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Dogs + Parasites

  • Coccidiosis describes Infection with a protozoan (one-celled) organism known as a coccidian. These are microscopic parasites living within cells of the intestinal lining.

  • The demodectic mite usually resides in the hair follicles of the skin and can cause Demodectic mange. This is the most common form of mange in dogs.

  • Diarrhoea and vomiting in our pets are common, non-specific signs and can be due to many different diseases and conditions.

  • Ectoparasiticides are used to treat or prevent ectoparasitic infestations such as fleas, ticks, mange mites, ear mites, lice, and sandflies.

  • Emodepside is used to control roundworms. It is available as a combination spot-on product for endoparasites.

  • Endoparasiticides are also called anthelmintics or wormers. These medicines are used to control roundworms (nematodes) in dogs, cats and rabbits and tapeworms (cestodes) in dogs and cats.

  • Fenbendazole is used to control roundworms in dogs, cats and rabbits and some types of tapeworms in dogs and cats.

  • Dogs can be irritated by fleas in two ways: Flea dermatitis and flea allergy dermatitis (FAD).

  • Flubendazole is used to control roundworms and some types of tapeworms. Your veterinarian will advise a deworming programme for your pet.

  • Garlic, the bulb of the plant Allium sativum, is a well-known herb and popular ingredient for cooking. It is supplied in raw form as the fresh bulb; as a liquid alcohol extract; or in gelatin capsules.