Helminthic infestation is a sick and very common problem. Parasites being in the animal’s body cause enormous damage, since by excreting waste products they cause intoxication of the body, which leads to the death of the animal.
Ways of infection.
Infection with parasites occurs in the following ways:
alimentary – when animals eat feed and drink water from inseminated insect worms;
transmissible – with bites of blood-sucking insects;
intrauterine – infection occurs from mother to fetus.
Dogs of all ages and breeds can become infected, but in puppies the disease is more severe.
Symptoms and clinical signs. Continue reading