Echinococcus multilocularis is a small tapeworm normally found in the intestinal tract of wild canids (e.g. coyotes, foxes) and sometimes dogs. For these animals, having this worm in the gut doesn’t cause a problem. The main concern is when something (or someone) ingests tapeworm eggs that are passed in the feces of these canids.

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Preventing infection in pets, therefore, helps to prevent infection in people. If you think your pet may have tapeworms, we can help. Contact us today for proper diagnosis and treatment. Call: 613-345-3401 or email: [email protected].