CAPC has been tracking the expansion of parasites across the country and we can expect their 2014 forecast to show a continued threat. Many pet owners don't understand the consequences of not protecting their pets and families against parasites that include not just fleas and ticks, but also intestinal parasites such as whipworms, roundworms and tapeworms. Dogs are especially prone to infection from fleas, ticks, mites and intestinal parasites which can spread quickly.
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About Dr. Ruth MacPete: Dr. Ruth MacPete, a veterinarian working in both private practice and various animal shelters in the San Diego area, is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley and received her doctorate of veterinarian medicine from the University of Illinois, College of Veterinary Medicine. She has dedicated her life to improving the lives of animals everywhere and furthers this goal by increasing public awareness of important pet issues.
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