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Potassium Bromide for Dogs Vs. Phenobarbital
Veterinary Medicine

Potassium Bromide for Dogs Vs. Phenobarbital

Among the various maladies affecting dogs, seizures are perhaps one of the most scary conditions for dog owners to witness. Fortunately, there are several effective anti-seizure medications for dogs, with two of the most commonly used being phenobarbital (PB) and potassium bromide (KBr).......[Read More]
Signs & Symptoms of Mange in Dogs
Veterinary Medicine

Signs & Symptoms of Mange in Dogs

Mange is an affliction of the skin caused by mites, a microscopic parasite. Any species of mite allowed to flourish can produce infections that vary in severity. If your dog evidences symptoms, bring it promptly to a veterinarian for treatment.......[Read More]
Hyperpigmentation on a Dog's Belly
Veterinary Medicine

Hyperpigmentation on a Dog's Belly

Hyperpigmentation is a condition in which the skin color has become darker than normal. In dogs, various changes in skin color or fur color around the abdominal area can be a normal occurrence. Unfortunately, some causes of hyperpigmentation can indicate a serious health issue, such as canine hypert......[Read More]
Signs of Lymphoma in Dogs
Veterinary Medicine

Signs of Lymphoma in Dogs

Canine lymphoma, or lymphosarcoma, is the most commonly occurring form of canine cancer. The disease is characterized by the development of malignant tumors in a dog's organs, primarily the lymph nodes, liver and spleen, but lymphoma can also develop in the digestive tract, eyes and skin. It occurs......[Read More]
Tutorial on How to Sew a Saddle Bag
Horses

Tutorial on How to Sew a Saddle Bag

Saddle bags are shaped pouches designed to sit either in front of or behind the saddle. They are typically made from leather, canvas or heavy duty nylon. You can make your own saddlebag or repair an existing one. How you sew it depends on the material you are using. Sew leather by hand unless it is ......[Read More]
Horse Equipment Has Changed With The Role Of The Horse
Horses

Horse Equipment Has Changed With The Role Of The Horse

Is a trail ride in your future? If you're going to be a rider, you should know what equipment is necessary for a horse, including saddles, pads, tack, horse trailers, blankets, gloves, chaps, helmets, horse fly masks and the like. Horses have been a part of human history from its beginning. As ......[Read More]
Neurological Horse Diseases
Horses

Neurological Horse Diseases

Horses are subject to neurological disorders just like any other animal. These diseases are typically caused by viruses or parasites called protozoa. Neurological diseases present many similar symptoms in horses, so testing is often required to properly diagnose and treat these ailments.......[Read More]
How do I Get the Right Size Girth for a Wintec VSD?
Horses

How do I Get the Right Size Girth for a Wintec VSD?

Synthetic saddles like the Wintec VSD are becoming more popular, both in the schooling arena and on the trail. Synthetic saddles in general, and Wintec saddles in particular, have a number of important advantages for horse owners, including light weight, durability, and the ability to clean the sadd......[Read More]
DPI & Equine Influenza
Horses

DPI & Equine Influenza

Equine influenza (EI) is a highly contagious disease of horses that can have significant impact on horse-related industries. The New South Wales Department of Primary Industries (DPI) took drastic measures to curb the spread of the disease after a 2007 outbreak in Australia.......[Read More]
Travelling With Your Cats
Pets Cats

Travelling With Your Cats

Travelling is so much fun with your friends and families and even more fun if you could bring along with you your beloved pets like cats. Well, that would be possible with cat carriers and some cat toys for them to play while in the car.......[Read More]
Toxemia in Cats
Pets Cats

Toxemia in Cats

Because of their innately cautious natures, cats often don't show signs of disease until it is well advanced. Unfortunately, this trait can cause treatment and diagnostic problems when a localized infection or illness spreads and becomes too great for the animal's body to fight against. Called tox......[Read More]
7 Types of Human Food Cats Should Never, Ever Eat
Pets Cats

7 Types of Human Food Cats Should Never, Ever Eat

There are many human foods toxic to cats. Avoid feeding cats table scraps, but feed a nutritious cat food created for their specific needs.......[Read More]
Cat: One Of The Most Wanted Pets
Pets Cats

Cat: One Of The Most Wanted Pets

When it comes to pets, aside from dog being a "man's best friend", one of the most wanted pets in history are cats. Cats are really nice pet to have especially if they belong to a pure breed family. There are actually different breeds of cats similar with dogs. So, if you are planning......[Read More]
Diagnosis of Feline Diabetes
Pets Cats

Diagnosis of Feline Diabetes

Feline diabetes typically affects older, overweight cats. It is a serious disease requiring treatment to return the pet to good health. Since other diseases can mimic the symptoms of feline diabetes, a veterinarian will use a combination of diagnostic tools to properly identify the disease.......[Read More]
Types of Miniature Dachshund Puppies
Dogs

Types of Miniature Dachshund Puppies

Dachshunds are active, friendly dogs known for their keen sense of smell and acuity for hunting, both above and below ground. Dachshund is German for "badger dog." Dachshunds are one of the most popular dog breeds in America, according the American Kennel Club (AKC). The miniature dachshund is small......[Read More]
Setting Up a Tropical Fish Aquarium
Pets Fish

Setting Up a Tropical Fish Aquarium

A tropical fish aquarium is a fabulous furnishing for your home due to the tropical fishes attractive and colorful appearance. Tropical fish are beautiful pets that do not require nearly as much attention to care for as dogs and cats do.......[Read More]
Is Betta Water Conditioner Safe for Goldfish?
Pets Fish

Is Betta Water Conditioner Safe for Goldfish?

There are several different types of freshwater aquarium water conditioner promoted as being specifically for Bettas (or Siamese fighting fish). However, this water conditioner is also safe for goldfish, another freshwater species.......[Read More]
Goldfish - Keeping Your Goldfish Indoors
Pets Fish

Goldfish - Keeping Your Goldfish Indoors

Goldfish are one of the most popular breeds of pet fish for owners to keep indoors. They offer something most other pets don't...tranquility. Having an aquarium in your house can help to create a more serene atmosphere. ......[Read More]
Signs of Illness in Fish
Pets Fish

Signs of Illness in Fish

Illness in fish is not only dangerous to the fish (which can rapidly decline in health), but is also dangerous to the entire aquarium, including the other fish in the habitat. It's very important to keep an eye on your fish for any signs of illness so that they can be isolated from the rest of ......[Read More]