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Q. I just found what I thought was a nail from our dog I picked it up and it curled in a ball was that a parasite ,my dog was laying there a few minutes

A. Sounds like it may have been a "pill bug". They are insects that eat decaying plant or animal material. The following link has a picture of a pill bug. They pose no risk of infection to your dog.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Armadillidiidae

Answered By
ANGEL ALVARADO

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