Can cats get worms from dog food?

Asked By: Milford Jacobs
Date created: Fri, Mar 5, 2021 12:03 PM
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A cat can also be infected by grooming your dog or sharing the dog's food and water bowls. Humans can also contract roundworms, tapeworms, and other parasites as well, so keep children away from litter boxes and wash their hands after contact with the cat.
Answered By: Hassie Crist
Date created: Sat, Mar 6, 2021 2:06 PM
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Yes, dogs can get worms from felines. People may think specific strains of worms cannot be transmitted between species, but a number of worms can, in fact, be transmitted from cats to your dog.
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Yes, dogs can get worms from felines. People may think specific strains of worms cannot be transmitted between species, but a number of worms can, in fact, be transmitted from cats to your dog.
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A: Dogs and cats are most commonly infected when they ingest (eat) intestinal worm eggs that have been passed through the feces of an infected dog or cat. Tapeworms can be transmitted to pets that ingest fleas or other intermediate hosts, such as small rodents, that carry tapeworm larvae.
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But what causes your dog to catch worms from cat feces? All your dog has to do is eat an infected cat's feces and then the egg will hatch inside your dog and develop from there.

Worms can lay thousands of eggs a day, so they can quickly wreak havoc on your dog's insides!

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Yes, dogs can get worms from felines. People may think specific strains of worms cannot be transmitted between species, but a number of worms can, in fact, be transmitted from cats to your dog.
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A: Dogs and cats are most commonly infected when they ingest (eat) intestinal worm eggs that have been passed through the feces of an infected dog or cat. Tapeworms can be transmitted to pets that ingest fleas or other intermediate hosts, such as small rodents, that carry tapeworm larvae.
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Humans have a different roundworm, as do cats, horses, pigs, and other animals.

Dogs get roundworms either from eating worm eggs off the ground or because the mother dog was infected and passed the worms to her puppies during her pregnancy.

They feed on partially digested food in the dogs intestine.

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