Study on parasites in dog faeces comes to surprising conclusion

A representative study conducted by Vetmeduni Vienna shows that the faeces of Viennese dogs contain relatively few endoparasites in comparison to canines in rural regions. Regardless of the actual level of parasite infection, however, dog owners are encouraged to always pay heed to hygiene – especially as some parasites represent a risk not only for animals but also for humans. (Mehr in: Pressemitteilungen – idw – Informationsdienst Wissenschaft)