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Worms and How To Kill Them: Dog and Cat Tapeworms
Common Conditions
Worms and How To Kill Them: Dog and Cat Tapeworms
Hopefully, every pet owner knows that they must regularly ‘worm’ their pets. But did you know that “worm” is a very broad category referring to hundreds of different parasites that can live inside your pet’s gastrointest…
June 2, 2020
Worm Tales 3: Lungworms
Dogs
Worm Tales 3: Lungworms
We know of some great animal journeys. We can watch them on TV. So many weird and wonderful animals pass through so many strange places on Earth. Salmon migrate by leaping upriver; crabs scuttle over the ground; locusts…
April 26, 2019 • 31 shares • 2 comments
Worm Tales Part 2: Nematodes
Cats
Worm Tales Part 2: Nematodes
Nematodes are the most abundant animals on Earth (according the Encyclopaedia Britannica)   Trees have them; soil has them; the insides of animals have them..... And so, of course, do people and their pets.   But w…
March 8, 2019 • 15 shares
Worm Tales, part 1 - Canine Tapeworms
Dogs
Worm Tales, part 1 - Canine Tapeworms
Our planet has a wealth of habitats. There are the icy poles; there are equatorial rainforests. There are peat bogs and tundra, mountain and desert, city and moor. Life, however, has developed ways of surviving in almost…
March 1, 2019 • 20 shares • 2 comments
Horses
Do I really need to worm my horse?
Endoparasites; the gut-wrenching villains that terrorise our horses from their tums to their bums, but how big an issue are they for the average horse? Which worms do we need to be aware of? Is wormer resistance really t…
October 1, 2015
Cats
Zoonotic diseases - what could you catch from your pet?
Zoonosis is any disease that can pass from animal to human. Although most are easily treated, some of them can be serious and even fatal. Below are several zoonotic diseases that can be passed from dogs and cats, sometim…
June 25, 2014
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