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 do birds carry worms? parasites contagious to dogs
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Posted - 10/10/2013 :  5:56:23 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
i'm wondering if i got a problem here... as i just watched my dog snatch another bird out of mid-flight. this is now the 4th time i have seen this; i can only guess he's also practicing when im not around, now. the only course of action i figure i have is muzzling him. They are getting crunched up and munched down.

is there a concern, with little song birds carrying diseases,fleas, worms? realize this is an odd question but figure someone may have run across something of this nature in the past. thanks, norm


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Posted - 10/14/2013 :  10:48:18 AM  Show Profile  Visit endurancekennels's Homepage  Reply with Quote
I've seen worms in grouse when gutting them out.

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Posted - 10/14/2013 :  12:32:20 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Coccidia from bird droppings apparently.
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