A nutrient is a chemical or substance that an animal requires to live and grow. Nutrients can be found in food, synthesized in the body, or taken in from the...>Read More
The Companion Animal Community of Practice is pleased to announce 4-H photo and video contest.These contests provide a venue for 4-H members across the...>Read More
There are special considerations when selecting the type of guard animal for goats. The first is how much care you want to provide that animal. Dogs are the...>Read More
Many dogs like to be outdoors during the summer, but too much heat and humidity can cause them stress. Signs of heat stress can include excessive panting,...>Read More
As cat owners, we become very familiar with our “best friend’s” personality and physical appearance. It is our responsibility to observe and make note of any...>Read More
Dropsy is a common but often fatal fish disease that causes distinctive raised scales pointing away from the body in an affected fish. Although used as the...>Read More
IntroductionProper nutrition is vital to the health of companion birds. It has been found that improper nutrition is responsible for 90 percent of the health...>Read More
When dog owners plan to be away from home for an extended period of time, the question always arises: what to do with the dog? Many owners turn to boarding...>Read More
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Dr. Perri Stark is an adjunct lecturer in the Department of Animal Sciences at Rutgers University, as well as the Animal Biotechnology and Conservation...
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