Can I deworm my dog myself? You need a veterinarian’s help in diagnosing not only if your dog does indeed have intestinal worms but also exactly what kind of parasites they are. Without that knowledge, it’s impossible to choose the correct medication to treat the pests.
Which is the best dewormer for dogs?
- Best broad-spectrum dewormer for dogs: Drontal Plus Taste Tab, $10.99 from Chewy.
- Best tapeworm dewormer for dogs: Droncit Tablets, $4.99 from Chewy.
- Best oral parasite preventive for dogs: Trifexis, $133.99 from Chewy.
When should dogs take deworming? Because worms are so common in puppies, vets recommend de-worming them for the first time when they’re 2 to 3 weeks old. Worms can pass from mother to baby before birth or soon after, through their milk. It will take more than one dose. The first round kills the worms that are there at the time.
What are the symptoms of worms in dogs?
- Abdominal pain.
- Weight loss.
- Poor coat appearance.
- Pot-bellied appearance.