How to Harvest Worm Castings (While Separating Worms and Cocoons)

How to Harvest Worm Castings (While Separating Worms and Cocoons)

How Long Can a Dog Live with Heartworms Untreated? (& Survival Rate)

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Does Dog Heartworm Medicine Expire? (Safe to Use After Expiry?)

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Are Trolli Gummy Worms Gluten Free? (Answered!)

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What Is a Group of Worms Called? (Do They Group Together?)

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Can You Eat Gummy Worms with Braces? (Answered)

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Bleach on Ringworm: Does it Kill It? (On Skin & Surfaces)

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How to Harvest Worm Castings (While Separating Worms and Cocoons)

Harvesting worm castings can be a pain in the ‘you know what’ if you haven’t done it before and don’t have a plan. Especially, if you just have a personal worm bin and want to harvest worm castings while separating your worms, and maybe even separate the cocoons they’ve laid. Collecting a little bit at a time is not very practical, so what options are there for the worm poop harvesting process? Well, we’re gonna...

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How Long Can a Dog Live with Heartworms Untreated? (& Survival Rate)

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If you’re a dog parent, you know how dangerous heartworm disease can be for your beloved pet. The condition starts off slow and subtle but eventually turns into something lethal. Luckily, the effects of heartworm disease take some time to reach the point of no return. So, as long as you get the proper treatment on time, your dog could be healthy again. But how long can a dog survive with heartworm infection untreated? This...

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Does Dog Heartworm Medicine Expire? (Safe to Use After Expiry?)

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When it comes to medications, dates matter; or at least that’s what the manufacturers and doctors would have you believe. With adult heartworms and heartworm disease being potentially fatal, dog owners often wonder, is this the case with dog heartworm medicine too? While most people are very careful with expiry dates, others have a casual approach. So what if your dogs heartworm preventatives expired last week? Last year? Is it still safe and effective to...

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Are Trolli Gummy Worms Gluten Free? (Answered!)

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We all know how much kids love gummies and even us adults go crazy for them too. Gummy worms are highly popular, and they’re one of the top-selling candies. But the question is, are Trolli gummy worms gluten-free? KEY TAKEAWAY If you’re sensitive to gluten, it can be an issue to consume it. If you suffer from Celiac disease, that’s an even more serious matter and can cause severe issues (as anyone who suffers can...

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What Is a Group of Worms Called? (Do They Group Together?)

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While there is no universal or technical term to rely upon when using collective names for worms, our attempts have lead to some interesting and humorous results. Human beings have used several terms to describe a group of worms, but no official terminology exists so far. Over the ages, we have resorted to using a string of terms for the slimy creatures, each coming with its own distinct and somewhat wacky appeal. A clew of...

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Can You Eat Gummy Worms with Braces? (Answered)

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If you are born with a sweet tooth, there’s probably a 10 out of 10 chance you’ll have sweet cravings while wearing braces in your quest to get your teeth straight. It’s difficult to fight the desirable, mouthwatering taste of gummy worms and other gummies. But can you eat gummy worms with braces? Let’s explore.. KEY TAKEAWAY As tasty as Gummy Worms and other chewy candy types are, they must be avoided while you have...

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Bleach on Ringworm: Does it Kill It? (On Skin & Surfaces)

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Ringworm is a common fungal infection that anyone is likely to experience at some point in their lives. The good news is that various treatments available for ringworms are very effective. However, people with weak immune systems are more at risk for such infections and may take longer to treat ringworm and heal. Then, you may be wondering like I did, does bleach kill ringworm and speed up the process? We did hours of research,...

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How Long to Quarantine Dog with Ringworm?

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Unlike humans, ringworm infections in dogs can show up different symptoms, such as crusty coats and hair loss. In humans, the infected area often appears in circular red lesions. It is visibly identifiable as ringworm, but in dogs, the infected area may look like scaly patches and is often grey. But once you’re certain, is it really necessary to quarantine a dog with ringworm and how long for? Quick Answer When a dog is infected...

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Does Sunlight Kill Ringworm (UV Light?)

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Fungal infections like ringworms (which is actually not a worm like the ones you’re used to) are fairly easy to eliminate if you follow the proper methods. The main goal should be to try to clear the infected area and get rid of the source of the infection. You’re probably wondering, does sunlight kill ringworm and its fungal spores? Yes, but with some major caveats that means it should only be relied on as a...

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Are Hammerhead Worms Harmful to Dogs? (The Truth)

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If you’ve discovered hammerhead worms in your garden or backyard and are concerned about whether they are harmful or can hurt your dog, this article is for you. This invasive species of flathead worms can be found primarily in many US states, including Pennsylvania, Texas, South Carolina, and a few others. Our small animal veterinarian will answer all of your queries about the dangers of hammerhead worms to dogs, as well as the symptoms of...

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