Miniature Dachshund's Legacy Inspires YourDogHealth.com to Help Other Canines
SHELBY TOWNSHIP, Mich., March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- When beloved miniature Dachshund Frederick ruptured a disc at age 7, a veterinarian told his family, Bill and Diane Smith, that he would likely never walk again, even after surgery. Determined not to accept that dire prognosis, the Smiths sought out...
Iowa State University researcher identifies eye disease in canines
AMES, Iowa -- Sinisa Grozdanic, assistant professor of veterinary medicine at Iowa State University, has identified and named an eye disease not previously known. The disease, Immune-Mediated Retinopathy, or IMR, causes loss of function in retinal cells and, in some cases, blindness in canines.
Cancer Cures for Canines
One of the major issues associated with longer life expectancy in man and his best friend is an increase in the incidence of cancer. Even though they cannot talk it seems dogs might be able to tell us why and how certain cancers develop. In turn that could lead to better treatments for both canine ...
Hope for Obese Canines
Fat dogs have less than a fat chance of losing weight. Belgium’s Janssen Animal Health has come out with a drug that helps overweight dogs shed the flab.//
The drug works by blocking the transfer of fats from the food that the dogs eat into their bloodstream. It does not affect the absorption...
America's #1 Companion Gets Respect: The CATalyst 2009 Top 10 Cat-Friendly Cities
...n Veterinary Medical Association's 2007 U.S. Pet Ownership & Demographics Sourcebook, the number of cats owned (81.7 million) outnumbers that of canines
(72 million) by nearly 10 million among the pet-owning public. In addition to the rise in cat population, the AVMA reported cat visits to the veterina...
Dogs Help in Hunt for New Cancer Drugs
... Research with canines
may one day lead to new therapies to benefit humans
MONDAY, March 23 (HealthDay News) -- Joe Bauer got the call on a Friday afternoon.
The Wellness(R) Core(R) Family Continues to Grow With New Higher Protein, Grain-Free Canned Varieties for Cats and Dogs
..., and with controlled and guaranteed fat and
calorie levels, ensure a complete and balanced meal. The amount of calcium
and phosphorus is minimized so canines
will benefit from a diet with
appropriate mineral levels.
CORE Canned Cat Recipes follow the foundation of the bestselling
Wellness CORE Dry Cat die...
National Disaster Search Dog Foundation Plans New Training Facility in Santa Paula, California
...t highly trained
canine disaster search teams in the nation. The organization recruits
rescued dogs and partners them with firefighters, providing the canines
the training at no cost to their departments. SDF receives no government
funding, and relies solely on support from individuals, private foundatio...
Aflac Announces Title Sponsorship of Outdoor Games
...barbeque contests throughout the United States. The dog competitions will
include champion Agility Dog demonstrations, and a "DockDogs" event in
leap from a platform across a pool of water. Both the
barbeque contest and DockDogs will have open competitions for local
"This is a grea...
Alzheimer's vaccine clears plaque but has little effect on learning and memory impairment
...t complimentary treatments must be developed to address the complexity of the disease."
Head and colleagues studied for a two-year period in aging canines
the effect of a vaccine that is currently under clinical development for treating patients with Alzheimer's disease. The vaccine contains the beta-amy...
Canines in Medical Dictionary
...ion of the conjunctiva, most commonly due to an allergic reaction or an infection . While this article relates generally to humans, animals such as canines
(dogs) can experience this condition. Conjunctivitis refers to any inflammatory condition of the membrane that lines ... Conjunctivitis caus...
...n of the conjunctiva, most commonly due to an allergic reaction or an infection . While this article relates generally to humans, animals such as canines
(dogs) can experience this condition. Allergic conjunctivitis represents the single most common form of ocular ... In the majority of cases,...
Canines in Biological News
Computer savvy canines
Like us, our canine friends are able to form abstract concepts. Friederike Range and colleagues from the University of Vienna in Austria have shown for the first time that dogs can classify complex color photographs and place them into categories in the same way that humans do. And the dogs succ...
Dogs, humans, put heads together to find cure for brain cancer
...actually contains the needle, and not spend time and resources on the other 98 percent."
Breen also noticed that the other chromosome involved for canines
that suffer from meningioma is dog chromosome 17, which correlates with part of human chromosome 1. Defects of this chromosome are involved in almost ...
NC State researchers find soy may aid in treating canine cancers
...ially available form of genistein called GCP was effective in killing canine lymphoid cells in a laboratory setting, and that GCP is "bioavailable" in canines
- meaning it is absorbed into the bloodstream where it can affect cancer cells in the body. The researchers hope that their findings will lead to the ...
Lessons from the Iditarod
...ues have uncovered thus far are extensive. Among their findings is:
Rapid Adaptation to Exercise and EnduranceThe most striking feature of these canines
is their ability to rapidly adapt to sustained strenuous exercise in 24-48 hours. Conditioned dogs display most of the metabolic changes that are foun...
Purdue research finds similarities in dog, human breast cancer pre-malignant lesions
...entists including Sulma Mohammed have found similarities between benign lesions that are considered to carry risk for developing breast cancer in both canines
and humans. Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in women.
"Dogs develop these lesions spontaneously in contrast to other ava...
Bats prey on nocturnally migrating songbirds
...es. Actually, the newly uncovered danger comes from the deep black sky, in the form of a 45 cm wing-spanned aerial-hawking mammal, equipped with sharp canines
and an efficient radar system which remains probably largely inaudible to songbirds.
In 2001, Carlos Ibáñez and his colleagues at the Doñana Bio...
Canines in Biological Technology
Scientists say sabercat bit like a pussycat
... In public imagination, the sabre-toothed cat Smilodon ranks alongside Tyrannosaurus rex as the ultimate killing machine. Powerfully built, with upper canines
like knives, Smilodon was a fearsome predator of Ice-Age America's lost giants.
For more than 150 years, scientists have debated how this iconic p...
Canines in Biological Products
Beagle Serum from Innovative Research
Description:... Beagle Serum • Beagle serum is collected from fasted Beagle canines
of mixed sex over one year of age Available Anticoagulants: N-02: Citrate N-04: Heparin (Na) N-06: K2EDTA N-08: Potassium Oxalate N-10: ED...
Dog Serum Non-Sterile Trace-Hemolyzed from Pel-Freez Biologicals
Description:... Whole blood is collected from canines
(any breed, either sex), refrigerated within 6 hours, processed within 24 hours and frozen at -20C....
Canines in Biological Dictionary
... where the canine radiation began. The success of the these canines
was related to ... Canine reproduction. Wikispecies has information related to: Canidae ... Pages in category " Canines
" The following 20 pages are in this category, ... Retrieved from "http://en.w...
...stication. It has properties of both the anterior canines
and... The maxillary first premolar is the tooth located laterally from both the maxillary canines
of the mouth but mesial from both maxillary sec...e function of this premolar is similar to that of canines
in regard to tearing being the principal action ...
... mineral content of alveolar bone is mostly... Lifestyle, fitness & health information about Maxilla Mandible. ... when I start to develop canines
on my maxilla and mandible. ... The maxilla mandible is the connection of the jaw that forms the upper jaw and ... Like the mandible, the max...
... heterodont refers to animals which possess more than a single tooth morphology. For example, members of the Synapsida generally possess incisors, canines
('eyeteeth'), premolars, and molars. The presence of heterodont dentition is evidence of some degree of feeding/hunting specialization in a...