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Roundworms - Someone Gag Me!

4841 Views 13 Replies 8 Participants Last post by  Untypically Jia
OMG We have never dealt with worms before in ALL of our dogs. I had ordered deworming stuff online for Whiskey that won't arrive until next week but then this morning I woke up to just . . . . ugh . . . if your dog has passed worms before, then you know exactly what I saw!!!!

I'm running to Petsmart later today when I can get a ride to get some deworming stuff immediately. But other than giving her the medicine, I don't know what else needs to be done. We don't have a yard, (apartment) so I can't really/don't need to do stuff to the grass but what about her bed, my carpets, does she need a bath too?

Anything with the rest of the furniture? Are they able to pass to humans? I'm totally freaked out here!
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Be very careful when you use ovc.The best thing to do is take a fecal sample to your vets so in case there are other types(hookworm,whipworm) you need to treat the puppy/dog for. Hair coat can also indicate worms .If the texture of one of my dogs coats changes,usually becomes too hard or dry,I know somebody has something,it has been hookworms in the past..Hookworms are contracted by eating feaces or dirt containg the eggs which can live in soil for well over a year.Clean up is especially important.To prevent a re-infestation keeping the animal on a monthly heartworm preventive (Heartguard or Iterceptor) will help. Heartworm is different than intestinal parasites and can only be found with a blood test,once the test is done then put the dog on the heartworm preventative.
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