Intestinal worms

A Primer On Intestinal Worms: Types, Symptoms, and Diagnosis of Intestinal Worms in Dogs

A Primer On Intestinal Worms: Types, Symptoms, and Diagnosis of Intestinal Worms in Dogs

Intestinal worms in dogs are parasites that live in the digestive tract. They cause damage and rob your dog of needed nutrients.  The amount of damage they cause depends on both the type and number of worms involved. In general, the adult worms that infect dogs cannot live in people. However, in rare cases, immature forms of these parasites can…

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Canine Intestinal Parasites: Cookie Has Tapeworm Infection

Canine Intestinal Parasites: Cookie Has Tapeworm Infection

Dogs normally get tapeworm infection by ingesting an intermediate host—a flea. Cookie never had fleas, though. So how did it happen? Cookie’s story Hunting and snacking on rodents has backfired. Cookie has tapeworm infection. In theory, we knew this could happen. In practice, this is really our first experience with intestinal parasites. Jasmine did have roundworms once when she was…

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