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Are slugs poisonous to dogs My puggle was slimed by a slug

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Are slugs poisonous to dogs? My puggle was slimed by a slug and it was at her mouth.
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  CriticalCareVet replied 7 years ago.
Hi there,

Slugs are not poisonous to dog.

To be very thorough, and probably over the the future...

If your dog develops a chronic cough - you should consider lungworm infection.


Technically, although again - rare and over the top - Slugs can transmit lung worms...


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The above is given for information only. Although I am a licensed veterinarian, I cannot legally prescribe medicines or diagnose your pet's condition without performing a physical exam. If you have concerns about your pet I would highly advise contacting your regular veterinarian.

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