Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Iowa-Bred Dogs Have Disease That Can Pass to Humans.Several dogs from a small-dog breeding facility in Iowa have been confirmed to have a disease that can be passed to people, according to state veterinarian Dr. Jeff Kaisand."Canine brucellosis" affects only dogs and humans and is spread through reproductive fluids, said the Iowa Department of Public Health, USA Today reported. In dogs, signs of the disease include infertility, spontaneous abortions and stillbirths. In people, symptoms include fever, sweats, headache, joint pain and weakness, the state health department said"The threat to most pet owners is considered very low," the state's statement said. "Dog breeders, veterinary staff and anyone who comes in contact with blood, tissues and fluids during the birthing process may be at higher risk and should consult their primary care physician.".
Saturday, February 16, 2019
Veterinary Medicine: 9 Tips To Make Your Dog’s Fur Beautiful.Taking care of your dog’s coat is just as important as regular trips to the vet. Read on for our top 9 tips for a shiny, healthy and beautiful dog’s fur. A Good Brushing Goes a Long Way Your dog’s healthy coat starts with regular brushing with a quality brush.Weekly brushing keeps your dog’s hair clean and dust-free while keeping shedding under control. For longer hair, consider more frequent brushing to keep tangles and mats at bay.Look for wood handles and other natural products to avoid exposing your dog to harsh chemicals and synthetic fibers that can cause allergic reactions. If you are, by any chance, looking to get a dog, be sure to learn about the breed you’re interested in seeing how much they shed, how often regular maintenance will be needed in case you’re concerned about how much time you might need to spend grooming your dog. Continue.
Friday, July 22, 2016
Companies are cashing in on the frenzy of the pokemon go players to make sales and expand their brand. Many companies are trading with pokemon go spike to grow their sales and consumer base. Pokémon Go's first sponsored location in Japan will be will be McDonald's -Japanese site Excite News reports that the fast food chain will be partnering with Pokémon Go developer Niantic on the game's debut in the land of the rising sun. The possibility of sponsored locations in Pokémon Go to help monetise the free-to-play game was reported last week. Developer Niantic has yet to confirm details, but the scheme would likely see stores and brands paying a fee to be able to offer rare items or Pokémon, enticing players to visit and, hopefully, spend with them. McDonald's Japan has also declined to provide details on what the partnership will entail, only saying it is collaborating with Niantic to ensure the launch goes smoothly. An earlier leak suggests the 3,000+ restaurants across the country could serve as special Gyms where trainers can battle. The size and importance of a partnership with McDonald's can't be understated, though. Japan has the largest number of restaurants for the brand outside of the US, creating a huge portal to expose the game in. Ironically enough, the attention that partnering with McDonald's could bring to the mobile game may have cooled Niantic's boots on when to actually launch. See more
Thursday, July 14, 2016
The world is turning to games to help solve some of the challenges.There are games developed to help decode the human body,some to train the mind while some are diet games to help with weight issues. Pokémon can be found in all corners of the earth,but you can streamline your search to certain habitats to catch rare creatures.The Pokémon you encounter will depend on where you are in the real world. Walk along a canal or river, and you'll encounter more water-types; a park might yield more grass-types. The veterinary knowledge is spot on as you know where to find certain creatures,and win. The various industries are leveraging on the power of games to get business moving,enhance more interaction with customers and basically create brand recognition and thereby increasing sales.The plot of every game console is different but one thing is sure if you get the plot you win always and to do this you must know the characters in the plot,understand everything about them and you win. This is the key to the Pokemon go, you must know the different environment that houses rear creatures and access them for your catch. How to play and win , first choose a character,name and customize your character. You can choose male or female avatars, and choose their skin tone and some other basic aesthetic features. You'll also pick out an outfit – there are essentially three complete costumes, but the parts can be mixed and matched to create a more individual look. You'll level up as a Pokémon Trainer as you progress, which makes more Pokémon available for capture and allows you to take on gym battles. one of the original starter trio from the original Pokémon Red and Blue, Bulbasaur, Charmander, or Squirtle ,but you can over turn this by choosing pikachu as starter.Learn how here; . The method of catching Pokémon is probably the biggest difference between Pokémon Go and the core games. While you'll still encounter them in the wild, you won't actually battle them Instead, successful capture is determined by the Pokémon's level, the type of Pokéball used, and even your throwing technique.
Friday, January 9, 2015
Avian influenza has been reported in japan,Canada,Taiwan e.t.c. The necessary bio security measures are in place,surveillance control are also on going. Bio security and surveillance is the only way to stop the virus.The next line of action for countries not yet affected is to be proactive and beef up surveillance,monitoring at points of entry ,at poultry farms ,markets and airports.The same way the Ebola virus infection was monitored and controlled the AVIAN INFLUENZA VIRUS SHOULD ALSO BE TACKLED. The infection control preparedness measures set in motion has prevented avian infection in Hong Kong. The proactive prevention plan implemented widely in Hong kong healthcare system was a significant factor preventing the spread of influenza strain A H7N9 =BIRD FLU.(Jan 2015 issue of infection control and hospital epidemiology.) The infection control implemented an integrated approach utilizing active and enhanced surveillance,early airborne infection isolation,rapid molecular diagnostic testing and extensive tracing for health workers with unprotected exposure.The enhanced surveillance methods appeared to be an important key to detection of H7N9. With the above course of action and outcome,all hands must be on deck to stop the bird flu virus. BE PROACTIVE =BIO SECURITY +SURVEILLANCE= STOP THE AVIAN INFLUENZA VIRUS.