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Mt Pleasant SC Vet Info on Intestinal Parasites
There are various types of intestinal parasites (worms) that can infect pets. The methods of infection vary and the effects on the health of your Mt Pleasant SC vet pet vary dramatically.
Method of Infection:
Pets can be infected through a variety of ways. They can become infected through contact with infected feces, either through ingestion or skin penetration. Some parasites can be transmitted from mother to offspring across the placenta or through nursing. Finally, parasites can be transmitted to your pets through the ingestion of intermediate hosts, such as fleas, rodents and rabbits.
Types of Intestinal Parasites:
The following are the most common intestinal parasite infections seen in Mt Pleasant SC 29464 dogs and cats:
TAPEWORMS: Transmitted by intermediate hosts, these parasites feed from the intestines.