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Excellent website for information on parasites in dogs and cats
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AMERICAN VETERINARY MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
Sandy Willis, DVM, DACVIM posted:
I just conducted a seminar and hands-on demonstration on diagnosis of fecal parasites to veterinarians and technicians. An excellent website for pet owners on parasite control for their dogs and cats, including a great FAQ section is:
www.petsandparasites.org
Whether your pet is healthy and in for it's yearly exam, or your pet has a medical condition, a fecal examination and possible de-worming may play an important role in the process. There is also a great section on zoonotic diseases (ones that people can get from their pets) which helps to dispel some misinformation.
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elsgrammy responded:
Have you had anything with a perfectly healthy dog comming down sick and not taking any fluids for now on 10 days??
Our German Shorthair Pointer became sick and now is hardly eating and will not drink water or anything else. We have had him at the Vet's to be rehydrated twice and he will go again today. Need help with this one, PLEASE
 
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Tina0706 replied to elsgrammy's response:
I would find another Vet!
 
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2catsandy responded:
my kitty, Molly, age 12, has been losing a lot of weight over the past year. She eats sporadically when not hungry and is the first one at the feeding dish when hungry. She also has a sister kitty, Mia.
We have not taken either cats to a vet as we cannot grab them to put them in a carrying case to bring to the vets office. We are seniors and are afraid of getting clawed by them although they show us plenty of love.
Getting back to Molly, She looks emmaciated near her back legs and back. We live on LI in Nassau Co. My husband thinks she has worms - I do not.
I will go to the website you indicated in your posting from 2 years ago. Thank you.


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