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2014-04-29 12:34:30

DUBLIN, Apr. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/kmmjl6/pet_medications) has announced the addition of the "Pet Medications in the U.S.: Over-the-Counter and Prescription Remedies as Consumer Products, 3rd Edition" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The market for pet medications in the U.S. is experiencing considerable activity. Longtime flea and tick leader Frontline (from Merial) is finally...

2014-04-28 23:01:34

Vet Equipment, KeeboMed Inc. the leading online retailer of veterinary equipment and tools, is offering the most advanced veterinary equipment and supplies at the best prices. Mount Prospect IL (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Vet Equipment, the company that is a sister concern of the highly renowned medical equipment retailer KeeboMed Inc, has revamped its online veterinary equipment store by adding a range of new, top quality veterinary equipment and ultrasound machines. Just like all other...

2014-04-25 12:26:58

AUSTIN, Texas, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- April 26 is World Veterinary Day, a day to recognize the importance of the veterinary profession. Observed on the last Saturday of April, World Veterinary Day celebrates the role of veterinarians, highlighting a different aspect of animal medicine each year. This year's theme is animal welfare. The Texas Veterinary Medical Association aims to raise awareness among Texas pet owners of the contribution of veterinarians to the...

2014-04-19 23:01:39

Sport and Spine Rehab’s CEO Dr. Jay Greenstein, along with Dr. Allen Sokoloff, and Dr. Spencer Baron will see their POWER Play in Sports SAFE (Supporting Athletes and Families through Education) Gameplan© Certification program presented for the first time by the Illinois Chiropractic Association on May 22nd in Chicago. Rockville MD (PRWEB) April 19, 2014 Driven by the need to raise awareness and ensure the protection and safety of youth participants in sports, especially those...

2014-04-16 23:09:10

Petplan Looks at Vets and Pets Around the Globe in Honor of World Veterinary Day Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 American pets, hold on to your collars. Petplan pet insurance dug up some shocking pet health statistics from around the globe just in time for World Veterinary Day on Saturday, April 26. Get this: a whopping 44% of fellow dogs and cats across the pond have pet insurance. Compare that to the mere 1% of insured American pets, and one can’t help but wonder how U.S. pet...

2014-04-16 12:30:30

AUSTIN, Texas, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- April marks National Heartworm Awareness Month, a time for pet owners to brush up on how heartworm prevention can keep their pets safe from the serious and potentially fatal heartworm disease. Pet owners should take this month as a reminder to discuss with their veterinarians how to best prevent heartworm disease in their pets. Unfortunately, there is no treatment for heartworms in cats, and the treatment for infected dogs is...

2014-04-15 23:12:00

Marietta Vet Clinic and Julian Peckich DVM, veterinarian in Marietta, GA, will be hosting a low cost pet vaccination and microchip clinic at Verde Pointe Business Park on Saturday May 10, 2014 from 9 am to noon. An appointment is preferred, as walk-ins will not be guaranteed an appointment time. Marietta, GA (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Marietta Vet Clinic, an animal clinic in Marietta, GA, understands the importance of having pets microchiped. They are hosting the first annual microchip and...

2014-04-15 08:29:44

Prevalence of Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV) Infection up 48 Percent in Cats; Lyme Disease up 21 Percent in Dogs PORTLAND, Ore., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Banfield Pet Hospital®, the world's largest veterinary practice, released its State of Pet Health(TM) 2014 Report today, revealing a staggering 48 percent increase in the prevalence of feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) infection in cats and a 21 percent increase in the prevalence of infection with the bacterium that causes Lyme...

2014-04-14 23:04:39

New entrants to veterinary IVD are to be expected due to the low technical and regulatory market barriers and recent superior market performance to clinical IVD. But this has played out especially in pet diagnostics where growth has ridden increasing consumer spending on pets, especially on pet health care, according to latest Kalorama Information report. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Recent market entrants and product introductions to U.S. veterinary diagnostics have predominated...

2014-04-11 23:01:01

Now that spring has arrived, so have the pests. Damariscotta Veterinary Clinic wants to inform pet owners of ways to keep their pets safe from fleas, ticks, mosquitoes, and other pests. Damariscotta, ME (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 Spring has arrived which is exciting news for many. However, for people with pets, the return of seasonal pests is not such exciting news. Damariscotta Veterinary Clinic wants to inform pet owners of the threat that fleas, ticks, mosquitoes, and other pests pose to...


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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  • A terrible or repulsive person.
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