The invisible infection
Both dogs and cats need to be regularly treated for worms. The most common form of worms are roundworms, hookworms, whipworms and tapeworms. Dog walking areas are high risk areas, even gardens and sand pits can be potentially infected with eggs.
Worms are potentially harmful to both animals and humans and can cause severe health issues. However, most of the time your pet can be infected with worms without you even knowing. Because of this, both dogs and cats worming schedules should be followed closely to prevent them for infection.
Keep in mind that young children and adults alike can be infested with some of these worms and they can cause a myriad of health problems.
It is important to keep up your pets worming religiously, not only for the sake of your pets wellbeing but for the protection of your human family as well. Your vet can work with you to create a prevention or treatment plan against worms for your pet. Please contact our clinic on (03) 6431 5875 to book an appointment today.