Hookworms Becoming Resistant to Treatment

Here’s what you can do to help avoid a hookworm infection in your dog.

Hookworm infection is on the rise, but the drugs traditionally used to treat it are not working as effectively as they once did to kill the parasites. The worms literally hook onto the interior of the small intestine, causing symptoms ranging from severe GI distress to emaciation and weakness. Puppies can die from hookworm disease. […]
To continue reading this article or issue you must be a paid subscriber. Sign in

Subscribe to Tufts Your Dog

Get the next year of Tufts Your Dog for just $20. And access all of our online content - over 1,000 articles - free of charge.
Subscribe today and save 44%. It's like getting 5 months FREE!
Already Subscribed?
Click Here to Sign In | Forgot your password? | Activate Web Access


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here