Guidelines ESCCAP Recommendations G1: Worm Control in Dogs and Cats G2: Superficial Mycoses in Dogs and Cats G3: Control of Ectoparasites in Dogs and Cats G5: Control of Vector-Borne Diseases in Dogs and Cats Guideline Maps Modular Guides
ESCCAP (European Scientific Counsel Companion Animal Parasites) is an independent, non-profit making organisation whose role is to develop guidelines for the treatment and control of parasites in pet animals. The guidelines are developed to protect the health of pets, enhance the safety of the public and preserve the bond between pets and people.
There is great diversity in the parasites and their importance across Europe. ESCCAP guidelines summarise the different situations within Europe, highlighting important differences between parasites and between different parts of Europe where necessary, and recommend specific control measures.
ESCCAP believes that:
To assist in this process, ESCCAP has created guidelines which provide comprehensive information on the diverse companion animal parasite spectrum across Europe.
Various guidelines for treatment and control of parasitic infections in companion animals have been implemented in other countries such as USA by organisations such as CAPC (Companion Animal Parasite Council).