• Slugs and Snails can be Harmful to Dogs

    Slugs and Snails can be Harmful to Dogs

    Slugs and snails can be harmful to dogs if eaten and can be fatal if the dog is not treated in time. Why are they dangerous? Some slugs and snails carry lungworm larvae and a dog can become infected if the larvae are consumed. Larvae can be present in the slime that slugs and snails leave behind, so it’s not advisable to leave toys or bowls outside for them to crawl over. A dog can also be infected by drinking water from puddles or eating grass where the slime is present, they can also be infected from frogs! Not all slugs and snails carry the larvae, it is a lot…