Fleas and ticks not only make our pets miserable, but can cause serious health problems and spread disease. The good news—these pesky bugs are getting easier to control.
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Adopters want Rover to be a happy, itch-free dog, but neither they nor you want that tick-and-flea-free status to come at the expense of pets' or children's health.
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The Companion Animal Parasite Council (CAPC) is an independent council of veterinarians, veterinary parasitologists, and other animal health care professionals established to create guidelines for the optimal control of internal and external parasites that threaten the health of pets and people.
Information, resources, downloads and more from the American Heartworm Society.
Intestinal parasites (worms and protozoans) are common in animal shelters in the US. Get the facts with UC Davis's helpful information sheet.
Novartis Animal Health publishes a diagnostic manual of internal parasites.