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    Hypoglycemia

    What Is Hypoglycemia? Hypoglycemia is a sudden fall in the concentration of glucose in the blood below normal...

    Dental Care

    Many health problems can start in your cat's mouth. Mouth infections can spread to vital organs such as the heart and liver,...

    Sarplaninac

    History & Overview The Sarplaninac (pronounced as shar-pla-NEE-natz) is an ancient dog still widely used in the mountains...

    Border Terrier

    Overview One of the rarest of the terriers, the Border Terrier goes back to the 17th century, when...

    Hypoglycemia

    What Is Hypoglycemia? Hypoglycemia is a sudden fall in the concentration of glucose in the blood below normal...

    Dental Care

    Many health problems can start in your cat's mouth. Mouth infections can spread to vital organs such as the heart and liver,...

    Sarplaninac

    History & Overview The Sarplaninac (pronounced as shar-pla-NEE-natz) is an ancient dog still widely used in the mountains...

    Border Terrier

    Overview One of the rarest of the terriers, the Border Terrier goes back to the 17th century, when...

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    Siamese

    History & Overview Of all the cats that you might select from, the Siamese is what one would...

    Yellow-collared lovebird

    Overview The Yellow-collared lovebird (Agapornis personata), also know as the Masked Lovebird are native to part of the...

    Burmilla

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

    American Wirehair

    Overview The American Wirehair is a spontaneous mutation of the American Shorthair. The only difference is the stiff,...

    Soft-Coated Wheaten Terrier

    History & Overview The Soft-Coated Wheaten Terrier has a long history in Ireland and is believed by many...
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    Diseases Spread By Cockroaches

    Introduction Cockroaches are persistent and troublesome pests of homes, restaurants, hospitals, warehouses, offices, and other structures with food...

    Gastric Dilation Volvulus (Bloat)

    What Is Gastric Dilation Volvulus? Bloating and twisting of a dog's stomach is a serious condition that veterinarians...

    Irish Red and White Setter

    History & Overview There are two breeds of Irish Setters, the Irish Red Setter and the Irish Red...

    Swedish Vallhund

    Overview The Swedish Vallhund originated in Sweden and was first used for herding cows and ratting. Although small...

    Chinchilla As A Pet

    Overview Chinchillas are not aggressive by nature. They will use their teeth only when handled, touched, or held...

    Cystic Renal Disease

    Causes Renal diseases described in ferrets include: Acquired Hydronephrosis (a condition that typically occurs when...

    Rocks and Coral For Marine Aquarium

    Naturally, you don't want a bare tank with just water and sand. Correctly placed pieces of rocks and coral will not only improve the appearance of your...

    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,...

    Rasbora

    Overview Rasboras are a companion group of slimmer Cyprinids which offer a little extra in the way of color to the silvery Danios, and although they can be speedy swimmers, they are usually a little more sedate in their movements around the aquarium. There are several deeper-bodied fish, and most of...

    Russian Blue

    Overview Russian Blue cats are easily identified by their plush, silvery-blue coats. It is thought, that these cats were once the chosen cats of Russian Royalty. These cats gained much popularity in the United States following World War II. Character The...

    Red-tailed Hawk

    Overview The distant, soaring buteo that holds its position in a stiff breeze as if "pinned to the sky" is a Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis). Plumage variations within this species are great. Some western birds, for example, are extremely dark; others are very pale. Red-tails...

    Basenji (Barkless Dog)

    History & Overview Basenjis are small, elegant-looking, short-haired dogs with erect ears and tightly curled tail. Some people equate their appearance to that of a miniature deer. Their forehead is wrinkled, especially when young. Eyes are typically almond-shaped, which gives the appearance of squinting with a serious look....
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    Reproductive Disorders (Male)

    Reproductive Disorders In Male Dogs Cryptorchidism means that neither testicle of the dog...

    Malignant Histiocytosis

    What Is Malignant Histiocytosis? Histiocytosis is a general name for a group of...

    Viral Diseases

    Two serious viral diseases which can affect rabbits are myxomatosis and viral hemorrhagic disease (VHD). Both are...