article directory


Home | Top Editorials | Popular Content | Article Directory | Help/Faq's | Submit Articles | Account Login
Editorial Search


Newsletter Signup




Marketers Domination :: Main Articles :: Health and Medical
All the Common Types of Worm infection Your Cats and Dogs are at Risk From
Health and Medical Author: Elisheva Wiriaatmadja
All the Common Types of Worm infection Your Cats and Dogs are at Risk From
It is common knowledge that your cats and dogs should be tested for worm infection and given worm medication regularly. But in this economic crisis, it is easy for people to get complacent and decide to spend their money on something more important than worms.

What people sometimes do not understand is that worms carried by their pets pose a health risk not only to them but also to other animals and their owners. This article summarizes the different kinds of worms that your pet is at risk from and the harm they may cause. By the time you finish reading it, you will understand why money spent on a vet for worm prevention is money well spent.

Worms that are not only found in pets but also humans is the roundworms. Puppies are known as born carriers of roundworms. The faeces of an infected animal have roundworm eggs in it. A source of human infection of roundworms is the meat they eat of farm animals that are infected.

The different kinds of tapeworms are known: Echinococcus, Taenia and Dipylidium. The most commonly found in species of tapeworms is the Dipylidium which can infect dogs, cats and occasionally humans. Although it does not pose a serious health risk, infection can be very unpleasant.

Cats, dogs and very occasionally man can get infected by hookworms. The eggs is shed into the environment and allowed to burrow into the skin through the feet.

All states in the USA have cases of heartworm infection but the UK does not. Cats and dogs with light heartworm infection will not show any symptoms at all. However, severe heartworm infection can cause all kinds of organ damage and also anaemia and even death.

Understanding the kinds of worm infection and the harm it can cause you, your family and your pet, will help you make a better decision in keeping your pet healthy and free from worms.
Total Views: 576 | Approx word count : 336 | 09/22/2010
Writers Resource: Related Articles | Heartworm in Dogs and Cats | Heartworm Prevention
MarketersDomination Related Articles
Fundraising For Breast Cancer Community By: Brian Jardine - Breast cancer makes up a hefty 22.9% of all cancer types in women. This disease, which can affect men and women, usually originates in the milk ducts or lobules. If caught early, the five year survival rate is an encouraging 98% but, if diagnosis is ...
How to Burn Off Belly Fat: Five Techniques to Get Rid of Belly Fat! By: Chris Jenkins - Do you desire to discover how to burn off belly fat so that you are able to attain the visualization of yourself that you most likely dream about everyday? As you and I know, having extra fat around your midsection is extremely irritating and discour...
How to Burn Belly Fat Fast: 6 Steps to Tone and Flatten Your Tummy! By: Chris Jenkins - Being familiar with how to burn belly fat fast is a topic that nearly all of you are dying to find out, and this means this post will benefit you in many ways. As you already know, having excess stomach fat can kill your individual self-esteem and at...
Burn Fat and Gain Muscle By: Laurence Henry - Burn Fat and Gain Muscle- Secrets Revealed Without a doubt, nowadays more people than ever are overweight than ever before. These people are greatly increasing their chances of falling ill with some of the common weight related illnesses such as D...
How To Reduce Belly Fat: 5 Steps to Eradicate Your Affliction, Fast! By: Chris Jenkins - If you are looking for methods on how to reduce belly fat and those sit-ups you've been doing aren't working, you'll receive the benefits of reading my post. With the many methods available online and all of the false info available to choose from, y...
Reducing Belly Fat: Five Techniques to Decrease Tummy Fat, Now! By: Chris Jenkins - Have you failed to find a means of reducing belly fat so that you can tone your ab muscles and tone up your stomach once again? If that's so, I'd desire for you to go through the rest of this great article to obtain information that will definitely b...
Home | Top Editorials | Popular Content | Article Directory | Support | Terms | Privacy | Account Login

Article Marketing | Article Directory | Article Spinning | Content Syndication | Article Distribution

© 2014, Marketers Domination All Rights Reserved.
All other copyrights belong to their respective owners. Internet Marketing Forum