Liver Flukes in Dogs

Liver flukes are a polyphyletic group of trematodes (phylum Platyhelminthes). Adults of liver flukes are localized in the liver of various mammals, including humans. These flatworms can occur in bile ducts, gallbladder, and liver parenchyma. They feed on blood. Adult flukes produce eggs which are passed into the intestine. ...from Wikipedia

Fast Facts:

  • Malefern Rhizome may help to paralyze the flukes.
  • More commonly found in in South-East Asia, Japan, Korea, Taiwan and most of China.
  • Occurs when dogs eat raw fish can be infected with liver flukes.