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Lungworm in dogs
  1. Kieran Borgeat1,
  2. Jose Matos2 and
  3. David J. Connolly3
  1. 1Highcroft Cardiology Referrals, 615 Wells Road, Bristol BS14 9BE
  2. 2Department of Small Animal Medicine, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 260, 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
  3. 3RVC, Hawkshead Lane, Hatfield, Hertfordshire AL9 7TA
  1. e-mail: kieran.borgeat{at}

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I AM writing to raise awareness of a collaborative research initiative to better understand the optimal approach to diagnosis and treatment of lungworm (Angiostrongylus vasorum) in dogs. The initial step of this project is an online survey for veterinary practitioners, investigating current attitudes towards and experience of treating lungworm.

Although licensed products for prevention and treatment are available in the UK, there is currently no consensus among veterinary practitioners as to which …

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