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Parasites Healthy Pets Through Every Stage of Life

Parasites, Pests, Pets & People

COMPANION ANIMAL PARASITE COUNCIL

CAT OWNERS, DOG OWNERS

"CAPC, an independent council established to create guidelines for the optimal control of internal and external parasites that threaten the health of pets and people, brings together broad expertise in parasitology, internal medicine, public health, veterinary law, private practice and association leadership. The mission of CAPC is to foster animal and human health, while preserving the human-animal bond, through recommendations for the diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control of parasitic infections."

CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION (CDC)

ABOUT PARASITES

"A parasite is an organism that lives on or in a host organism and gets its food from or at the expense of its host." This site describes many characteristics of parasites and includes an A-Z Index of parasitic diseases.

INTRODUCTION TO ZOONOTIC PARASITIC DISEASES

"Although animals can carry germs, it is important to know that you are more likely to get some of these germs from contaminated food or water than from your pet or another animal you encounter. CDC has created this Web site to provide you with information about the health-related risks of owning and caring for animals. We encourage you to follow the links located throughout this Web site for general information about companion and wild animals and the diseases they can carry."

PARASITIC DISEASES RESOURCES

The mission is to prevent and control parasitic diseases in the United States and throughout the world. Information regarding how to find a doctor, testing for parasitic diseases, where to find information, alphabetical listing of parasitic diseases, and travel preparation.

ZOONOTIC DISEASES

"Diseases transmitted from animals are called zoonotic diseases. Zoonotic diseases can be caused by parasites and can cause various symptoms such as diarrhea, muscle aches, and fevers. Sometimes infected persons experience severe symptoms that can be life-threatening.... There are simple steps you can take to prevent common parasite infections from animals."

IDEXX LABORATORIES INFORMATION

DOGSANDTICKS.COM

Information to help you protect your dog from ticks and the diseases they carry.

UNDERSTANDING DOG TICK AND MOSQUITO BORNE DISEASES

Ticks, mosquitoes and the common diseases they carry

TICK INFORMATION

NY STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

HOW TO REMOVE A TICK

CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

MANAGING TICKS ON YOUR PROPERTY Managing Ticks on Your Property

TICK BITE PREVENTION Tick Bite Prevention

TICK MANAGEMENT HANDBOOK Tick Management Handbook - 2007

TICKS Ticks

HUMAN TICK-BORNE DISEASE INFORMATION

ASSOCIATIONS AND FOUNDATIONS

AMERICAN LYME DISEASE FOUNDATION ALDF (American Lyme Disease Foundation)

LYME DISEASE ASSOCIATION

LYME DISEASE FOUNDATION LDF (Lyme Disease Foundation, Inc.)

CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION (CDC)

BABESIOSIS

EHRLICHIOSIS/ANAPLASMOSIS

LYME DISEASE

ROCKY MOUNTAIN SPOTTED FEVER

TOPIC SEARCH

MAYO CLINIC

MAYO CLINIC INFORMATION SEARCH

NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH

LYME DISEASE National Institutes of Health

TICK-BORNE DISEASE National Institutes of Health

NY STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

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  • High-Quality Veterinary Medical Care Since 2008
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  • Educational Approach to Pet Care
  • Continuity of Care
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