Warning as dog contracts ‘rare’ disease from slugs and snails

A vet has issued a warning to dog owners after a Wirral family almost lost their beloved pet to a rare and deadly disease linked to slugs and snails.

Vet Dylan Payne, of Acorn Veterinary Centre in West Kirby, is part of the team helping eight year old black Labrador Boo recover from lungworm which is linked to parasites found in garden slugs and snails.

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