Treatments for parasites keeping landmine detection dogs in field


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( Cambodia is a country that remains plagued by landmine contamination. As a result, the country has a high proportion of physically disabled people in its population, which has a huge impact both socioeconomically and psychologically.

Thankfully, specially trained mine detection dogs, that have been used since the early 2000s, do an amazing job of sniffing out landmines to make land safe for occupation and agriculture.

But these specialist dogs, as well as pet and stray dogs in the country, suffer from infestation with parasites—like ticks, fleas and lice that can transmit a large range of potentially .


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Published: Friday, July 8, 2022

Last Updated: Thursday, November 2, 2023

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