-15 08:32:38

University of Missouri student named 2014 National Winner of the Bayer Excellence in Communication Award SHAWNEE, Kan., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer HealthCare LLC Animal Health today announced that Katherine Nadolny, a senior at the University of Missouri's College of Veterinary Medicine, is the national winner of the second annual Bayer Excellence in Communication Award (BECA). Incorporating effective communication skills in veterinary practice, as well as other medical professions,...


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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bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
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