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Stack Veterinary Hospital has special holiday hours for the following days:

Monday, December 24th (Christmas Eve) - 7:30am - 12:00pm

Tuesday, December 25th (Christmas) - CLOSED

Monday, December 31st (New Year's Eve) - 7:30am - 3:00pm

Tuesday, January 1st (New Year's Day) - CLOSED

Tapeworms

Image of a tape worm.

Tapeworms live in the digestive tracts of vertebrates as adults and often in the bodies of various animals as juveniles. In a tapeworm infection, adults absorb food predigested by the host, so the worms have no need for a digestive tract or a mouth. Large tapeworms are made almost entirely of reproductive structures with a small "head" for attachment. Symptoms vary widely, depending on the species causing the infection. The largest tapeworms can be 20 m or longer. Tapeworm awareness is importance to humans because they infect people and livestock. Two important tapeworms are the pork tapeworm and the beef tapeworm