Tag Intestinal Parasites

Zoonosis

Zoonosis. The first syllable is pronounced zo’, with a long “o”, comes from the Greek word for life and has evolved to mean “animal.” “Nosis” is also Greek and refers to disease. In modern usage zoonosis refers to a disease…

Steps In Caring For A Stray

Little Bit is such a cute little stray dog. Little Bit gives us the opportunity to explain some special considerations about taking in strays. First, your mother is not going to believe you if you tell her she followed you…

“All His Shots”

All his shots. It’s a favorite phrase of American pet owners, but what, exactly, does it mean? Literally speaking, there is no such thing as all his shots. Even if one follows the not-recommended schedule of vaccinating every other year…

I Saw A Worm In My Pet’s Stool!

I saw a worm in my pet’s stool. Now what do I do? First and foremost, carefully collect the specimen. Your pet’s doctor may need to see the worm to make an accurate diagnosis.  Use disposable gloves, wrap the worm…