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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...

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    American Redstart

    The American Redstart (Setophaga ruticilla), one of the most abundant birds in North America, is a member of the warbler family. It...

    Budgerigars (Melopsittacus undulatus)

    It is difficult to think of Budgerigars as anything other than cage or aviary birds, but they are both larger and more...

    Cymric Cat

    History & Overview The Cymric is simply the long-haired version of the Manx. The name is pronounced kim-rick. It is...

    Ardennes Cattle Dog (Bouvier des Ardennes)

    Overview The Ardennes Cattle Dog, also known as Bouvier des Ardennes, was called the cowdog in the Belgian...

    German Shorthaired Pointer

    History It is commonly believed that the German Shorthaired Pointer was created by crossing the old Spanish Pointer...
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    Hermit Thrush

    Overview The song of Hermit Thrush (Catharus guttatus) is an extraordinary sequence of phrases on varying pitches. Each...

    Malignant Histiocytosis

    What Is Malignant Histiocytosis? Histiocytosis is a general name for a group of syndromes. These syndromes all include...

    Chinese High-fin Banded Shark

    Overview The Chinese Sucker (Myxocyprinus asiaticus), also called Chinese High-fin Banded Shark, is the only non-North American sucker...

    Aconitum

    Overview The Aconitum, also known as the Aconite, Wolf's-bane and Monkshood are poisonous plants with tall, spiky flower...

    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...

    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...

    Cyprinid

    Overview Fish within the Cyprinidae family make excellent aquarium subjects for three main reasons. First, there are over...

    Animals

    Double-crested Cormorant

    Overview Of the 36 Cormorant species worldwide, 6 reside in North America, most along the seacoast. The Double-crested Cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus) is a goose-sized bird with a long neck and hooked bill. The adults are black and have a greenish sheen with bare orange skin on the face...

    Black-capped Chickadee

    Overview The Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus) often joins foraging flocks of other species and feeds on insect eggs, and seeds from conifers and bayberry trees. It is a common and familiar garden and feeder bird. This species is mostly gray with black cap and throat...

    American Kestrel (Falco sparverius)

    Overview America's smallest falcon, the kestrel is also the most familiar and widespread in North America. In the open country, it is commonly seen perched on roadside wires or hovering low over a field or rapidly beating wings, waiting to pounce on a grasshopper. Kestrels nest in cavities...

    Collie (Rough Collie)

    History & Overview Collie is a general name for certain breeds of herding dog originating primarily in the border area between Scotland and northern England. There are two varieties of Collies: Rough and Smooth. Both varieties have the same characteristics. In Smooth Collies the coat is short and...

    Pyrenean Shepherd

    History & Overview The Pyrenean Shepherd is the smallest of the herding breeds of dogs. It only became known outside its native land (the Basque country lying between Spain and France), in the 20th century. The ancient occupation of raising sheep has always depended on two breeds: the...
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    Diseases

    Nasal Discharge

    Common Causes The most common cause of nasal discharge and sneezing in rabbits...

    Aortic Valve Stenosis

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

    Dogs In A Park: Potential Risks

    Urban parks are a common destination for owners and their dogs. Parks encourage a broad scope of...