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9 Common Parasites Found in Cats & Dogs & How to Spot Them

At some point in your dog or cat’s life, they are bound to become infected with an internal or external parasite. Monitoring for any changes in behavior or appearance, as well as regular veterinary examinations, can help you keep ahead of an infestation, ensuring the safety and wellness of not only your pet, but your family. Below are the most common parasites found in cats and dogs, and how to spot them: Internal Parasites Heartworm Heartworm is very common in dogs across the U.S., but cats get them too! They are transmitted by mosquitoes and, once mature, live in the…

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