More

    Latest Posts

    Categories

    Gram-positive Bacteria

    Gram-positive bacteria are bacteria that give a positive result in the Gram stain test. Gram-positive bacteria take up the crystal violet stain...

    Proteus

    Proteus is a group of rod-shaped pathogenic bacteria, family Enterobacteriaceae, which cause urinary tract infections, meningitis in newborns and infants, wound infections, rheumatoid arthritis,...

    Diseases of the Bronchi, Chest, and Lungs

    Acute Tracheobronchitis Common diseases of the bronchi include canine infectious tracheobronchitis (kennel cough), allergic bronchitis, canine chronic bronchitis,...

    Klebsiella

    Klebsiella organisms were named for Edwin Klebs, the noted German bacteriologist. Klebsiella species are Gram-negative, non-motile bacilli that belong to the family of Enterobacteriaceae. The genus Klebsiella includes...

    Gram-positive Bacteria

    Gram-positive bacteria are bacteria that give a positive result in the Gram stain test. Gram-positive bacteria take up the crystal violet stain...

    Proteus

    Proteus is a group of rod-shaped pathogenic bacteria, family Enterobacteriaceae, which cause urinary tract infections, meningitis in newborns and infants, wound infections, rheumatoid arthritis,...

    Diseases of the Bronchi, Chest, and Lungs

    Acute Tracheobronchitis Common diseases of the bronchi include canine infectious tracheobronchitis (kennel cough), allergic bronchitis, canine chronic bronchitis,...

    Klebsiella

    Klebsiella organisms were named for Edwin Klebs, the noted German bacteriologist. Klebsiella species are Gram-negative, non-motile bacilli that belong to the family of Enterobacteriaceae. The genus Klebsiella includes...

    Animals

    Schiller Hound

    History & Overview The Schiller Hound, known in his native Sweden as Schillerstövare, is a medium-sized hound which...

    Northern Pygmy-Owl

    Appearance The Northern Pygmy-Owl (Glaucidium gnoma) is tiny indeed no bigger than a good-sized-sparrow. It has two distinctive...

    Red-Shouldered Hawk

    Overview The Red-Shouldered Hawk (Buteo lineatus) is a large, long-winged hawk with rust-barred underparts, reddish shoulders, a narrowly...

    Thai Cat (Traditional Siamese)

    Overview The Thai cat is another name for Traditional Siamese or Apple Heads or Opals. The Traditional Siamese...

    Burmese

    History & Overview Breeding of Burmese cats began in the 1930s by a US doctor. Through careful breeding,...
    Readers' Favourites

    Trending Topics

    Nodular Dermatofibrosis

    What Is A Nodular Dermatofibrosis? Nodular dermatofibrosis is a noncancerous skin disease associated with internal malignancy and recognized...

    Mouse-Ear Chickweed

    Overview The Mouse-Ear Chickweed (Cerastium fontanum) is a low-mounding subalpine plants bear small, white-woolly leaves and clusters of...

    Bird Records

    Extreme Facts About Birds Largest recorded nesting bird colony: 136 million passenger pigeons nesting in an area in Wisconsin...

    Jack Dempsey

    Jack Dempsey (Rocio octofasciata) is a popular species of cichlids named after an American heavyweight boxing champion of the 1920s who was renowned for...

    Siamese

    History & Overview Of all the cats that you might select from, the Siamese is what one would...

    Discus

    Overview The Discus (Symphysodon discus) belongs to the Cichlids, an important group of relatively large and often colorful...

    Polish Greyhound (Chart Polski)

    History & Overview The Polish Greyhound is a large short-haired sighthound. It is believed to be related to...

    Animals

    French Spaniel (Épagneul Français)

    History The French Spaniel, or Epagneul Français, is a medium-sized, elegant and muscled dog. An ancient breed, it is believed to be the ancestor of many spaniel breeds. Roles Gentle, calm and docile, this honest and enthusiastic hunter is an outstanding...

    Azawakh (Tuareg Sloughi/ Azawakh Hound)

    History & Overview Azawakh, also known as Tuareg Sloughi and Azawakh hound, is an African sighthound of the afro-asian type which appeared in Europe towards 1970 and came from the Nigerian middle basin, among others from the valley of the Azawkh. For hundreds of years, he has been...

    Great Crested Flycatcher

    Overview The Great Crested Flycatcher (Myiarchus crinitus) announces its presence with a loud, clear wheep or rolling crrreep. It always nests in a cavity - an abandoned woodpecker hole, a hollow tree, or a nest box. If the hole is too deep, the birds will fill it up from the bottom...

    Irish Red and White Setter

    History & Overview There are two breeds of Irish Setters, the Irish Red Setter and the Irish Red And White Setter. It is believed that the Red and White Setter is the older of the two and is bred primarily for the field. By the end of the...

    Scarlet Tanager

    Overview The Scarlet Tanager (Piranga olivacea) is a common and conspicuous species in the oak woods. These birds generally nest in oaks near an opening in the tree canopy. They are frequently victimized by cowbirds. Scarlet Tanagers devour many destructive caterpillars and wood-boring beetles, most often but not...
    Animal

    Diseases

    Diseases Affecting Amazon Parrots

    Here are some of the most common ailments of Amazon parrots. Remember that when a bird is...

    Sebaceous Adenitis

    What Is Sebaceous Adenitis? Sebaceous adenitis is an inflammatory disease directed against the...

    Canine Congenital Nystagmus

    What Is Nystagmus? Nystagmus is an involuntary movement of the eyes associated with...