Humans can get worms from dogs, especially roundworms, hookworms and tapeworms. Although it is actually a fungus, ringworm can also be passed from dogs to humans. More » Pets & Animals Pets Veterinary Health

Dogs get worms in a variety of ways, but one of the most common is exposure to eggs that were shed in other dogs' feces. Many puppies get worms from their mother's milk if she is infected. More » Pets & Animals Pets Dogs

Tapeworm and roundworm infections in dogs can both be treated by administering an oral de-worming medication. Tapeworm infections are commonly treated with the medications Droncit and Cestex, while roundworm infections m... More » Pets & Animals Pets Veterinary Health
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