Pet Health

Ticks & Fleas


Well, it is that time of year again! As the weather warms up and our beautiful greenery returns, so will the fleas and ticks. Here are some important points about ticks and how to protect yourself and your pet. Dogs and cats (and humans) generally contract ticks when they brush up against tall grass or […]



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Echinococcus Multilocularis – An Emerging Deadly Tapeworm in Alberta


Echinococcus multilocularis is a very tiny (<5mm) tapeworm that lives in the intestines of coyotes and foxes but also occasionally in dogs and cats. Although well established in Europe and parts of Asia, it was once thought that this tapeworm was rare in North America. However, recent studies in populations of coyotes and foxes in […]



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