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A Brief History Today, a common ailment of dogs is kennel cough, also known as Canine cough.  An upper respiratory infection that is caused by both viruses and bacteria, this infectious cough also can be called as Canine Infectious Tracheobronchitis and Canine Infectious Respiratory complex. Kennel cough is the infection that affects the lungs of the dog in the voice box and windpipe. Kennel Cough is generally bordetella infection; its viruses are such as canine herpes virus, parainfluenza virus, canine reovirus, canine adenovirus, and canine distemper virus. These virus particles are generally inhaled by the dogs into their respiratory tract.…

A Brief History Today, being a pet owner is unarguably one of the most fulfilling jobs in the world. By having a pet, you learn to appreciate important values such as responsibility and companionship. Owning a pet is a lifetime job that is full of joy and love, which is why the month of February is also “Responsible Pet Owner Month”. Pets are our trusted companions that need devotion, care, and love. Here are some tips that could help you to become a better pet owner, whether you are a first time owner, or have a lifetime of experience. Digging…

A Brief History On November 20, 1518, Sir Marmaduke Constable, a Tudor Era English courtier and soldier, died in a most unusual way.  One may even say, in an idiotic way.  This gentleman died when he drank a glass of water and swallowed the frog that was in the water!  We previously told you about “10 More Idiotic Ways to Die,” which itself was a sequel to our other articles, “10 Horrible Ways to Die,” “10 People Who Were the First to Die 10 Different Ways,” and “9 Innovative Ways to Die,” and today we continue to explore the many…

A Brief History On October 31, 1917, during World War I, the war that brought the mass use of machine guns, armored vehicles, airplanes and poison gas into warfare, a singular battle stands out as an anachronism when the British Egyptian Expeditionary Force sent infantry and cavalry units against the Yildirim Army Group (Ottoman Turks and Germans) defending the town of Beersheba in the Negev region of what is now Israel.  Incredibly, the largely Australian and Anzac mounted troops made the cavalry charge with their rifles slung over their backs, and their bayonets in their hands! Digging Deeper After some…

A Brief History On October 18, 1851, the Herman Melville classic, Moby Dick, was first published under its original or alternate title, The Whale.  Not surprisingly, a particular enormous Sperm Whale, that happens to be white in color, is the star of the story, never mind the human drama that interferes with the exciting whale parts!  People have often written books and stories about animals, whether those critters are loved pets, feared predators of humans, or just focusing on the animal as an individual persona.  Some of the stories are scary, some sad, some fictional and some really happened.  These…

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