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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

    Savannah

    Overview The Savannah Cat is a domestic pedigree feline and is recognised by The International Cat Association (TICA)....

    Western Tanager

    Appearance The male Western Tanager (Piranga ludoviciana) is bright yellow, with a red head and black on the...

    English Toy Terrier (Toy Manchester Terrier)

    History & Overview The English Toy Terrier, also known as Toy Manchester Terrier and Toy Black and Tan,...

    Polish Hound (Ogar Polski)

    History & Overview The Polish Hound, known in his native Poland as Ogar Polski, is a medium-sized working...

    Barred Owl (Strix varia)

    In the daytime, an owl sitting inconspicuously in a tree is frequently mobbed by a noisy flock of scolding small birds, a...
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    Wandering Albatross

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

    Bracco Italiano

    History & Overview The Bracco Italiano is one of only two native Italian gundog breeds, both of which...

    German Longhaired Pointer

    History & Overview There are three kinds of German pointers: the German Shorthaired Pointer, the German Longhaired Pointer...

    Löwchen (Little Lion Dog, Petit Chien Lion)

    History & Overview The origins of Lowchen date back to the 13th century when the breed was a...

    Heart Valve Diseases

    What Are Heart Valve Diseases? Problems associated with the heart valves constitute the most common form of heart...

    Akita

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

    Great Blue Heron

    Overview The Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) is a wary and powerful bird that spears fish or catches...

    Animals

    Brown Thrasher

    Overview The big, foxy red Brown Thrasher (Toxostoma rufum) is the official bird of the state of Georgia. Sometimes it forages boldly on open lawns; more often it scoots into dense cover at any disturbance. Brown thrashers may be confused with thrushes but are larger, have longer tails,...

    Rufous-sided Towhee

    Overview The Rufous-sided Towhee (Pipilo erythrophthalmus) is a spectacular large, long-tailed, red-eyed sparrow is known as Red-Eyed Towhee, Joree, Ground Robin, Chewink, Bullfinch, and Rufous-sided towhee. Very active and curious, the Towhee has a loud, ringing, distinctive call sounding like "drink teeeee," with "teeeee" being higher than "drink."

    Anglo-Français de Petite Vénerie (Medium-Sized Anglo-French Hound)

    Overview The Medium-Sized Anglo-French Hound, sometimes called Small French-English Hound, or Anglo-Français de Petite Vénerie, as it is known in its native France, is the result of planned breeding by crossing Poitevin, Porcelaine, Beagle and Beagle Harrier and is the smallest of the French hounds. This is a...

    Burmese

    History & Overview Breeding of Burmese cats began in the 1930s by a US doctor. Through careful breeding, this sleek, attractive cat developed into the Burmese cat that we recognize today. The Burmese cat boasts a coat that is both short and silky. These cats are incredibly active,...

    Cairn Terrier

    History & Overview The Cairn Terrier is one of the oldest of the British terriers, originating on the Isle of Skye. He has always been and still is a great favourite with the Scottish lairds who use him to rout foxes, badgers, vermin, and otters. The smallest of...
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    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.

    Renal Dysplasia

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

    Ear Margin Dermatosis

    What Is Ear Margin Dermatosis? Ear margin dermatosis is a common seborrheic disorder...