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TAPEWORM INFECTION IN DOGS

TAPEWORM INFECTION IN DOGS

Posted on June 11th, 2014

What are tapeworms?
The most common tapeworm of dogs (and cats) is called Dipylidium caninum. This parasite attaches to the small intestinal wall by hook-like mouthparts. Adult tapeworms may reach 8 inches (20 cm) in length. The adult worm is