Heads Up on Ringworm

This fungus can be difficult to eliminate if it becomes established, so it’s smart to know how to recognize it

The fungal infection called ringworm is spread via direct contact with fungal spores. Contact could be from an animal with an infection, combs or bedding, or anywhere in the environment in which spores have been shed, including on furniture and carpets. Unfortunately, ringworm can be difficult to eliminate once it gets established in a kennel, home, cattery, or shelter, as spores can survive in the environment for up to 18 months.

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