Giardiasis, or Giardia, is an infection in mammals and humans. However, the condition is most common in dogs. And people can get sick because of Giardia even if the dog looks healthy. A single-cell parasite causes giardia infection. And no, it is not another worm or virus or even bacteria. Instead, it is a microscopic parasite that lives in the intestinal walls that cause … [Read more...] about What is Giardiasis or Giardia in dogs?
Suppose one talks about worms, especially those that live inside a dog's stomach, pretty much distress many people. And with good reasons. I mean, it is cringe-worthy and, to be honest, just downright nasty. However, as with other things, knowledge is power. And to make sure you know what signs to look for and the preventive measures you can do so your dog stays "worm-free," … [Read more...] about What is Trichuriasis or Whipworm in Dogs
Dogs scratching is normal. Scratching is even associated with dogs in terms of characteristics. However, excessive scratching can be a sign of sarcoptic mange or Scabies. But unknown to many, Scabies is not a disease caused by bacteria or virus but rather a skin parasite called Sarcoptes Scabiei mite or called the burrowing mite. Since ancient times, Scabies have existed. They … [Read more...] about What is Scabies or Sarcoptic Mange in Dogs?