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Why do I need to worm my dog regularly?

Posted by on 31 May 2013

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Dogs and puppies can be affected by roundworms, whipworms, hookworms and tapeworms. Worms can cause stunted growth in puppies and coughing, weight loss, vomiting, diarrhoea, constipation, anemia, dull coat and lethargy in dogs of all ages. Puppies become infected in the womb and or from drinking their mother's milk.  Worm eggs are passed in the faeces and infect the environment.  The eggs can infect both dogs and humans.  Young children are particularly at risk as they are not so good at cleaning their hands, and are often putting all sorts of things in their mouths!  Roundworms can cause skin problems and blindness in humans.  As part of being a responsible dog owner...

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