Ringworm In Dogs: Signs, Treatment & More

Luna the Jack Russell suffering from ringworm on her rump (Caption: Ringworm In Dogs)

As its name implies, many people think ringworm is one of many parasitic worms that dogs can contract, like heartworms, tapeworms, etc. In fact, ringworm isn’t a worm at all; it’s a contagious fungal infection that’s common in nearly all domesticated animals, including dogs. We’ll help you know how to identify ringworm and what you should do if you suspect your dog has it.

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Giardia In Dogs: Symptoms, Treatment, Prevention & More

Puppy drinking water from ground (caption: Giardia In Dogs)

When you’re out on a walk or hike with your dog, try not to let him drink from puddles or natural bodies of water. Why? He could pick up a disease-causing parasite called Giardia that loves to lurk in untreated water. What does Giardia do to a dog? And how do you know if your pup gets infected? It’s important to know the signs and get prompt vet care if your dog becomes ill…

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Coccidia In Dogs: Symptoms, Treatment & Prevention

Coccidia cells under microscope (caption: Coccidia In Dogs)

Is your dog having diarrhea and you’re trying to figure out what’s causing it? One reason could be an infection with coccidia parasites. How do you know if your dog is infected? And how do you treat and prevent coccidia in dogs? We give you the answers to these questions and more…

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Tapeworms In Dogs: Symptoms, Treatment, Prevention & More

Tapeworm under microscope (caption: Tapeworms In Dogs)

You’ve probably seen at least one cringe-worthy video of an unbelievably long tapeworm being pulled out of an animal or even a human. Yes, tapeworms are disgusting, but unfortunately, they’re also easily transmitted to our pets. How do you know if your dog has them? And are tapeworms a serious health threat? We answer all of your questions about symptoms, treatment, prevention and more…

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Hookworms In Dogs: Symptoms, Treatment, Prevention & More

Hookworms under microscope (caption: Hookworms In Dogs)

Dogs are prone to picking up all kinds of nasty worms that can do some serious damage. One common type is the hookworm. What are the symptoms to look out for? How are they treated? And how can you prevent your dog from getting hookworms in the first place? We’ll answer these questions and more. It’s important to note that hookworms can be especially serious and even fatal for puppies, so early diagnosis and treatment are key…

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Pooper Scooper Services You’ll Dig (& How To Start Your Own)

Man picking up poop in yard with scooper (Caption: Pooper Scooper Services)

I’ve forgotten to pick up my dog’s poop, and she’s stepped in it more times than I care to share. One moment, she’s running around the yard, and the next thing you know, I’m giving her an unscheduled bath. It’d be convenient to have a dog poop service clean up my yard for me. Especially when times get busy or it’s cold outside. It’s a stinky job, but someone has to do it!

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Heartworm Symptoms In Dogs (And Prevention Tips)

Mosquito heartworm bite (caption: Heartworm symptoms in dogs)

Heartworm disease is one of the most dangerous and life threatening diseases your dog could face. This is why prevention is critical to keeping your pup safe. Learn about what causes heartworms, the symptoms, treatment and how you can prevent your dog from becoming infected…

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