Posts Tagged ‘lungworm in dogs’
Are you Worm Aware?
Worms are internal parasites that can affect cats and dogs. They occur in a variety of organs, including lungs, heart, kidney and eye but mainly in the bowel. The most common worms are roundworms and tapeworms which live in the bowel. Although quite common, worms rarely cause serious disease. However, infected pets are a source…Read More
Lungworm – Is your dog at risk?
Lungworm – is your dog at risk? The life-threatening lungworm Angiostrongylus vasorum is carried by slugs and snails. If your dog swallows one of these common garden visitors there is a risk it could become infected. Lungworm is a life threatening disease which appears to be on the increase. For dogs to become infected they…Read More