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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

    Wandering Albatross

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

    Lancashire Heeler

    History & Overview The Lancashire Heeler is the world smallest pastoral breed. It is supposed by many that...

    Clownfish (Anemonefish)

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

    Belgian Sheepdog (Tervuren)

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

    English Setter

    History & Overview The English Setter is one of the oldest breeds of gundogs that were used as...
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    Grooming Perennials

    Some gardens look better than others even when their gardeners are growing the same plants. If plant selection and cultural conditions are...

    Common morning-glory

    Overview The Common morning-glory (Ipomoea purpurea) is a twining annual with dark purple flowers that fade to almost...

    Burmilla

    History & Overview This breed began in England in 1980s through the accidental mating of a lilac Burmese...

    Cimarrón Uruguayo (Perro Cimarrón Uruguayo)

    History & Overview The Perro Cimarron is the National Dog of Uruguay that has become very popular there....

    Chesapeake Bay Retriever

    History & Overview This retriever owes his name to the large inlet on the Atlantic coast of the...

    First Aid

    First Aid for Birds Accidents can be fatal, but more often than not, they are treatable. They most...

    Ocicat

    History & Overview The first Ocicat appeared in the United States in 1964 during experiments to create Abyssinian-pointed...

    Animals

    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...

    Chihuahua

    Overview The Chihuahua is the world's smallest dog breed, and its history is shrouded in mystery. Some believe that it originated in Asia, others that it came from Europe. But no matter where the breed got its start, it really is a dog of Mexico. This, coupled with...

    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....

    Bloodhound

    History & Overview This ancient breed takes its name not from the blood of its victims, but from its own. The name Bloodhound means a dog of the royal blood, a pedigree hound. In its native Ardennes, in Belgium, and also in France, it retains the name of...

    Boston Terrier

    Overview The Boston Terrier is a lively, highly intelligent, smooth coated, well-balanced dog. It had been created by crossing an English Bulldog with an English White Terrier. This lovable, cute, compact little fellow has become famous as "Badger" in MasterCard commercials. Appearance
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    Dermatophytosis (Ringworm)

    What Is Dermatophytosis? Dermatophytosis is a superficial fungal infection caused by fungi that...

    Uremia in Birds

    What Is Uremia? Uremia is an abnormal accumulation of urea and other metabolic...

    Cryptorchidism

    What Is Cryptorchidism? Cryptorchidism occurs when one or both testicles do not descend...