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    Pantoea

    Overview Pantoea bacteria belong to a large group of organisms of the Enterobacteriaceae family, also called enteric bacilli. All...

    Medical Importance of Bacteria

    Bacteria are single-celled microorganisms that lack a nuclear membrane, are metabolically active, and divide by binary fission. Medically they are a major...

    Hypoglycemia

    What Is Hypoglycemia? Hypoglycemia is a sudden fall in the concentration of glucose in the blood below normal...

    Dental Care

    Many health problems can start in your cat's mouth. Mouth infections can spread to vital organs such as the heart and liver,...

    Pantoea

    Overview Pantoea bacteria belong to a large group of organisms of the Enterobacteriaceae family, also called enteric bacilli. All...

    Medical Importance of Bacteria

    Bacteria are single-celled microorganisms that lack a nuclear membrane, are metabolically active, and divide by binary fission. Medically they are a major...

    Hypoglycemia

    What Is Hypoglycemia? Hypoglycemia is a sudden fall in the concentration of glucose in the blood below normal...

    Dental Care

    Many health problems can start in your cat's mouth. Mouth infections can spread to vital organs such as the heart and liver,...

    Animals

    Löwchen (Little Lion Dog, Petit Chien Lion)

    History & Overview The origins of Lowchen date back to the 13th century when the breed was a...

    Broholmer (Danish Broholmer)

    History & Overview As a type this breed has been known since the Middle Ages, when it was...

    Clark’s Clownfish

    Appearance The clownfish is a perennial favorite. The name derives from the brightness of their coloring, with bands...

    Old English Sheepdog (Bobtail)

    Overview The Old English Sheepdog, also known affectionately as Bobtail, is probably the most huggable breed in the...

    Cyprinid

    Overview Fish within the Cyprinidae family make excellent aquarium subjects for three main reasons. First, there are over...
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    Blueberry

    Overview Blueberries lack abundant root hairs and have shallow, underdeveloped roots concentrated in the top 14 inches of...

    Dilated Cardiomyopathy

    What Is Cardiomyopathy? Canine cardiomyopathy is a diverse group of heart disorders. Dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) is one of...

    First Aid In Cats

    A cat that is frightened or in pain is generally is very uncooperative and must be approached and handled carefully. The cat...

    Ferret Distemper

    Overview It is estimated that over 8 million pet ferrets live in the United States. They are said...

    Red Handfish

    Appearance The Red handfish (Thymichthys politus) are small, slow moving benthic fish that grow to at least 136...

    Sokoke

    Overview The first natural, free-roaming Sokoke cats were discovered in eastern Kenya near the Arabuko Sokoke Forest in...

    Amphibians

    What Are Amphibians? Amphibians are small vertebrate animals that have four legs and glandular skin that lacks feather,...

    Animals

    Lapponian Herder (Lapinporokoira)

    History & Overview The Lapinporokoira (Lapland Reindeer Dog) originated in Finland around 1600s and was first used for herding reindeer. This alert, responsive dog was kept primarily as a working breed for many years. In the 1960s a standard was at last created for the Lapinporokoira by the...

    Sarplaninac

    History & Overview The Sarplaninac (pronounced as shar-pla-NEE-natz) is an ancient dog still widely used in the mountains to protect flocks against predators. The breed is named for the Sarplanina Mountains in what is now South Western Macedonia and Eastern Albania and is sometimes called the Greek shepherd...

    Sloughi

    History & Overview The Sloughi or Arabian Greyhound dates back perhaps 7000 to 8000 B.C. This breed comes from Asia where it was often presented as a tribute to the Pharaohs of Nubia. He is believed to be the world's oldest breed and the ancestor to many sighthounds,...

    Kishu

    History & Overview The Kishu is a medium-sized hunting dog from Japan used to hunt wild boar, deer, and rabbits. The breed takes its name after the southern part of the Kii Peninsula. According to local myths, the first dog of the area was obtained by a hunter...

    Little Blue Heron

    Overview The Little Blue Heron (Egretta caerulea, or Florida caerulea) is a medium-sized, long-necked wading bird of the Order Ciconiiformes (herons and storks). Both sexes are similar in appearance, with deep blue-gray plumage, dull green legs, and a black-tipped bill. Head coloration can become chestnut brown...
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    Diseases

    Heart Valve Diseases

    What Are Heart Valve Diseases? Problems associated with the heart valves constitute the...

    Pacheco’s Disease

    What Is Pacheco's Disease? This is a disease that aviculturists should fear. It...

    Hepatitis E virus

    Overview Hepatitis E virus (HEV) is a major cause of acute hepatitis in...