How to Test for Canine Hookworm?

Answer Canine hookworms are one of the most common intestinal parasites that infect dogs. Adult hookworms are no longer than 3/4 inches long. They have little teeth that attach themselves to the walls of ... Read More »

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Canine Lyme Disease Test?

No simple test exists for canine lyme disease (borreliosis). Rather, diagnosis involves four factors: evaluating the dog's history of tick exposure, evaluating his symptoms, evaluating the results ... Read More »

Canine Test for Cushing's Disease?

Canine Cushing's disease is an endocrine problem in which the adrenal glands produce too much of a specific component called cortisol. This imbalance in hormone produces visible symptoms in the ani... Read More »

What is the scientific name of a hookworm?

"Hookworm" is the common name of several similar-looking parasites that infect humans and domestic animals, such as dogs. The scientific names of the most common hookworms found in humans are Ancyl... Read More »

Hookworm & Nematodes?

Nematodes are unsegmented parasitic worms that live in huge numbers in water, soil, plants and animals. Hookworm is a roundworm infestation that can cause disease in the intestines and lungs. ... Read More »