Definition of 'lungworm'
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The Sun (2008)
Almost 1,000 dogs have contracted the lungworm parasite in the past year through eating slugs or snails.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Researchers have confirmed that lungworm can be transmitted to dogs that lick the slugs' slime trails or swallow the creatures.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Up to a fifth of all foxes are infected with lungworm, whose larvae can be found in the bodies and slime of slugs and snails.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
A campaign has been launched, urging dog owners to ask their vet about the risk of lungworm in their area.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Slugs and snails have been thriving, increasing the risk of potentially fatal lungworm infections in pets, as they carry the parasite.Times, Sunday Times (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2013) The Sun (2016)
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Definition of lungworm from the Collins English Dictionary