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Parasites is a category that covers the most common complaint of dog owners and dogs. You’ll find posts on tapeworms, heartworms, fleas, ticks, roundworms, hookworms, and more.

The important thing is to prevent reinfestation of parasites in dogs. Parasites can cause serious allergic skin reactions (atopic dermatitis) and in severe cases can even kill.


If you’re a pet owner, you’ve probably encountered a tick, and if you’re anything like me, just talking about them makes you itch! They’re small, difficult to detect, and hard to get rid of. Unfortunately, ticks can transmit a number of illnesses beyond Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF) including canine Ehrlichiosis, Anaplasmosis, Babesiosis, Bartonellosis, and …

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