Is Your Cat a Bully?
A bully cat can be a problem, especially if s/he is bullying another of your cats. Cat behavior is difficult to change, but not impossible. Here are some suggestions that may slow down the bully. Spay/neuter all the cats in your house. Hormones can increase aggression and eliminating them can help. Have a separate litter […]
Detection of Selenium Toxicity in Horses
Selenium is a trace mineral that is necessary for the way a horse functions. It acts in conjunction with Vitamin E as anti-oxidants, protecting cell membranes from destruction. However, too much or too little selenium can have adverse effects. A deficiency of selenium can cause muscle disease, impaired heart function, difficulty swallowing, respiratory distress and […]
Fibrocartilagenous Embolish (FCE) or Spinal Cord Stroke occurs very suddenly. Small particles of the spinal disk (fibrocartilage) between the bones of the spine (vertebrae) block the blood vessels in the spine. FCE usually affects young or middle-aged dogs, medium to large breeds, but can occur in any dog. It rarely happens in cats or horses. […]