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Have you ever wondered, "why does my vet want a poop sample?"

Unlike fleas and ticks, internal parasites live in your pet’s gastrointestinal track. Most are never seen, but they can cause weight loss, diarrhea, vomiting and lethargy. Humans can become infected the same way a pet does – by having contact with stool or soil, containing eggs or larvae. Fecal testing allows your doctor to check for internal parasites like roundworms, hookworms, whipworms, giardia and coccidia.

Hill’s Pet Nutrition recently put out a voluntary recall on their canned food products due to potentially elevated levels of vitamin D. Although animals benefit from vitamin D, ingesting too much of it can lead to potential health issues. Luckily, in most cases, complete recovery is expected after discontinuation of the canned food.

Hill’s is working in coordination with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to get the affected products recalled. As of right now, the recall only extends to canned food and does not apply to dry food, cat food, or other treats.