Stop Letting Your Dog Swim in Ponds, Rivers, and Lakes!

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What’s So Dangerous About Ponds, Rivers, and Lakes? Many dog owners enjoy taking their dogs out for a swim in ponds, rivers, and lakes. What’s not to love, right? It’s a fun and inexpensive way to spend time with your furry friend. Plus, swimming is a great form of exercise and recreational activity. However, as […]

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3 Ways to Use Apple Cider Vinegar to Prevent Parasites in Pets

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3 Ways to Use Apple Cider Vinegar to Prevent Parasites  Parasites are a common thing in pets. Most pet parents experience the horrific event of witnessing small, wriggling worms in their fur baby’s poop at least once, and it’s not a pretty sight. On top of being super gross, parasitic worms can cause a bunch […]

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Diatomaceous Earth: An Effective Natural De-Wormer

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Diatomaceous Earth: An Effective Natural De-Wormer Diatomaceous Earth is now widely known as an effective natural de-wormer. It’s proven to work against almost all types of parasitic worms, including roundworms, tapeworms, pinworms, hookworms, and whipworms, within 7 to 30 days. The best thing about it is that it’s completely safe and non-toxic. It works for […]

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Flies Can Cause Blindness?!

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Flies Can Cause Blindness?! Flies are one of the filthiest insects in the world. In fact, according to an entomologist (someone who studies insects) named Ron Harrison, Ph.D., they’re twice as filthy as cockroaches! Pretty crazy, right? You may not have always known that last part (we didn’t either), but we’re sure that you already […]

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The Holiday Souvenir You Don’t Want To Bring Home

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The holidays are coming up, and it’s just about time to hop on a plane, train, or car to visit friends and family for a great Thanksgiving feast.  But wait!  Before you start thinking of souvenir’s to bring home with you, make sure there is one that you leave behind.  Parasites!  Yes, we’re talking about […]

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How to Clean Your Home After Your Pet Had Worms

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How to Clean Your Home After Your Pet Had Worms White, spaghetti-like strings moving around in your pet’s poo is not a pretty sight—for some, it may even be downright traumatizing. The good news is, your battle with parasitic worms is almost over! You and your veterinarian have successfully removed them from your furry best […]

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Strongyloidiasis: A Parasitic Infection in Pets

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What Is Strongyloidiasis? Strongyloidiasis is an intestinal parasitic infection caused by a nematode known as Strongyloides stercoralis—a species of threadworm or pinworm that can infect dogs, cats, and even humans. The worms stick to the infected pet’s intestinal lining and cause several gastrointestinal issues, like bloody diarrhea and vomiting. Unlike other parasitic worms, Strongyloides stercoralis […]

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What You Need to Know About Eyeworms

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What You Need to Know About Eyeworms As a pet owner, you’re probably familiar with intestinal worms, like tapeworms and roundworms. But, have you ever encountered eyeworms? They’re not as common as parasitic intestinal worms, but they’re definitely nastier and more dangerous. They can infect dogs, cats, and sometimes even humans, causing severe eye problems […]

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Top 5 Ways to Protect Your Dog from Heartworms

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Top 5 Ways to Protect Your Dog from Heartworms Heartworms are potentially deadly parasites that commonly affect dogs. They’re only transmitted through mosquitoes, which pick up these nasty worms during their larval stage from the bloodstream of infected animals. Aside from dogs, mammals like cats, ferrets, coyotes, foxes, and wolves can also contract heartworms and […]

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How Dangerous Are Raccoon Roundworms?

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How Dangerous Are Raccoon Roundworms? We’re all familiar with raccoons, right? They’re incredibly adorable and surprisingly intelligent creatures—some people even keep them as pets! However, as harmless as raccoons generally are, they’re notorious for being carriers of a particular species of roundworms commonly known as raccoon roundworms. Now, these roundworms are not only dangerous to […]

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