Worming your dog is important all year round, however, for one hookworm in particular, Uncinaria stenocephala, there is a sharp rise from July to September.
In heavily infested pups, it can have nasty results such as diarrhoea, anorexia and lethargy.
There’s something even worse you need to know about this particular canine nasty. Ready?
You can actually catch hookworms from your dog.
Dog worms are a blight on the health of dogs. They cause numerous health problems and even death in some cases.
Our friends at K9 Magazine recommend worming your dog as often as four times per year, more if necessary.
If you haven’t wormed your dog recently, now would be the time to correct that. Hookworms are present in the UK. You can catch them from dogs. That’s all you need to know.