Parasites

Dog Diseases & Conditions A-Z
Myiasis (Maggots) in Pets
Overview
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Giardia: A Threat to Dogs, Cats, and People Dog Diseases & Conditions A-Z
Giardia: A Threat to Dogs, Cats, and People
Giardia is a nasty parasite that can affect dogs, cats, and even people.
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Cat Diseases & Conditions A-Z
"Walking Dandruff" In Cats
Reviewed By Peter Kintzer DVM, DACVIM on April 8, 2014Overview 
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Dog Diseases & Conditions A-Z
Ivermectin Toxicity in Dogs
Ivermectin is an amazing medication used to kill many different types of parasites. It’s most commonly used in monthly heartworm prevention.
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Can My Dog Get Diseases or Parasites from Mosquitoes? Dog Diseases & Conditions A-Z
Heartworm Disease In Dogs
Heartworm disease is as scary as it sounds. It is a severe and potentially fatal disease caused by parasitic worms that like to live in the heart and the arteries of the lungs of many types of mammals. Heartworms are a type of roundworm and dogs of any age or breed are susceptible to infection by them.
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Protecting Your Cat from Fleas and Ticks Cat Checkups & Preventive Care
Protecting Your Cat from Fleas and Ticks
Fleas and ticks can carry disease so it's important to protect your cat from them.
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Dog Diseases & Conditions A-Z
Flea Allergy Dermatitis in Dogs
Think: itchy! That is how your dog feels with flea allergy dermatitis.
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Cat Diseases & Conditions A-Z
Flea Allergy Dermatitis in Cats
Think: itchy! That is how your cat feels with flea allergy dermatitis.
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Lyme disease in dogs Dog Diseases & Conditions A-Z
Lyme Disease in Dogs
Lyme disease is caused by a corkscrew-shaped microscopic organism, or spirochete, called Borrelia burgdorferi.
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Cat Diseases & Conditions A-Z
Toxoplasmosis in Cats
Toxoplasmosis sounds scary… and it can be scary because it is a zoonotic disease, meaning it can be passed from cat to person. It's especially dangerous for pregnant women.
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