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(*Not suitable for dinner.)

…but I just can’t. Knowing what I know about the havoc Roundworms can wreak on pets and people, I have to say this little guy got what was coming to him.

Still…it’s messy.

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Gird your loins, people.

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Okay, laaaaaast warning!

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Click to enlarge, if this size isn't gross enough for you.

YUCK!!! Click to enlarge, if this size isn’t gross enough for you.

 

Bleahhhh! The end of the worm has been chopped off and the guts are spilling out! Did you really need to see that???

Now look at these pictures of Roundworm eggs under magnification:

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Click to enlarge. Roundworm egg photo by Little Creek Veterinary Clinic.

Click to enlarge. Roundworm eggs. Photo by Little Creek Veterinary Clinic.

Click to enlarge. Roundworm eggs photo by Little Creek Veterinary Clinic.

Awww…look how peaceful they are…completely unaware of the messy end that awaits them, should they have the misfortune to grow to adulthood. Which they won’t, because we wormed the bajingles out of this puppy.

Veterinarian – 1

Roundworms – 0.

As it should be.

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