Get your shit straight about pet food myths

Come on people, you need to stop believing dog food commercials and pet store employees and start taking nutritional advice from someone who has education in veterinary nutrition! That seems like common sense doesn't it? Apparently not so common. Raw These companies will have you believe that your dog will thrive on a manufactured diet … Continue reading Get your shit straight about pet food myths

Excuse me, can we talk about roundworms?

Ha! Hes so serious about it. Thats because he knows roundworms are very common in our domestic cat population. And you can get them from ingesting your cats feces....mic drop. Yup! Fecal-oral transmission. Our little roundworm starts its life as an egg in some poop. Its eaten by a unsuspecting (and disgusting) animal where it … Continue reading Excuse me, can we talk about roundworms?

I’m scared now. The fox tapeworm.

A few posts back I mentioned an emerging nasty worm in Ontario. This is the fox tapeworm or echinococcus multilocularis (e-kyno-coccus multi-locu-laris). Formerly this parasite was only found in western Canada but recent studies have shown that up to 25% of the wild canid population in Ontario is infected. Ok that's gross, but why is … Continue reading I’m scared now. The fox tapeworm.