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Treating Lungworms in Dogs

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This guide is about treating lungworms in dogs. Lungworms are a parasite that can infect dogs and cause respiratory infections. Thankfully they are treatable.
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By 0 found this helpful
May 15, 2009

We have been getting slugs for about 2 years. We wake up in the morning and see slug trails everywhere, but don't see the slug. The only time we see them is on a evening.

My mum who lives next door has them as well, she's even found them in the fridge. The thing that's causing concern is I was reading a article about lung worm at the vet. I have 4 dogs: it said dogs can catch lung worm from eating slugs or digesting their slug slim. It worries me a lot, has anybody else the same concerns?

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By yorkshirebell from Leeds

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Anonymous
May 16, 20090 found this helpful

Coughing is the most common sign of lungworm infection.

You can read all about Lungworm:
http://www.siri  gworm-flukes.htm

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May 17, 20090 found this helpful

Put a trail of table salt where you have seen the slugs and to keep them out of your home, put a line of salt across your the door frame outside.

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May 22, 20090 found this helpful

I had some slugs in Louisiana. They came in under a door that didn't fit tightly. When it was adjusted, they stopped coming in. Can you follow their trail & see where they are entering?

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