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Lungworm Alert

Please be aware we have had a case of lungworm in a young dog from Ripley. He started with breathing problems, which were found to be due to lungworm (Angiostrongylus vasorum), a nasty disease spread by infected slugs and snails. 

This potentially fatal disease can easily be prevented by regularly worming your dog with a wormer which is effective against lungworm. If you aren't sure if the wormer you are using kills lungworm, please contact the surgery and we will help you. 

For more information please see the Lungworm section on our website by clicking here