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    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    Animals

    Yellow-bellied Sapsucker

    Appearance A furtive woodpecker mottled with off-white and black; male has a red crown and throat; the female...

    Wandering Albatross

    Overview The name albatross is derived from the word alcatraz, used by Portuguese sailors to describe all large sea...

    Saluki

    History & Overview The Saluki is a hunting and coursing hound. Its appearance gives an impression of grace...

    Osprey

    Overview The Osprey (Pandion haliaetus), or Fish Hawk, sights its prey while hovering, then plunges feet first into...

    Tonkinese

    History & Overview The Tonkinese breed was started by a Canadian breeder by crossing a sable Burmese with a seal...
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    Singapura Cat

    History & Overview This rare breed hails from Singapore, the tiny prosperous island republic and port city located...

    Rainbowfish

    Overview The Rainbowfish are a group of small (3 - 15 cm in length) freshwater species common in...

    Gerbils

    As of now, there are 81 known species of gerbils which are found in the desert areas throughout Africa, parts of Europe,...

    Great Horned Owl

    Overview The Great Horned Owl (Bubo virginianus), also known as the "Flying Tiger," found virtually throughout the Americas,...

    Hokkaido (Ainu Inu)

    History & Overview The Hokkaido, also known as Ainu Inu and Hokkaido Ken, is a medium-sized Asian spitz....

    Scotch Broom

    Overview The Scotch Broom (Cytisus scoparius) is not used as often as it should be. The shrub is...

    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...

    Animals

    Redtail Catfish

    Overview Redtail Catfish (Phractocephalus hemioliopterus), known as pirarara in Brazil, is a species of long-whiskered catfishes (Pimelodidae). Although in the wild this coloful omnivorous species can reach 1.3 meters in length it is still popular with aquarists and enjoys a dedicated following, partly because this intelligent fish soon...

    Black-backed Woodpecker

    The Black-backed Woodpecker (Picoides arcticus) and the Three-toed Woodpecker are the most northerly of the family. Both are rather tame. The Black-backed, found only in North America, is the more southerly of the two. It is also somewhat numerous, but these birds are not generally common. Diet

    Foxface Rabbitfish

    Overview The Foxface Rabbitfish is sometimes called the badgerfish because of its highly contrasting facial markings. This species is an algae eater, but it will also accept a variety of foods as long as a vegetable component is offered. The Foxface rabbitfish also feeds on soft and hard...

    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 the ancient times. They are rarely seen outside Japan. Roles These dogs are used mainly for hunting wild boar and deer and are...

    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,...
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    Diseases of the Bronchi, Chest, and Lungs

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

    Renal Dysplasia

    What Is Renal Dysplasia? Renal Dysplasia belongs to the group of common familial...

    Bacterial & Skin Diseases

    It is believed that 99% of health problems in rabbits would not occur with proper management, which includes good sanitation, feeding high-quality feed, taking time daily to clean and fill water and feed bowls, providing adequate room, cleaning sitting boards, cleaning ears and checking teeth and continually providing protection from cold, heat, wind and rain. Sanitation plays a major role in the health of your rabbit and cannot be overemphasized. Failure to adhere to good sanitation practices will inevitably result in the development of bacterial and fungal diseases.