University of Illinois Extension

Unwelcome Companions or Creepy Crawly Attackers

Dogs are part of the family.  And like all members of the family, we want to keep them healthy and free of parasites.

You know your dog better than anybody.  So watch for any changes in behavior or appetite and make regular visits to your veterinarian for check-ups.

It’s not unusual for a dog to become infected with internal or external parasites sometimes.

Here are a few that are common and that you need to watch for.