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Immunodeficiency diseases in cats (FIV)

Immunodeficiency disease in cats (FIV), also known as HIV disease in cats, is caused by a virus belonging to the retrovirus family. Immunodeficiency in cats (FIV) is common worldwide and its rates vary between geographic areas. Across the United States and Canada, antibody rates (FIV) range from about 4% to 24%. With a team of… Read More »

Prevention of small liver fluke in dogs

Prevention of small liver fluke in dogs is necessary. Dogs can not only get sick but people can get sick. Referring to diseases related to eating habits, liver fluke is one of the leading groups. Do you know effective prevention? If you have not found an effective solution, the following article is for you. Preventing… Read More »

How Many Times a Day Do You Feed a Gerbil?

When you have your favorite pet, you know that you need to take total care of your pet. You need to keep in mind each and every detail of what your pet needs. Feeding, of course, is one of the most important aspects that you should focus more on. You need to also know how… Read More »

What Is the Best Chinchilla Cage?

Chinchillas are known for their massive ears, adorable look and big eyes. Many people have a chinchilla as their favourite pet at their home. They are happy to spend their leisure time with this pet and enhance their routine activities to make their pet comfortable in all aspects. Individuals who have recently bought a cute… Read More »

DIARRHEA DUE TO CLOSTRIDIUM PERFRINGENS IN DOGS

The gastrointestinal tract in dogs has numerous normal bacteria that provide assistance with the digestion of food. In some cases the bacterium Clostridium perfringens multiplies and can cause acute (short term) or chronic (long term) diarrhea. The ingestion of uncooked meats, marine debris, and decaying vegetation may be the cause. Often this bacterium is introduced at dog… Read More »

DOG ACNE

Acne is seen during the “teenage” months of your dog (four months to approximately one year of age) and is often self limiting. Acne is caused by the inflammation of the hair follicle and may be observed as dark bumps on the nose and chin. Treatment is simple and offers relief for this itchy disease.… Read More »

BUILDING BONDS WITH RESCUED DOGS AND CATS

Adopting a rescued animal that has survived abuse whether it was physical abuse or neglect can be a heart-wrenching difficult task that will require a great deal of patience and support from the animal’s new owner. The good news is given time and patience you will most likely create a very special lasting bond with… Read More »

BACTERIAL INFECTIONS IN BIRDS

This article discusses common bacterial infections found in birds. Hypovitaminosis A in Birds This article discusses the clinical signs, diagnosis and treatment of hypovitaminosis A in birds. Egg Binding in Birds This article discusses egg binding in pet birds.

HAIRBALLS IN RABBITS

Hairballs (Trichobezoars) are a common rabbit problem. The presence of hairballs is linked to inadequate dietary roughage, grooming during shedding, hormonal influences causing fur-barbering and… Gastrointestinal Disease in Rabbits Gastrointestinal diseases in rabbits are more commonly referred to as enteritis and diarrhea. The occurence of enteritis and/or diarrhea can be directly related to diets high… Read More »

HEARTWORM IN HORSES

Heartworms are transferred by mosquitoes and are found throughout the United States. Although, dogs are the most common host for the heartworm parasite. Heartworms can be transferred to other species… Lyme Disease in Horses Lyme Disease or Borreliosis is the most common tick transmitted disease in the world. The tick that carries the bacteria Borrelia… Read More »