Welcome to Which Worms Why
Heartworms, hookworms, roundworms, whipworms, tapeworms, earthworms, gummy worms—there are so many different types of worms out there that it can be hard to keep up with which ones actually pose the most significant threats to dogs—and, in the case of hookworms and roundworms, to people, too.
Which Worms Why will give you a quick breakdown of the most common types of parasitic worms of dogs, what they do, how they are transmitted, and how to protect against them. With this reference, you can see which worms pose the greatest health risks to your dog, and then ask your veterinarian for the proper preventive.
You will also learn which parasitic worms may pose a threat to people.