Client handout: Ringworm is not a worm

October 10, 2017
Anthea Schick, DVM, DACVD

Anthea Schick DVM, DACVD, practices at Dermatology for Animals in Tempe, Arizona.

Give your veterinary clients these (fun)gal facts about ringworm and educate them on how you can partner together to eliminate this itchy infection.

A ringworm diagnosis doesn't exactly have a nice “ring” to it-especially because the name is so misleading.

Use this handout to set the ringworm record straight and to give your clients a helpful guide to their role in fighting the infection (Hint: It's going to take a lot of cleaning).

Click on the image to download the printable PDF.

And if you, the veterinary professional, would like a more in-depth look at ringworm and what's new in treatment, check out this article.