Jul 16, 2008

[video] Trichuriasis in Dogs The whipworm (Trichuris vulpis) parasite is generally transmitted to dogs when they ingest infested matter, although whipworms can be contracted from other infected animals as well. Whipworm eggs can live in an environment anywhere from a few months to years, and can be… Read More

Mar 22, 2008

One of my newest clients arrived at the office with reams of printouts in tow extolling the horrors of administering monthly poisons to protect our pets from heartworms. She also happened to live in the soggiest, boggiest part of Miami where mosquitoes are rumored to suck the life out of anything… Read More

Oct 03, 2006

Do you ever wonder why it is you administer heartworm medication to your dogs (and some of you, to your cats)? If you’re reading this I know you’re not illiterate. You can surely tackle the print on the side of a box with ease. However, did you ever wonder how common these wormy creatures are and… Read More