Watch out – It’s a Jungle Out There!
Experts are warning pet owners to become far more diligent when it comes to treating their pets for parasites like fleas and worms. A hidden jungle of critters on your doorstep could pose serious health risks to pets and owners alike because of a void in knowledge and awareness.
Following a recent spate of warm and wet weather, gardeners are reporting a large increase in the numbers of slugs and snails in the garden. Dog owners don’t realise the threat posed by these slimy critters, which harbour lungworm, a parasite with potentially fatal consequences for dogs.
Log onto www.itsajungle.co.uk each week to watch our series of videos with David Bellamy and vet, Steve Leonard alongside an array of parasite experts as they hope to educate Britain’s animal lovers about the potential risks to their pets, themselves and their families.