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.
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...
The four types of intestinal parasites commonly seen in both dogs and cats are tapeworms, hookworms, whipworms, and roundworms. Find out what symptoms to be on the lookout for when it comes to your pet and intestinal parasites.
In case you don’t know this about me I have a thing about where my pets’ food comes from. I want it to be healthy, wholesome and biologically appropriate to their species, of course, but I also care about the protein itself: Was it sustainably sourced? Humanely raised? Humanely slaughtered?
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.
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.
It’s a little hot in the Dallas, Texas area this week. The high today is 111 degrees. While looking at the forecast, my husband pointed out that on Monday, things are expected to cool to a nice 105. "Sweater weather!" he said.
Congratulations on bringing a new kitten home. Still, you may be a bit nervous. After all, there are some illnesses that are common to new pets — especially kittens. Below are six common illnesses to look out for. Just remember that your kitten is less likely to contract one if you feed her a healthy diet. Good food will help her...