Posts from March, 2014

Intestinal Parasites In Dogs

intestinal parasites in dogs

A large number of dogs are infected with hookworms, roundworms, whipworms in the United States.  This article explains prevalence, transmission and clinical signs of these common intestinal parasites in dogs.

In the United States, intestinal parasites in dogs are high considering that monthly heartworm preventative contains additives that help prevent and treat these parasites.  These parasites also pose a risk for human infection and regular deworming recommend by your veterinarian should be strictly followed. Continue…

Common Home Pet Poisons

pet poisons

 

What do Lilies, Ibuprofen and Clorox have in common?  They are all common pet poisons that are in lurking in your home.  March 16-22 is National Animal Poison Prevention Week.  This is a perfect time to make yourself aware of the pet poisons that are in your environment.  Continue…

Wordless Wednesday: What’s your diagnosis #12?

Whipworm egg

This is a fecal float from a dog that was having bloody diarrhea.  What’s your diagnosis and treatment?

I will post the answer in the comment section later in the week so be sure to come back to see if you were correct!

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Wordless Wednesday: What’s your diagnosis #12?

Whipworm egg

This is a fecal float from a dog that was having bloody diarrhea.  What’s your diagnosis and treatment?

I will post the answer in the comment section later in the week so be sure to come back to see if you were correct!

If you have an Ask Dr. Anna question you would like answered, please post them here. Stay up to date on all the latest by subscribing to my blog.  Also “like” me on Facebook.

Wordless Wednesday: What’s your diagnosis #11

x-ray urinary stones

This is an abdominal x-ray of a dog that was urinating small amounts frequently of bloody urine.  What’s your diagnosis and treatment?

I will post the answer in the comment section later in the week so be sure to come back to see if you were correct!

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Wordless Wednesday: What’s your diagnosis #10

struvite crystals

This is urine sediment from a dog that was urinating small amounts frequently.   The red arrows are pointing to an abnormal finding.  What’s your diagnosis and treatment?

I will post the answer in the comment section later in the week so be sure to come back to see if you were correct!

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Wordless Wednesday: What’s your diagnosis #9

Fractured tibia

This is an x-ray of a dog’s leg.  What’s your diagnosis and treatment? 

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