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    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...

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    White-crowned Sparrow

    Overview The trim, elegant White-crowned Sparrow (Zonotrichia leucophrys) breeds in brushy, open terrain, whether in the sub-Arctic, in...

    Clownfish (Anemonefish)

    The Anemonefish (family Pomacentridae) are also known as "clownfish" because of their characteristic waddling action. They have intimate contact with sea anemones...

    Cedar Waxwing

    Overview Only two species are in this family, the Cedar waxwing (Bombycilla cedrorum) and the Bohemian waxwing (Bombycilla...

    Surgeonfish

    Surgeonfish The Surgeonfish are tropical marine fishes found on coral reefs, along with the butterflyfish. Fish in this...

    Ragdoll

    History & Overview The name aptly describes this docile cat's most renowned characteristic - its propensity to lie...
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    Marine Aquarium Considerations

    The succes of keeping a marine species native to tropical seacoasts and reefs is a relatively recent development and is measured not...

    Brittany Spaniel

    History & Overview The Brittany, native to and very popular in France where it is called Epagneul Breton,...

    Kai Ken ( 甲斐犬/ Tora Inu/ Tiger Dog)

    Overview The Kai Dog, also known as Kai Tora-ken, originated from medium-sized dogs that existed in Japan since...

    Moorish Idol

    Overview The Moorish Idol (Zanclus cornutus) is frequently seen in small schools on Pacific and Indian Ocean coral...

    Litter Box Training

    Overview Probably no single factor contributes more to the owner's happiness than a rabbit that is trained to...

    Copper Associated Hepatitis

    What Is Copper Associated Hepatitis? Copper is an essential trace element required by all living organisms. Even a...

    Pumi

    History & Overview The names Puli and Pumi were used interchangeably for a long time. The Pumi has...

    Animals

    Moorish Idol

    Overview The Moorish Idol (Zanclus cornutus) is frequently seen in small schools on Pacific and Indian Ocean coral reefs. This species is closely related to surgeonfish. They are often confused with the butterflyfish and bannerfish. In their natural habitat, they feed on small invertebrates and algae....

    Jämthund (Swedish Elkhound)

    History & Overview The Swedish Elkhound, known in his native country as Jämthund, is an ancient Nordic hunting dog similar to the smaller Norwegian Elkhound. It was cherished by the Vikings and appeared in many of the Viking sagas. This courageous and energetic breed has been used for...

    German Spitz

    History & Overview A rare breed in America, the German Spitz, is one of Europe’s most beloved companion breeds whose popularity in the States has been eclipsed by three spinoffs: PomeranianKeeshondAmerican Eskimo Dog Like those three smiling descendants, the German Spitz is...

    Maine Coon

    History & Overview Many myths surrounding the Maine coon cat, especially regarding its origins. However, there are some things about the ancestors of Maine coon that are known to be true. In fact, cats came aboard ships even before permanent settlements were established. Cats were...

    Jack Russell Terrier

    History & Overview The Jack Russell Terrier, the tenacious and aggressive fox hunter, was created by John Russell, a fox-hunting enthusiast from Devonshire in England. He developed a strain of Fox Terriers to suit his needs for a dog to run with his foxhounds and go to ground...
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    Diseases

    Osteochondrosis Dissecans

    What Is Osteochondrosis Dissecans? Osteochondrosis Dissecans(OCD) is a disease characterized by abnormal development...

    Tracheal Collapse

    What Is A Tracheal Collapse? The trachea is a tube or system of...

    Retinal dysplasia

    What Is Retinal Dysplasia? Retinal dysplasia is an abnormal development of the retina,...