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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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Some common health problems in dogs include ear infections, worms, fleas and dermatitis, explains WebMD. Dogs also tend to have digestive problems, which often result in vomit or diarrhea. More »

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One of the most definite ways to identify worms in dogs is finding visible worms in the dog's stool or vomit. Other signs to identify worms in dogs include diarrhea that may contain blood, weight loss, dry hair and an ov... More »

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Maggot exposure can lead to a condition called cuterebra in dogs that causes a variety of medical symptoms that can lead to complications if not treated. According to PetMD, symptoms of cuterebra infection include warble... More »

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Dogs may get fleas from other dogs they interact with or other animals that are prone to flea attacks. Cats, goats, cows and sheep can all be considered flea carriers and may expose dogs to flea attacks. More »

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