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Practice Name

Larkfield Veterinary Hospital

Primary Location
448 Larkfield Center
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
Phone: 707-578-1228
Fax: 707-578-1749

Office Hours

DayMorningAfternoon
Monday8:006:00
Tuesday8:006:00
Wednesday8:006:00
Thursday8:006:00
Friday8:006:00
Saturday8:002:00
SundayClosedClosed
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HOOKWORMS IN DOGS

**ALL DOGS SHOULD BE TESTED**

Like most intestinal parasites, hookworms are contracted through contaminated stool and soil, as well as being passed from mother to nursing to nursing puppies.  Hookworms are a small parasite the fastens to the wall of the intestine and suck blood, they can quickly cause anemia.  Hookworms may cause your dog to feel weak, vomit, have bloody diarrhea, and weight loss.

Hookworms are diagnosed by testing the stool and treating with a prescription dewormer.  If you are currently treating your dog for hookworms be sure to clean up stool immediately and always was your hands since hookworms can be transmitted to people as well!

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Services We strive to provide complete care for our patients. Learn more about all the services we provide. Make An Appointment We will do our best to accommodate your busy schedule. Schedule an appointment today! Online Forms Our patient forms are available online so they can be completed in the convenience of your own home or office.

Office Hours

DayMorningAfternoon
Monday8:006:00
Tuesday8:006:00
Wednesday8:006:00
Thursday8:006:00
Friday8:006:00
Saturday8:002:00
SundayClosedClosed

Meet the Doctor

Meet Dr. McEvoy Dr. McEvoy has been freeing people from pain since 1980 in his clinic in Santa Rosa, CA. As a Chiropractor with experience, our professionals are committed to promoting the health and well being of his patients. Read More

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  • 448 Larkfield Center Santa Rosa, CA 95403
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