Can roundworms be prevented?

There are a number of ways you can prevent infection with roundworms:

  • Periodically get your cat or dog dewormed.
  • Wash your hands well with soap and hot water after playing with pets or doing outdoor activities.
  • Don’t let children play outside near an animal’s stool.
  • Clean up after your pets.
  • Teach your children not to eat dirt or soil.

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