Monthly Archives February 2020

Preventing Giardia and Other Intestinal Worms in Oxford, MS

Fleas, ticks and heartworms aren’t the only parasites that can put your pet’s health at risk here in Oxford, MS. Intestinal worms, including a single-celled parasite called Giardia, can be spread among dogs, cats, and sometimes humans, and can cause serious health problems for our pets. The most common intestinal parasites our pets have to contend with are: Roundworms Hookworms (more common in dogs than cats) Whipworms (more common in dogs than cats) Tapeworms Coccidia It is important to realize that many puppies and kittens begin their lives with some type of intestinal parasite (particularly roundworms). This often occurs due
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