There are several types of parasitic worms that can infest your dog. You often only realise that your dog has worms after the parasites have taken hold and your dog's symptoms have become quite noticeable. Here is a summary of the most common, their symptoms and what to do about them.
Parasites & Pests
Ivermectin is a medication, often found in heartworm treatment. But it can cause neurotoxicosis in some dogs due to a gene mutation.
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Almost all dogs will host tapeworms in their intestines at some point.
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Among the things dog-parents dread hearing, there is this disease called heartworm. It is a condition that can be transferred by the bites of an infected mosquito and is extremely painful. In case you didn’t know, the heartworm is a condition when worms called Dirofilaria immitis cover the dog’s heart and other vital organs worms. […]
There is no sense in denying it, ticks are horrible little critters! Apart from the itchiness, discomfort and risk of anaemia to your pet and, in extreme cases, these pests can transmit diseases like Lyme disease, and Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever that can lead to terrible illnesses to both pets and humans. This article aims […]