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    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...

    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,...

    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...

    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,...

    Animals

    Ardennes Cattle Dog (Bouvier des Ardennes)

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

    Norwegian Lundehund

    History & Overview The Norwegian Lundehund, or Norwegian Puffin Dog, originated in Norway around 5,000 years ago where...

    Tufted Titmouse

    Overview Long regarded as a southern species, the Tufted Titmouse (Baeolophus bicolor) has been spreading northward in recent years. Now,...

    Weimaraner

    History & Overview The Weimaraner was created during the 1800s by nobles of the German royal court at...

    Carolina Wren

    Overview The loud ringing call of the Carolina Wren (Thryothorus ludovicianus) is one of the commonest sounds of...
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    White Jasmine

    Overview This is a large genus of mainly twining climbers, most with fragrant white, pink or yellow flowers....

    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,...

    Inappropriate Elimination

    Nothing is more frustrating or inexplicable to the owner than when a perfectly litter-trained rabbit suddenly begins to eliminate outside his litter...

    Nodular Dermatofibrosis

    What Is A Nodular Dermatofibrosis? Nodular dermatofibrosis is a noncancerous skin disease associated with internal malignancy and recognized...

    Maine Coon

    History & Overview Many myths surrounding the Maine coon cat, especially regarding its origins. However, there are some...

    Auvergne Pointer (Braque d’Auvergne)

    History & Overview The Auvergne pointer is a very ancient breed, present in the Cantal region for more...

    Kuvasz

    Overview The Kuvasz is the best known of the Hungarian dogs. His name, however, is not Hungarian, but...

    Animals

    Icelandic Sheepdog

    History & Overview The Icelandic Sheepdog, or Iceland Dog, is Iceland's only native dog which is descended from the Nordic Spitz dogs. In his native Iceland, it is known as Fjarhundur and Islenskur Fjárhundur. These dogs were brought to Iceland over twelve centuries ago. By 1935, disease reduced...

    Tibetan Mastiff (Do Khyi)

    History & Overview The Tibetan Mastiff, also known as Do Khyi, is one of the world's most ancient breeds. It has been used by Tibetans a guard dog for centuries. Its primary role is to guard the home, but some are also used as village guardians and occasionally...

    Winter Wren

    Overview The song of the Winter Wren (Troglodytes hiemalis) is clear, rapid, and very high in pitch, often with notes beyond the range of human ears. The wren sings along at 16 notes a second, stringing beautiful, tinkling passages into long pieces. It sings over the sound of...

    Caucasian Shepherd Dog (Caucasian Ovcharka)

    History & Overview The Caucasian Ovcharka, also known as Caucasian Mountain Dog, Tatar Shepherd Dog, Nagazi (in the Georgian Republic), Gampr (in Armenia) and Caucasian Shepherd Dog, is a powerful animal with an imposing presence standing 25-32 inches at the withers and weighing up to 150 pounds. It...

    Greenland Dog

    Overview The Greenland Dog, rarely seen outside Greenland, is a very strong polar spitz, built for endurance and strenuous work of pulling sleds and hunting seal and polar bear. The Inuit peoples valued this dog for its energy, mental strength and boldness. One dog can pull a weight...
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    Diseases

    Canine Chondrosarcoma

    What Is Chondrosarcoma? Chondrosarcoma is a malignant tumor that is characterized by the...

    Hypothyroidism

    Hypothyroidism & Its Causes Deficiency of thyroid gland activity, with underproduction of thyroxine, or...

    Portosystemic Shunt

    What Is Portosystemic Shunt? Portosystemic Shunt (PSS) is an inherited or acquired condition...