All Caring Animal Clinic
Our Name Says It All .... All Caring
Images-Parasites (Click on an image below to see a larger view
Adult (Demodectic Mange Mite)
Demodex mites (Immature stages)
scabei (Sarcoptic Mange Mite) Click the photo to the right to see a video.
parasitivorax (Cheyletiella Mange Mite) "Walking Dandruff" Mite to the left Egg on hair shaft to the right
you ever wondered what we are looking for when we check your
pet's feces for parasites?
Below are images of some of
the most common parasites and parasite eggs that we are looking
Tapeworm Egg Basket
Single Tapeworm Egg
left are microscopic views of Giardia sp. organisms,
unstained and stained.
Click here to see a short video of a live giardia organism
found in the feces of a puppy with diarrhea.
Tritrichomonas is another protozoal parasite that looks similar to the Giardia organism and can cause diarrhea. Click here to see a video of this organism. Note the difference in the mobility as compared to the Giardia.
Parasites Found in
microfilaria (Baby Heartworm in the Blood Stream)
Left: Microfilaria in Stained Blood
Right: Microfilaria in
Unstained Blood Smear (Click the image to watch a video of the live