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    Inappropriate Urination

    Of all cat "accidents", inappropriate urination causes the most cleanup woes. Help prevent it by providing a clean, well-maintained, accessible litter box...

    Pica

    What Is Pica? Pica is the act of eating non-food items. In less serious cases, cats may chew...

    Chewing Of Electric Cords

    Is there a way to make your cat stop chewing on electrical cords? Did you have to replace the telephone cord because...

    Behaviour Problems In Cats

    We love how it is that our cat uses a litter box, so we never have to run home in time to...

    Inappropriate Urination

    Of all cat "accidents", inappropriate urination causes the most cleanup woes. Help prevent it by providing a clean, well-maintained, accessible litter box...

    Pica

    What Is Pica? Pica is the act of eating non-food items. In less serious cases, cats may chew...

    Chewing Of Electric Cords

    Is there a way to make your cat stop chewing on electrical cords? Did you have to replace the telephone cord because...

    Behaviour Problems In Cats

    We love how it is that our cat uses a litter box, so we never have to run home in time to...

    Animals

    Majorca Shepherd Dog (Ca de Bestiar)

    History & Overview The Majorca Shepherd Dog is a medium-large flock guardian, native to the Balearic Islands off...

    Spanish Greyhound (Galgo Español)

    History & Overview The Spanish Greyhound is similar to the Greyhound in several ways but has a number...

    Finnish Spitz

    History & Overview The Finnish Spitz is a medium-size, all-purpose hunting bark pointer dog whose origins can be...

    Chinese Crested Dog

    History & Overview The Chinese Crested Dog is known for its most unusual appearance. It comes in two...

    Scarlet Tanager

    Overview The Scarlet Tanager (Piranga olivacea) is a common and conspicuous species in the oak woods. These birds...
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    Bursitis

    What Is Bursitis? Bursitis is inflammation of bursae, sac-like cavities filled with a thick fluid and surrounded by...

    Mouse-Ear Chickweed

    Overview The Mouse-Ear Chickweed (Cerastium fontanum) is a low-mounding subalpine plants bear small, white-woolly leaves and clusters of...

    Segugio Italiano (Italian Hound)

    History & Overview The Segugio Italiano, or Italian Hound, is an ancient breed of scenthounds. The origins of...

    Japanese Spitz (日本スピッツ, Nihon Supittsu)

    History & Overview The Japanese Spitz, known in his native Japan as Nihon Supittsu, is one of the...

    Japanese Bobtail

    Histroy & Overview The Japanese Bobtail has a tail that is not merely shortened but also tightly twisted....

    Scotch Broom

    Overview The Scotch Broom (Cytisus scoparius) is not used as often as it should be. The shrub is...

    Belted Kingfisher

    Overview As it leaves a favored perch overlooking a pool or lake, the Belted Kingfisher (Megaceryle alcyon) often...

    Animals

    Whippet

    History & Overview The Whippet originated in Great Britain in the 19th century as a cross between terriers, small greyhounds, and Italian greyhound and was known as "snap-dog." In snap dog competitions bets were made on which dog could snap up the most rabbits in a large circle...

    Turkish Angora

    Overview Turkish Angoras make wonderful pets. They are among the most intelligent of the cat breeds. They love their owners with a single-minded devotion. Turks are long, elegant, finely boned creatures with smoothly pointed faces. They exhibit a wonderful grace when running and playing. Angoras have a great...

    Bedlington Terrier

    History & Overview Although he looks like a weak, almost toy-like dog, the Bedlington Terrier is actually an extremely strong, speedy dog with lots of attitude but a gentle nature. Named after the urban district of Bedlingtonshire in Northern England, the Bedlington has been so-called for over one...

    Auvergne Pointer (Braque d’Auvergne)

    History & Overview The Auvergne pointer is a very ancient breed, present in the Cantal region for more than two centuries. Descending from a multi-pointer common source, derivation has been made by a selection to which the Knights of Malta might have participated. Created by and for hunters,...

    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...
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    Signs of Illness

    Freshwater fish are subject to all kinds of diseases. Nasty pathogens that cause disease are in and around...

    Viral Diseases

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

    Vomiting

    Introduction Vomiting in dogs is not unusual, but it is, nonetheless abnormal. While...