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Lungworm in Dogs: What You Need to Know

Lungworm is a parasite worm otherwise known as  Angiostrongylus Vasorum. As an adult it lives in the heart and blood vessels that supply the lungs in dogs. Lungworm is now present throughout much of the UK. How dogs get Lungworm The larvae of the lungworm parasite are carried by slugs and snails.  Dogs can become infected if they purposefully or accidentally eat slugs and snails. Dogs of all ages and breeds can become infected. Lungworm…

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