Open your eyes to deadly lungworm
- Lungworm is potentially fatal to dogs.
- Lungworm is spreading and is now found across much of the UK.
- Lungworm can be prevented, but only with a monthly, vet-prescribed product.
- Dogs can become infected when they ingest slugs or snails, or even their slime.
- Slugs, snails or their slime can be ingested accidentally, by eating grass, playing with toys left outside, or drinking from outdoor water bowls or puddles.
Lungworm might be closer than you think
Lungworm is now endemic throughout much of the UK. While traditionally found in the south of England and Wales, an increasing number of cases are now being reported further north in England and as far north as Scotland.
Our interactive lungworm map allows you to see the number of reported cases in your area.
Lungworm prevention MUST be given monthly
Why wait for disaster to strike?
Ask your vet about monthly prevention with a product that protects against lungworm in dogs.Our interactive lungworm map allows you to see the number of reported cases in your area.
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