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Beware of the Bloodsuckers!

This week’s focus is on some of our bloodsucking parasites: fleas and ticks!

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Cut Through the Red Tape(worms)

Tapeworms are long, white, segmented worms that live in the small intestine of pets.

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Whip Your Body Back and Forth, Whip Your Body Back and Forth

Whipworms are named for their “whip-like” appearance. These worms live in the intestines and sometimes the colon.

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Hook(worms), Line, and Sinker

Hookworms are long, white worms that are bent at each end giving them a “fishing hook” appearance.

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Round(worms) and Round Again

Roundworms are stout, plain worms.

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Sick at Heart: The Heartworm Story

Heartworms are long, spaghetti-like worms that reside in the heart, lungs, and blood vessels.

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A Bitter Pill to Swallow

Did you know that not everything in your medicine cabinet is safe for your pets? This week we are focusing on some of the most common medications and supplements that can cause trouble for our pets.

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Poisonous Flowers, Leaves, and Roots . . . Oh My!

If you have a green thumb, then this week is for you! While plants are wonderful and look great, some of them are not the friendliest to our furry friends. 

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Home is Where the Heart and Potential Toxins Are

Now that you’ve learned about dangerous food items, what about other household items like bait, cleaners, and other products?

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To Eat or Not to Eat

Do you like to feed your pets table scraps? Do you know which foods are safe and which ones are dangerous? Continue reading for more information.

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