Roundworm icon overlaid with the text roundworm, a family health risk

Roundworms

A family health risk

Human toxocarosis is an often
forgotten zoonotic disease,
which can cause major health
concerns,
including reduced
cognitive development and
even blindness

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UP TO
70%

of puppies are infested

by Toxocara canis16

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UP TO
30%

of children's public

play areas are contaminated

with T. canis eggs17

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BUT ONLY
34%

of dog owners

treat their pets for

GI worms18

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ESCCAP recommendations for
control of Toxocara canis:

“As the prepatent period
for Toxocara is a little
over four weeks,
monthly
treatment will minimise the
risk of patent infections”3

‡ European Scientific Council Companion
Animal Parasites

Nexgard Spectra minimises family risk

NexGard Spectra virtually
eliminates shedding

of Toxocara19

Arrow style bullet point Minimises environmental
contamination
Arrow style bullet point Reduces the risk for human
infection
Do It Right, Do It Monthly blue circular interruptor and the words Fleas, Ticks, Lungworm, Roundworm around the edge of the circle.
Do It Right, Do It Monthly blue circular interruptor and the words Fleas, Ticks, Lungworm, Roundworm around the edge of the circle.