Get Rid of Dog Worms Fast!

Worms are icky! Not just for your pet, but for you too. Unfortunately, there are many types of worms, and in warmer weather, your dog is more apt to contract them.

Intestinal Parasites – Awareness is Key

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 […]

How Did My Pet Get Worms?

Intestinal parasites are common in younger puppies and kittens and, to a lesser extent, adult and senior pets. In fact, many veterinarians and animal guardians often forget that most puppies and kittens are born with certain parasites such as roundworms which are often transmitted from mother to puppies prior to birth or shortly after birth through the milk. In most other cases, adult and senior pets develop an innate immunity to many intestinal […]

Intestinal Parasites in Dogs and Cats

Intestinal parasites are fairly common in dogs and cats, and can cause varied symptoms from digestive tract signs (including diarrhea, vomiting, abdominal distention,  weight loss along with changes in appetite) to respiratory symptoms (coughing, difficulty breathing). Most intestinal parasites are not seen visually in the stool samples by owners, and are usually identified by finding their microscopic eggs in a stool check performed by the veterinarian. Exceptions to this would […]