Canine Parasites

While no one really wants to talk about canine parasites like fleas, ticks, and worms, they can cause a lot of serious health problems for your pup. Read more on how to identify, treat, and prevent parasitic infections to keep your dog feeling as healthy as possible.

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Newlyweds Sassy and Spero donned the trademark white dress and tuxedo for their adorable wedding ceremony, which benefited a great cause.

Dog Fleas, the Pesky Parasites that Love Making a Home on Your Dog

If your dog is scratching himself or acting restless, he might have fleas. Learn how to recognize the signs, prevent, and treat dog fleas with a few simple tips, so you can get rid of them fast.

Why Are There Worms in My Dog's Poop?

Intestinal parasites like tapeworms and roundworms are common in dogs, but can be treated safely and effectively with help from your veterinarian. Find out how to diagnose, treat, and prevent worms in your dog.

How to Treat & Prevent Ear Mites in Dogs

Constant ear scratching is a sign your dog may have ear mites. Learn what other symptoms ear mites cause and how you can work with your vet to get rid of them.

Does Your Dog Have Giardia? Get the Facts on Symptoms & Treatments

Giardia is a common intestinal parasite that is spread through the poop of infected animals. Read up on the simple steps you can take to reduce your dog’s risk of infection.

What Every Dog Owner Needs to Know About Heartworm Disease

Heartworm disease is a serious condition that can affect dogs and is spread through mosquitoes. It can be deadly, so treatment and prevention of heartworm in dogs is critical for keeping your pet healthy.

More Canine Parasites

How to Recognize & Treat Hookworms in Dogs

Hookworms are a common intestinal parasite that affects dogs. Learn how to recognize the signs and symptoms of hookworms in dogs so you can treat it quickly and prevent it from happening.

How to Treat Your Dog and Home for Fleas

A flea infestation on your dog or puppy is never fun. Here’s how to treat your dog for fleas with a few simple tips so you can get rid of fleas in the house fast.