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Articles by Lora R. Ballweber, DVM

Neospora caninum (Proceedings)

Nov 1, 2009

Neospora caninum, a recently discovered cyst-forming protozoan parasite, is a causative agent of ascending neuromuscular disease in dogs and of abortion in cattle worldwide.

Canine and feline Cryptosporidiosis and Giardiasis (Proceedings)

Nov 1, 2009

Although humans make pets out of almost any type of animal, dogs and cats are the only domestic animal that still routinely shares the house with their owners. Thus, it is imperative to know whether or not the parasites carried by these pets are zoonotic.

Flea control: Does the environment really matter? (Proceedings)

Nov 1, 2009

Fleas have been around a very long time having evolved from their ancestors about 125-150 million years ago.

Some not so unusual tapeworms of dogs and cats (Proceedings)

Nov 1, 2009

Raw food diets – when will we learn that truly raw foods are the pathway for disaster?

Parasitic zoonoses of wildlife (Proceedings)

Nov 1, 2009

The major zoonotic helminth affecting people in the US is Toxocara canis. This is a well-known parasite of our canine companions and one of the driving factors behind the call for year-round use of a broad-spectrum anthelmintic.

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