Warning to North Wales dog owners as cases of potentially fatal parasite lungworm rise

Warning to North Wales dog owners as cases of potentially fatal parasite lungworm rise
 

Dog owners in North Wales are being warned about the potentially fatal parasite lungworm after an increase in reported cases.
Lungworm is a parasite that lives in slugs, snails and frogs which can cause weight loss, difficulty breathing, a chronic cough, trouble exercising, and can even be fatal.
The condition can be difficult to diagnose but symptoms could include lethargy and prolonged bleeding from cuts or tears.
It is a problem that is on the rise in Britain’s dog population and one that the Blue Cross pet charity encounters first-hand in dogs brought in through its UK network of pet... read more

 
4 October 2016 in Regional North West , Views: 27
Source: Daily Post
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