Animal parasitic nematodes, Hydatids, Dogs, Echinococcosis.
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Unless precautions are taken, farm dogs may be the source of a dangerous and sometimes fatal human disease. Children in particular are very susceptible and the effects may cause a life-time of ill-health. Dogs, which are infested with Hydatid tapeworms, pass the eggs in their droppings. These eggs are the source of human infections.
Harwood, P. M. A.
"Hydatid disease - A dangerous rural hazard,"
Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 3: Vol. 6
, Article 15.
Available at: https://researchlibrary.agric.wa.gov.au/journal_agriculture3/vol6/iss2/15