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Call to watch out for lungworm symptoms




Veronica Gillingham with Sweetie, who was saved from lungworm by Stamford Veterinary Centre. Photo: Alan Walters MSMP-28-04-15-aw003 EMN-150429-095654001
Veronica Gillingham with Sweetie, who was saved from lungworm by Stamford Veterinary Centre. Photo: Alan Walters MSMP-28-04-15-aw003 EMN-150429-095654001

A woman hopes to warn fellow dog owners about the dangers of lungworm after her own pet nearly died from the parasite.

Veronica Gilligham was shocked when she woke to see her beloved dachshund Sweetie coughing up blood one morning.

She quickly rushed the dog to Stamford Veterinary Centre in Great Casterton, where vet David Cawte diagnosed a lungworm infection.



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