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What is Worm Found in Puppy’s Poop?

One of our readers discovered a worm-like organism in her dog's feces. We think it might be a caterpillar. We don't believe it is anything parasitic, but if she finds more, or has any concern's about her puppy's health, we advise her to take her puppy back to the vet. Continue reading [...]

Tiny Worms in Bed Could Be Flea Larvae

One of our readers found tiny worm-like organisms with translucent and black bodies. We believe these specimens are flea larvae. Continue reading [...]

Worms Inside Plush Dog Toy

A reader discovered an infestation of brown larvae in plush dog toys. The larvae were even able to miraculously survive a wash in the laundry machine. We think that our reader should throw out the toy and replace it with one that is worm free! Continue reading [...]
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Could Pet Dog Have Spirocera Lupi?

a reader in Israel is nervous that her dog has been infected with Park Worm. We recommend that she take her dog to the vet as soon as possible. Continue reading [...]

Reader with Worms Emerging from Skin Needs Immediate Medical Attention

A reader wrote to us in an understandable frenzy because she has white worms (or worm-like things) coming out of her skin. She included the following picture: Continue reading [...]

Creature in Dog Bed is Likely a Flea or Beetle Larva

A reader has found a small, worm-like, critter in his dog’s bed and he is wondering what it might be. He has sent a photograph showing the worm near a dime, so that we can get a sense of the worm’s size. Continue reading [...]
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