Breed-related disease: Bulldogs

The Bulldog also known as the English bulldog is a medium-sized dog breed, descended from dogs originally used for blood sports in the 16th century, at that time, the bulldog was bred with the purpose of bull-baiting in mind, which required the animal to be both strong and tenacious with vicious fighting spirit. Today, however,…

Breed-related disease: Maine Coon

John K. Rosembert The Maine Coon is the largest domesticated cat breed, it has a distinctive physical appearance and valuable hunting skills, the Maine Coon is solid, rugged, and can endure a harsh climate. Maine Coons, like American Shorthairs, are considered native to America because they ‘ve been on this continent since the colonial days,…

American Heartworm Society Offers COVID-19 Guidelines

April 2020 The American Heartworm Society issued new recommendations to help veterinarians deliver care during the coronavirus pandemic. While heartworm prevention is vital, “the urgent need to reduce the risk of virus transmission during the current [COVID-19] pandemic has rendered the delivery of routine veterinary care problematic, “the organization notes on its website.” As a…

Interzoo postponed beyond 2020

Due to the current worldwide situation it is unfortunately not possible to realize Interzoo this year. We are therefore currently in search of a date beyond 2020 and will keep you informed. To provide the best possible relief and support for registered exhibitors at Interzoo 2020 and the industry in these times of increasing economic…

Breed-related disease: Pomeranian

John K.Rosembert The Pomeranian (often known as a Pom) Although the Pomeranian (also called Zwergspitz, Dwarf Spitz, Loulou) is a breed of dog of the Spitz type that is named for the Pomerania region in north-west Poland and north-east Germany in Central Europe. They only weighs from three to seven pounds, The Pomeranian is the…

Nestlé Purina PetCare acquires Lily’s Kitchen

Nestlé Purina PetCare has acquired natural pet food brand Lily’s Kitchen, the UK’s leading producer of premium wet and dry natural foods for dogs and cats. Their product range perfectly complements Purina’s existing brand portfolio. Established 12 years ago in founder Henrietta Morrison’s kitchen in London, Lily’s Kitchen has become an internationally recognized GBP 85…