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Canine Distemper Virus, is your dog protected?

September 28, 2013 Are your dogs up to date on there vaccines? Here is a quick look at the Canine Distemper Virus and how it can affect your pet. What is canine distemper? Canine distemper is a virus affecting dogs that is related to measles in humans. It cannot affect humans but causes a serious […]

A Novel Locus Identified for Glaucoma in Dandie Dinmont Terrier Dog Breed

Glaucoma in Dandie Dinmont Terrier Dog Breed

August 30, 2013: Dandie Dinmont Terrier Dog Breed Professor Hannes Lohi’s research group at the University of Helsinki and Folkhälsan Research Center, Finland, has identified a novel locus for glaucoma in Dandie Dinmont Terrier. The locus on canine chromosome 8 includes a 9.5 Mb region that is associated with glaucoma. The canine locus shares synteny […]

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Acetaminophen (Tylenol) Toxicity in Dogs

The symptoms of acetaminophen toxicity develop in stages Acetaminophen is a medication commonly used to alleviate fever and pain. Common brands include Tylenol®, Percoset®, aspirin free Excedrin® and various sinus, cold and flu medications. Dogs most commonly receive toxic amounts of acetaminophen because owners medicate them without consulting a veterinarian. They also consume tablets that […]

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Vintage Yorkshire Terrier Photographs

Beautiful Vintage Yorkshire Terrier Photos   [nggallery id=2]   History of the Yorkshire Terrier Yorkshire Terrier Weight & Growth Chart Yorkie Breed Standard & Info

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History Of The Yorkshire Terrier

History Of The Yorkshire Terrier There is some doubt as to the exact origin of the Yorkshire Terrier. The most popular theory is that the Yorkie is the product of crossbreeding between various English and Scottish Terriers, particularly the Waterside Terrier. The Yorkshire Terrier made its first appearance in a dog show in 1871, when […]

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Yorkshire Terrier Weight Chart and Growth Chart

The Yorkshire Terrier Weight Chart will help estimate the growth of your Yorki puppy How to use this Yorkshire Terrier Chart: The left-had column of the table gives the age of the puppy in weeks. To determine it’s expected weight when fully grown, weigh the puppy in ounces, look along the line of figure against […]

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Yorkshire Terrier Breed Standard & info

Yorkshire Terrier Description The Yorkshire Terrier is a small, toy-sized dog. The small head is rather flat on the top, with a medium-sized muzzle. The teeth meet in a scissors or level bite. The nose is black. The medium-sized eyes are dark with dark eye rims. The erect ears are V-shaped. All four legs are […]