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Alternative Proteins for Pet...

In case you don’t know this about me I have a thing about where my pets’ food comes from. I want...

Intestinal Worms in Dogs and...

The four types of intestinal parasites commonly seen in both dogs and cats are tapeworms,...

Worms in paradise: On...

South Beach, FL may be a perfect winter destination, except the trouble in the sand. To be...
 

Intestinal Worms in Dogs (and Cats) 101

Learn about the different types of worms in dogs (and cats) here ... roundworms, tapeworms, hookworms, whipworms. Your veterinarian can check your pet's stool sample to be certain pets do not harbor intestinal parasites.

Ewww ... Worms

Is there anything grosser than worms? Even as a veterinarian they disgust me.

Parasitic Stomach Worm (Ollulanis) Infection Cats

Ollulanis infection is a parasitic worm infection that occurs mainly in cats. It is caused by Ollulanus tricuspis, which spreads in the environment through the vomit of other infected hosts and goes on to take up residence in the stomach lining.

The Return of the Worm

Resistance to "anthelmintics" — drugs that kill parasitic worms — is becoming an ever bigger problem in veterinary medicine.

Stomach Worm Infection (Physalopterosis) in Cats

Physalopterosis is caused by the organism Physaloptera spp., a parasite that can infect a cat's gastrointestinal tract. Typically, only a few worms are present; in fact, single worm infections are common.

Ewww ... Worms, Part 2

What has six razor sharp teeth and sucks your pup’s blood? No, it is not a Halloween nightmare! It is a hookworm. We are continuing to talk about pesky intestinal worms (see last week’s blog about roundworms). This week we are going to finish up with hookworms, whipworms, tapeworms, and an essential behavior that all pups should...

Worms We May Share With Pets

Common worms, like roundworms and hookworms, can cause illnesses in both pets and people.

Stomach Worm Infection (Physalopterosis) in Dogs

Physalopterosis is an infection of the gastrointestinal tract, caused by the parasitic organism Physaloptera spp. Typically, only a few worms are present; in fact, single worm infections are common.

Whipworms in Dogs

Whipworms are an intestinal parasite found mainly in dogs and usually caused by the ingestion of food or drinking water infested with whipworm eggs.

Heartworm Disease in Cats

Feline Heartworm disease is a serious and potentially fatal disease that is becoming more common. Heartworms most commonly affect dogs, but cases involving cats are on the rise.

Mosquito Season Means Heartworms ... In Cats?

Yes really. Cats can get heartworms, too. This is why monthly treatments are available to help keep your cats from getting them. But interestingly, the subject is not without its share of controversy. Not everyone agrees that cats should be subject to monthly doses of drugs to prevent a disease that’s not really as common as all...

Raccoon Disease in Cats

The Baylisascaris procyonis larvae is found in a large part of the animal population, including humans -- making this a zoonotic disease, meaning that it can be spread from an infected animal to other animal species, as well as to humans.

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