US dogs and cats in numbers
The number of pet owners in the United States more than tripled between 1970 (67 million) and 2012 (164 million). In other words, in 2012, 62% of American families have…

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Overweight in dogs, obesity
Did you know that over 30 percent of pets are obese? If your dog is overweight, he is at risk for diseases such as painful arthritis, heart disease, shortness of…

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Fighting dog breeds
American Pit Bull Terrier The main breeds that are used for dog fighting are the American Pit Bull Terrier, Irish Staffordshire Bull Terrier, English Bull Terrier, English Sports Staffordshire Bull…

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Favorite swan of Anna Pavlova

The name of the greatest ballerina Anna Pavlova is known not only among people interested in ballet, but also people far from this art. Her stunning miniature Dying Swan brought the ballerina worldwide recognition, love and glory.

But not many people know that this fragile woman was also a talented gardener. And she just loved animals, kept them in large numbers herself and did not miss the opportunity to take pictures with them.

In 1912, having moved from Russia to England for political reasons, she and her husband Viktor Dandre bought and equipped a huge mansion in Hempstead, which was called Ivy House (Ivy House). Continue reading

Fascioliasis

Fascioliasis is a helminthiasis, from the group of trematodoses, a disease of many species of mammals caused by the trematode Fasciola hepatica (Fasciola vulgaris). The causative agent is F. hepatica, a large trematode leaf-shaped, flat. The parasite is 20–30 mm long and 5–12 mm wide.

Fasciola parasitizes in the adult state in the bile ducts of the liver, sometimes in the gall bladder, in the early stages in the liver tissue in nutria, rabbits, many wild and domestic mammals, and in humans. Continue reading

Mini versions of large dogs
In our, frankly, difficult time - a time of change, many not for the better, a time of depression and stressful situations - the only thing that saves many of…

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Botulism
Botulism is an acute feed toxicosis of animals and humans, manifested in the form of paralysis of the pharynx, tongue, lower jaw, a sharp weakening of the skeletal muscle tone…

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Mini versions of large dogs
In our, frankly, difficult time - a time of change, many not for the better, a time of depression and stressful situations - the only thing that saves many of…

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Japanese feline paradise
For many hundreds of years, humans have endowed cats with mystical qualities. Somewhere people loved them, somewhere they hated them, once they deified them, and once they were afraid, but…

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