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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

    Belgian Sheepdog (Tervuren)

    Overview There are four varieties of Belgian Shepherds: GroenendaelTervurenMalinoisLaekenois which are distinguished...

    Whippet

    History & Overview The Whippet originated in Great Britain in the 19th century as a cross between terriers,...

    Great Pyrenees (Pyrenean Mountain Dog)

    History & Overview The Great Pyrenees is a large, strong dog of majestic beauty, incredible intelligence, unique character...

    Atlas Mountain Dog (Aidi)

    History & Overview The Atlas Mountain Dog, also known as Aidi, Chien de l’Atlas, Atlas Mountain Dog, Aïdi,...

    Estrela Mountain Dog

    History The Estrela Mountain Dog is considered to be one of the oldest breeds of the Iberian Peninsula...
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    Indian Purple Frog

    Distribution & Habitat The Indian purple frog (Nasikabatrachus sahyadrensis) is a unique burrowing frog that spends most of...

    Scent Theory: Terrain

    Overview Before you can train a dog to find people, you must understand what scent we speculate dogs are responding...

    Prolapsed Gland of the Third Eyelid (Cherry Eye)

    What Is A Third Eyelid Gland Prolapse? Prolapse of the gland of the third eyelid, sometimes called "cherry...

    Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

    History & Overview The Cavalier King Charles is a happy, active and fearless dog, very loyal to his...

    Norrbottenspets (Norrbottenspitz)

    History & Overview The Norrbottenspitz (Norrbottenspets) takes his name after the Norrbotten county in northern Sweden, which is...

    Canaan

    History & Overview The Canaan dog is the official dog breed of Israel. It was originally bred to...

    Parrots

    Overview Parrots are tropical and semitropical birds which belong to the Psittacidae bird family. This huge family is...

    Animals

    Field Spaniel

    History & Overview A unique and intelligent sporting dog, the Field Spaniel was developed in the middle of the 19th century from Sussex Spaniel, English Cocker Spaniel and English Springer Spaniel. The emergence of the breed is attributed to the desire of some dog fanciers to create a...

    Frisian Water Dog (Wetterhoun)

    History & Overview The Frisian water dog is a strong, sturdy breed with a great stamina that has been used for hundreds of years to hunt otter. Originally called Wetterhoun, the dog was used by Frisians who lived and preserved a unique culture on the Frisian Islands in...

    House Wren

    Overview House Wrens (Troglodytes aedon) are aggressive and adaptable nestlers. They will build their nests in just about any container left out in the open: flowerpot, empty tin can, a pocket of an old coat, as well as tree holes and nest boxes. They often...

    Labyrinth Fish

    labyrinth organ A feature of the whole group of Labyrinth Fish is the extra breathing accessory - the labyrinth organ - which is located in the head just behind the gills. This organ consists of a mass of convoluted tissue into which moist air, gulped at the surface,...

    Wrasses

    Overview Wrasses are found worldwide in shallow waters and vary greatly in size. They are invertebrate eaters and forage around coral rubble for food, darting in and out of caves. This is a very interesting fish family because of many things: fish in this family often change sex,...
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    Pacheco’s Disease

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

    Aortic Valve Stenosis

    What Is Aortic Valve Stenosis? Aortic valve stenosis is a pathological constriction that...

    Epilepsy

    Overview Seizures are common in dogs and can be caused by non-epileptic conditions...