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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...

    Animals

    Scarlet Tanager

    Overview The Scarlet Tanager (Piranga olivacea) is a common and conspicuous species in the oak woods. These birds...

    Barbet

    History & Overview The Barbet is a medium-sized, sturdy, intelligent, independent dog. With approximately 300 dogs in the...

    Akita

    History & Overview Originally working dogs, Akitas were used singly or in pairs to hunt large game. In...

    Greater Sage Grouse

    Overview The Greater Sage Grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus), also known as cock of the plains, logcock, prairie cock, heath...

    Chesapeake Bay Retriever

    History & Overview This retriever owes his name to the large inlet on the Atlantic coast of the...
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    Russo-European Laika (Russko-Evropeiskaia Laika)

    History & Overview The Russian-European Laika, known in his native Russia as Russko-Evropeiskaia Laika, is a medium-size hunting...

    Serengeti

    Overview The Serengeti is a relatively new breed of domestic cat bred to mimic the African Serval. In...

    Black and Tan Coonhound

    History & Overview The Black and Tan Coonhound is probably descended from English Foxhounds, and Bloodhounds brought over...

    Curly-Coated Retriever

    History & Overview The Curly-Coated Retriever originated in the 19th century in England where he was first exhibited...

    House Training

    About two weeks should be given up to this important function. No one, however good they are with their dogs, can house-train...

    Cat Disease Signs

    There are several tell-tale signs that a cat is ill. An enlarged abdomen, for example, is often perceived as a weight gain....

    Serviceberry

    Overview Amelanchier laevis, sometimes confused with Amelanchier canadensis or Amelanchier lamarckii (of gardens), flowers in spring, white racemes...

    Animals

    Dachshund

    History & Overview The Dachshund comes in three varieties of coat: Smooth, Wirehaired and Longhaired and are bred in two sizes, standard and miniature. The Dachshund is also called Dackel, Teckel, the Normalgrosse Teckel, Dachslein or Smooth-haired Standard Dachshund, to distinguish it from the Miniature version.

    Staffordshire Bull Terrier

    History & Overview The Staffordshire Bull Terrier, also known as Staffy, is a smooth-coated, well-balanced dog. Muscular, active and agile, he is remarkably strong for his size. Other qualities that have contributed to the popularity of this breed include intelligence and affection toward members of his family, especially...

    Leonberger

    History & Overview Also known in the past as the Leonberg Dog, the breed is named after the south-western German town of Leonberg, where it was employed as a guard dog. In Holland and Belgium, it was also used as a drought and livestock guard dog. Noble and...

    Karst Shepherd (Istrian Sheepdog/ Krasky Ovcar)

    History & Overview The Istrian Sheepdog, also known as Karst Sheepdog and Krasky Ovcar, originated in former Yugoslavia around the 1600s and was first used for guarding flocks. Originating in Karst, in the north of the former Yugoslavia, this flock guardian is related to the Illyrian Sheepdog. Although...

    Bar-headed Goose

    The Bar-headed Goose (Anser indicus), previously known as Indian Goose, is a large goose with a striking black-and-white pattern on head and neck. The patterned head od adult distinguishes it from all other geese. Distribution & Habitats The species breeds in Central Asia, mainly in...
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    Diseases

    Goniodysplasia

    What Is Goniodysplasia? Goniodysplasia is a defect in fluid drainage in the eye...

    Protein-losing Nephropathy

    What Is Protein-losing Nephropathy? Protein-losing nephropathy refers to any kidney disease that results...

    Pelodera Dermatitis (Rhabditis Folliculitis)

    What Is Pelodera Dermatitis? Pelodera (syn.Rhabditis) dermatitis, also known as rhabditis folliculitis, is...