Which treatments would you choose for dog lungworm and why?

The University of Nottingham and our very own Hany Elsheikha are investigating why fenbendazole is still prescribed as a treatment for A.vasorum lungworm infection when there are licensed alternatives available. For more information, please visit https://twitter.com/Sci_Ani/status/1525127922071351297
Tuesday 17th May 2022

Exotic worms and worm-like parasites, and surveillance in the UK

There is new CPD available discussing exotic worm and worm liker parasites and the free service APHA and ESCCAP UK & Ireland is providing to identify and map these zoonotic parasites. https://cpd.vettimes.co.uk/cpd-plus/companion-animal/cpd-parasitology/exotic-worms-and-worm-like-parasites-and-surveillance-in-the-uk
Friday 13th May 2022

Entomology Summer Course

Long standing friend and colleague to ESCCAP, Richard Birtles is involved in this wonderful looking summer course in Toulouse. For anybody who wants to learn more about the wonderful world of arthropods and have a trip to France, please visit the website https://entomologysummercourse.
Tuesday 5th April 2022

Launch of UPAW to support families and pets in Ukraine

The Dogs Trust alongside other animal welfare organisations, are launching UPAW (Ukrainian Pet Association Worldwide) to provide urgent support to families and their faithful companions in Ukraine. UPAW will be supporting the dogs and their owners on the ground...
Wednesday 23rd March 2022

Collaboration with the APHA

We are collaborating with the APHA to provide a free service for the identification and surveillance of three exotic parasites in UK dogs. The eye worm Thelazia callipaeda, skin worm Dirofilaria repens and the nasal pentastomid Linguatula serrata are zoonoses with the potential to establish in the UK.
Thursday 3rd March 2022

Statement of principal on the import of rescue dogs from abroad

ESCCAP UK & Ireland does not support importation where pets can be rehomed in the country of origin.  Where importation is occurring, ESCCAP UK & Ireland works with charities to improve screening prior to importation and to raise awareness of associated issues.  ESCCAP UK...
Thursday 27th January 2022