parasites

Where Do Dogs Get Worms and Other Parasites From?

Where Do Dogs Get Worms and Other Parasites From?

There are a variety of worms that cause illness in your dogs such as heartworms, hookworms, roundworms, tapeworms, and whipworms. What causes worms in dogs? Let’s take a closer look. Hookworms Hookworms are predominately found in dog faeces. If your dog eats these faeces they can develop this condition. Look for the following signs: loose […] Read more…

Fleas, Ticks, Ear Mites,Worms and Allergic Reactions In Dogs

Parasites and Allergic Reactions In Dogs

Your dog can’t tell you when he is feeling off colour, but when there is a problem you will be able to tell by paying attention to his behaviour. Here are some common dog problems and ways to avoid them. Fleas Dogs can develop flea infestation and the fleas will feed off of the dog’s […] Read more…

How Safe Are Flea Treatments?

How Safe Are Flea Treatments?

A recent article alerted me to the toxicity of one of the most frequently prescribed *anti-flea treatments for pets – Frontline. On the vet’s advice, I’ve always used this product on our cat and dog. I thought I’d do some research on the side effects of Frontline. Here’s what I found. Frontline contains 2 very powerful poisons […] Read more…