Climate Change Can Result In More Parasitic Worms

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Parasitic worms love warm, humid climates, and for years they were limited to specific regions of the world.  Now, thanks to climate change, parasitic worms are finding their way to new places that have temperatures on the rise.  Climate change is defined as any significant, long-term change in the expected weather patterns in a specific […]

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Choosing the Best Dog Park for Your Dog

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Is your dog in some need of well-deserved exercise and socialization?  It’s time for the dog park!  While the dog park can be a great place to let your dog run around and make new friends, it can also harbor diseases and potential dangers to your pet.  How can you make sure your dog has […]

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Yes, Your Indoor Cat Can Still Get A Parasite!

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Yes, Your Indoor Cat Can Still Get A Parasite! Contrary to popular belief, indoor cats are at risk of contracting a parasitic worm, just like animals that go outside!  Even though your cat may seem safe inside the comfort of your own home, there are potential dangers that can still enter your humble abode from […]

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Snails, Slugs, And Frogs..Watch Out For These Critters In Your Garden!

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Does Your Garden Have Critters Carrying Lungworm? Mollusks and frogs are often found in gardens and landscapes, gliding and hopping across plants and leaves as they look for vegetable matter, decomposing plants, and dead animals to eat.  These seemingly harmless critters are actually very dangerous to your dog! Snails, slugs, and frogs are called intermediate […]

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How To Make Your Pet More Comfortable With A Worm Infestation

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How To Make Your Pet More Comfortable With A Worm Infestation Unfortunately, sick pets cannot directly tell us when they are not feeling well.  They cannot tell us what hurts, how bad the pain is, or what they are experiencing.  So how do you care for your pet if you notice that he or she […]

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

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Parasites 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 meat. […]

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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 you’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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