Taking my dog Daisy out for a walk very early in the morning is a refreshing and soul rejuvenating experience. Dogs are always in the “now” and when I’m able to stay aware of the “now” with my Daisy each morning, I enjoy the gift of being part of a truly magical place appropriately called “The Present.” In that state of awareness I don’t have a care in the world, no conversation that I have to engage in, no questions that I have to answer, no bills to pay, no job to go to, and for a brief period of time each morning I feel firmly connected with the universe and at ONE with all of creation.
Before I begin my daily walks, I usually let Daisy go use her favorite spot in my yard to relieve herself. On this one particular April morning my daily walk and peace of mind were threatened when I noticed small flat segmented worms that looked like rice in Daisy’s stool. What I was looking at was most certainly an infestation of tapeworms. For the past 6 years I have advised many people on how to effectively and easily eradicate tapeworms, but now that it was my own pet with them, all that knowledge seemed to be drowning in a tidal wave of emotions. Luckily for Daisy and for me, most of the medication used for the treatment of tapeworms is readily available, not too expensive, and does not require a prescription. Read More