• Why Internal Parasites in Dogs are Becoming More Common

    8 days ago - By iHeart Dogs

    By Dana Mortensen
    Reviewed by Elizabeth Racine, DVM
    The subject of “worms” isn't a favorite one to linger on for most. But according to experts, it might be time for pet parents to devote some focused attention to these common-and harmful-parasites.
    Despite nearly four decades of veterinarians recommending monthly heartworm prevention and the widespread availability of safe, effective treatments for intestinal parasites, recent studies point to an alarming rise in the number of dogs infected with heartworm and hookworm .
    The bottom line is that effective parasite protection is becoming...
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