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Tag Archives: worms

How to Know if Your Pet Has Worms

October 15, 2014

Roundworms, tapeworms, hookworms, whipworms, earthworms, oh my. “One of these things is not like the others, one of these things just isn’t the same.”  Remember this song from “Sesame Street?” The thought of our pets or, even worse, us having “worms” is soooo gross. Yuck, icky! This is especially true if you happen to see these nasty parasites. However, sometimes these worms are not visible….  

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Bug Bothers: Kill ‘em dead with PetArmor

May 19, 2014

Here at Sergeant’s, we are all about killing bugs. Sure, we do treats, toys and healthcare products, too, but we feel very strongly around here that all bugs and parasites that pester, sicken and generally annoy pets should die. Like dead die. It’s what gets us out of bed in the morning. We have ticks and fleas pretty well covered — with Fiproguard, fleas and ticks…  

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Do Cats Need Heartworm Prevention?

April 07, 2014

Spring is upon us and most of us have heard the saying, “April showers bring May flowers.” But, spring and these showers also bring that annoying buzzing sound from those flying, pesky, disease carrying insects: mosquitoes. These nasty insects can spread disease to our pets — the most common that dog owners are aware of is heartworm disease. As the name implies, it is a…  

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Debunking the Myth of Ringworms

March 31, 2014

“Ring around the rosy, pocket full of posies, ashes, ashes”…”ring around the collar”…ring, ring, ring, someone is calling, ringworm…what? When we think about ringworm in veterinary medicine it neither makes a ringing sound nor is it a worm. It is actually a fungal infection that may cause circular or “ring-like” skin lesions, hence the name. More properly, it is named dermatophytosis, and it typically affects…  

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