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Did You Know...
The Westies are
Irish American organized
crime association operating from the Hell's Kitchen area of
Manhattan's West Side in New York City. They were most
influential from 1965 - 1986. During this time period, the
NYPD Organized Crime Bureau, the FBI, and other organized
crime experts believe that the Westies murdered 60-100
people, making them one of the most dangerous crime groups
in New York City.
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something for the pet you love gives you personal
How long has
it been since you had your best friend(s) checked for
internal parasites? Your Westie needs to be vet checked at
least annually, if not every six months to be sure he is
parasite free. Heart worm treatment controls some worms, but
tapeworms are not controlled as easily.
segments resemble small pieces of white rice. They may be
seen in a bowel movement or clinging to the hair near your
pet's tail. Your Westie can get tapeworms by eating a flea.
If you find your
Westie is constantly licking his anal area, your best bet is
to visually inspect the area and his stool for bits of
tapeworm, which look like rice.
When you take him
for his checkup, collecting a stool sample to take with you
will help ensure that he is worm free.
Westies are allergic to fleas, which results in skin
problems. Doing your best to keep him "flea free" is very