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Lungworm outbreak in Dorset

Dog owners are being warned about a deadly infection.

There have been 45 cases of lungworm reported across Dorset.

This number includes 16 in the greater Bournemouth area, two inĀ Christchurch, three in Blandford and two in Poole.

Lungworm can be fatal to dogs – nine per cent of infected dogs will die – and it is spreading throughout the UK.

The full article can be seen on the Echo website:-


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