Cystic hydatid disease is a parasitic disease affecting sheep, dogs and people. Although dogs are minimally affected, once humans are infected, large cysts can grow in their liver and lungs requiring risky and expensive surgery to remove.
Veterinarians International’s on the ground partner, the Global Alliance for Animals and People runs a comprehensive, low-cost veterinary clinic focusing on humane education and preventative medicine.This eGift provides de-worming medication for 25 dogs and/or cats at this clinic in Valdivia, Chile which in addition to preventing parasitic diseases in animals, can also help prevent cystic hydatid (tapeworm) disease in people and animals.
The recipient will receive an eGift email with information about the specific work that will be done in their honor. Please allow 24 hours for delivery.