Tapeworms And Beagles

Tapeworms are not transmitted from Beagle to Beagle, as they require secondary hosts. A variety of species use rodents, deer, ground birds, or fleas for their secondary hosts. In order to be infected a Beagle must eat part of the carcass of one of these hosts. A heavily infested dog will have a dry coat […]

Hookworms In Beagles

Ancylostoma, or the Canine Hookworm, is a serious internal parasite that thrives in the south. The egg of this microscopic worm passes in the stool of an infested dog, hatches on the soil, and is capable of penetrating a dog’s skin. It will then migrate in the tissues and end up in the small intestine, […]