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Get Lab Tested for Parasites Without a Doctor through Our Partnership with Life Extension Labs

We get a lot of email from readers who are dealing with internal parasites. It's heartbreaking to know that scores of our readers have gone to medical professionals to get help with the parasites that are infesting their bodies, only to be turned away as 'delusional', accused of being on drugs, or worse. Now our readers can get lab tested for parasites from the comfort of their own home, and without a doctor visit being required. Continue reading [...]
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GUEST ARTICLE: Carpet Beetles & Carpet Beetle Larva

Carpet beetles are a household pest. While the adults cause little damage, their newly hatched eggs become larva that are very destructive. Continue reading [...]
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Immiticide Heartworm Medicine Shortage: 2012 Update

Those who own or have treated dogs infected with heartworm have been waiting for an update on the 2011/2012 Immiticide shortage. The veterinary profession went into a near panic when drug giant Merial, makers of the only canine heartworm treatment on the market, Immiticide, announced in August of 2011 that they had to temporarily halt distribution of the drug for several weeks to several months. Citing a “technical issue in the plant,” the company went on to say that their inventory of Immiticide was depleted and that veterinarians should work on alternative protocols for treating and managing heartworm disease, such as a combination of steroids, antihistamines and preventative heartworm medication. Continue reading [...]

Worm Snake

Worm snakes do not eat organic matter like earthworms, they actually feed almost exclusively on earthworms, but these creatures have a number of enemies themselves. They may be eaten by birds, mammals, and other snakes. Worm snakes mate in the fall and spring. The female worm snake lays up to a dozen eggs in the early summer. Continue reading [...]

Help! My Cat Threw Up Two Tapeworms

Symptoms of worm infections are similar regardless of the worm that has infected the cat or kitten. The only way to be 100% sure of the types of worms infecting your animal is to provide a stool sample to your local veterinarian for testing. Continue reading [...]

What Are the Different Worm Species?

An inchworm is the larvae of moths, of the family Geometridae (phylum Arthropoda, class Insecta, order Lepidoptera). This large, widely diffused group has more than 1,200 species indigenous to North America. Continue reading [...]
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