Many people believe that if there is a pet in the house, then they themselves and their children definitely have worms. For this reason, many people once a year force all household members to drink anthelmintics.

“Of course, this is one of the myths,” reassured readers. veterinarian of the Soviet Veterinary Hospital Elena Sukhareva. Not all dogs and cats have worms. But definitely all pets need prophylaxis against parasites – this is the same duty of any pet owner as vaccination. It is necessary to deworm pets just so as not to put yourself or your pet at unnecessary risk. And if you suddenly doubt the purity of your body, first take tests at a medical institution, confirm or rule out the presence of parasites, and then follow the recommendations of doctors.