Tag: parasites

Fish Flukes: How to Recognise and Treat This Fish Disease

Dactylogyrus and Gyrodactylus are monogenean flukes that inhabit the skin, fins and occasionally the gills of freshwater and marine fish. Unlike Lernaea and leeches (other skin-infesting, worm-like parasites of fish), Gyrodactylus and Dactylogyrus are microscopic. Marine monogenetic trematodes on the other hand are large enough to be seen with the naked eye. They […]

5 Habits That Will Prevent And Remove Your Dog’s Ticks

Ticks cause several health problems for canines. Constant scratching from the blood-suckers will lead to wounds and skin infections. When ticks are not successfully removed or left too long in your pet, he can suffer from serious diseases. Serious tick-borne diseases include lyme disease, anaplasmosis, ehrlichiosis, rocky mountain spotted fever, babesiosis, hepatazoonosis and […]