Understanding Roundworm in Dogs

Of all the parasitic infections that dogs may suffer from, roundworm is arguably the most commonplace. Indeed, many pet care professionals believe that virtually all dogs are likely to be infected with roundworm at some time or another in their lifetime. The goal of this article is then to offer you a brief introduction to […]

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What to Do If Your Dog Has Worms

Worms in dogs is relatively common as they can easily pick them up from external environments. Some can be relatively harmless, although may cause some discomfort, whereas others can be more serious. Your dog can easily contract worms by indirectly ingesting worm eggs or larvae via soil, stools or infected hosts. There are different types […]

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Why Should You Wash Your Hands After Handling Pets?

Zoonotic diseases are high contagious infectious diseases which can be spread directly from animals to humans. Over 60% of known pathogens that affect humans are zoonotic. These can be transferred through direct contact, being bitten or scratched by the animal or via a contaminated food source. If you haven’t had pets before, washing your hands […]

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Why Worming Your Pet is So Important

Pet’s like cats and dogs are particularly susceptible to certain types of parasites if they regularly go outside (and in some cases even when they stay in!), where they are exposed to sources of them. Parasitic worms can have potentially serious effects on your pet’s health, particularly young animals like puppies and kittens if preventative […]

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A Guide to Keeping Chickens

Many people believe that keeping chickens should be left to expert farmers, but this simply isn’t true. If you have a roomy garden and fancy the idea of fresh eggs, then chickens are for you. Contrary to popular belief, keeping chickens is not difficult; it just takes a little know-how to keep them away from […]

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Symptoms of Worms in Dogs

Worm infestations can be common among untreated dogs, as worms may be transmitted in a variety of ways. For example some other parasites such as mosquitoes and fleas may pass worms to formerly uninfected animals. In addition to this, dogs coming into contact with the faeces of infected animals can also be enough to transit […]

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