Hey look this is really cool a tick is crawling on your dog, and another and another! When you work in the veterinary field as I did for 6 years you find that everyone has something that fascinates them. 767 more words
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As the name shows this illness is produced by a parasite which lives in the heart or major vessels of dogs .A study on “Heartworm in dogs in Canada in 2010” published by the Ontario Veterinary College’s Department of Pathobiology at the University of Guelph has revealed that 60 per cent increase in the number of dogs in Ontario with heartworm since the last study of its kind was conducted in 2002. 260 more words
Veterinarians are closet geeks, and geeks love numbers.
Did you know that if your dog maintains an average pulse rate (100 beats a minute) through a normal 13 year life span (covering 4745 days) that during that span (113,800 hours) their heart will have beaten over six hundred eighty three and one-quarter of a million times!! 553 more words