Parasitological hazards of companion animals during conditions of war

ESCCAP Ukraine is working on a project to discover the parasitological hazards of companion animals during conditions of war. DNA detection by PCR has confirmed the presence of Dirofilaria repens, Dirofilaria immitis and Acanthocheilonema reconditum. Ongoing efforts will also include screening for the presence of Leishmania spp. Thank you to our Ukrainian colleagues and fellow volunteers for carrying out this work in high-risk areas such as Kharkiv and Sumy. Thank you also to all those sponsoring the initiative and to the collective efforts of the following partners: . . .
Friday 2nd February 2024

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas and best wishes for a prosperous New Year from the ESCCAP secretariat team in Malvern
Monday 18th December 2023

Website change

The website has been amended to make the relationship between ESCCAP and its national groups clearer. A responsive, hub and spoke diagram has been added to the home page so that visitors to the site can click on the countries listed and be directed to the individual countries' own websites*.
Monday 11th December 2023


Check out ESCCAP's new for short, simple videos on the control of parasites in pets.
Monday 4th December 2023


ESCCAP relies on its reputation for independence, impartiality and a commitment to the highest standards of companion animal care. To read more about how ESCCAP works with the pharmaceutical and diagnostic industries, in the best interests of the organisation and its end users, visit http://esccap.
Wednesday 15th November 2023

Video on worm infestation in horses

ESCCAP has produced a video in English on worm infestation in horses, specifically targeting horse owners. It can be viewed on the ESCCAP website or on
Wednesday 15th November 2023