Rare, Medium Rare, or Well Done? Parasites in Raw Meat are Dangerous!

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Parasites Live In Raw Meat Do you like your meat rare, cooked, or somewhere in the middle?  What does your dog prefer?  What you choose to eat and to feed your dog is entirely up to you, however, it is important to be informed and educated about the potential risks of consuming raw or under-cooked […]

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What in the World is Fecal Centrifugation?

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What is Fecal Centrifugation and Why Does My Pet Need It? Roundworms, hookworms, whipworms, and other intestinal parasites can all cause serious illness in pets.  Common symptoms of worms include vomiting, diarrhea, weight loss, poor coat appearance, and abdominal pain.  If left untreated, pets can even die if they are heavily infected.  If your animal […]

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Pregnant Pets Can Get Worms Too…Here’s What To Do

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Do you have a pregnant dog or cat?  Are you fearful that your pet may have also contracted a parasitic worm? Pregnancy alone can take a toll on an animal’s body and the added stress of a parasite can be scary.  It is important to take your pet to the vet right away to confirm […]

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Parasitic Worms and Sandboxes – Know the Risks!

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What child doesn’t love building sandcastles and excavating “artifacts” from the giant sandbox in the neighborhood park?  We know how fun outdoor parks and sandboxes can be, but do you know about the potential dangers lurking inside?  Outdoor and feral cats like to use sandboxes as a place to relieve themselves, so it is very […]

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Home Remedies to Get Rid of Parasitic Worms in Humans

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Natural Remedies That You Can Try At Home If yo’ve already contracted a parasitic worm, you may be interested in natural and home remedies to rid your body of the parasite.  A parasite cleanse through diet and supplements is done without prescription medications, however there is little research on the effectiveness of treating an infection […]

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Good Hygiene Can Prevent A Parasitic Worm Infection

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Did You Know Good Hygiene Can Prevent Parasitic Worms? Good personal hygiene is one of the best and most effective ways to prevent the contraction of a parasitic worm.  According to MedicineNet, a parasitic worm is a disease-causing organism that lives on or in a human or other animals, and derives its nourishment from its […]

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Heartworm Associated Respiratory Disease in Cats

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What is Heartworm Associated Respiratory Disease? Heartworm Associated Respiratory Disease (HARD) is a lung condition in cats caused by the presence of heartworms in either the adult or larval stages.  Adult worms often settle in in the blood vessels of the infected cat’s lungs, and worm larvae can cause an inflammatory response in the airways […]

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