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Latest articles

- Dangerous Dog's Bill, Australian Parliament, Sep' 2010
- A newly-reported tropical parasite in dogs - Rangeliosis
- The emerging role of Wolbachia bacteria in the treatment of Heartworm disease
- Know your zoonoses
- The unshifting paradigm of inflammatory bowel disease
- Dogs that are 'garbage eaters' - the relentless impact of tremorgenic mycotoxicosis
- Snake-bite poisoning in dogs
- Vaccination protocols
- Post-operative bleeding - have you ruled out hemophilia?

Did you know...

- It is a myth that dogs are color blind. They can actually see in color, just not as vividly as humans. It is akin to our vision at dusk.
- Dogs’ only sweat glands are between their paw pads
- Like human babies, Chihuahuas are born with a soft spot in their skull which closes with age.
- The breed Lundehune has 6 toes and can close its ears
- A dog’s mouth exerts up to 400 pounds of pressure per square inch
- Greyhounds are the fastest dogs on earth, with speeds of up to 45 miles per hour
- Three dogs survived the sinking of the Titanic – a Newfoundland, a Pomeranian, and a Pekingese
- Obesity is the number one health problem among dogs
- The biggest breed of domesticated dogs are the Irish Wolfhound and the smallest is the Chihuahua
- Police dogs are trained to react to commands in a foreign language; commonly German but more recently Hungarian or some other Slavic tongue.

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