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DateJan 21, 2023
CategoryWorms
Pet TypeDog
TopicWorms
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Question:

My dog has little rice worms in her poop she about 6 years old and a husky mixes

Answer:

Hey! If these are tape worms, from eating a flea you need to get a dewormer pill called Drontal prescribed to you. Please get a consult with a vet on Vetster.com to help you. Dr. Lindsay Butzer

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DateJan 14, 2023
CategoryWorms
Pet TypeDog
TopicLung and throat worms
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Question:

Do you need special wormer

Answer:

Hey! You can use Drontal Plus. But please speak to an online vet on Vetster.com to prescribe you a medication. Dr. Lindsay Butzer

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DateJan 10, 2023
CategoryWorms
Pet TypeDog
Topictrachea worms
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Question:

What type of dewormer treats trachea worms?

Answer:

Hey!!! For lungs worms in dogs, the goals of treatment are to eliminate the parasite and to control any symptoms caused by inflammation. The parasites can be killed with specific antiparasitic drugs depending on the type of lungworm. Different medications include ivermectin, fenbendazole (Panacur™), Moxidectin+Imidacloprid (Advantage Multi™), and Milbemycin Oxime+praziquantel (Interceptor Plus™). Depending on the severity of the dog’s infection, the medication will be prescribed for several weeks to several months. When the dog’s symptoms are moderate, your veterinarian may prescribe medication to alleviate inflammation. In the rare case where the dog has severe respiratory distress, hospitalization for oxygen therapy or other supportive treatments may be necessary. Please go see your local veterinarian to get prescribed medication. I hope this helped! Dr. Lindsay Butzer

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DateDec 30, 2022
CategoryWorms
Pet TypeDog
TopicDeworming
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Question:

I have 17 puppies and I have a large adults I want to deworm but I need to find out what is the most cost effective

Answer:

Hey! Please see your local veterinarian. A good dewormer to start with for puppies is Strongid T also called Pyrantal pamoate. This is 0.1 ml per pound. So a 10lb puppy will need 1ml of strongid. This is for Round Worms in puppies. Hook worms and other parasites you need to get different medicine. Please send a poop sample to your local veterinarian to test for what parasites are present. Thank you and I hope this helped Dr. Lindsay Butzer

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DateDec 19, 2022
CategoryWorms
Pet TypeCat
TopicDrontal for stray cat
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I have a stray cat that won't let me get within 10 feet of him so I can't get him to a vet. He vomited worms recently so I'd like to give him Drontal. How can I get the pills for him without a prescription and what would be safe? Thanks.

Answer:

Hey! You can talk to a vet on Vetster through petmeds and they can prescribe you this medication for a stray cat! Hope this helped! Dr. Lindsay Butzer

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DateDec 16, 2022
CategoryWorms
Pet TypeDog
TopicWhat dewormer to use
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We're seeing the typical 'small rice-like' worms in our dog's stool; there's only been a few so far but we know we were in an area recently where some stray cats have been seen roaming about - what would be the best dewormer for him? He's 2 years old, right around 50 lbs, and he just got his flea medicine last night (not sure if that affects what to use).

Answer:

Hey! The rice like worms are Tapeworms. Your pet has fleas they chew them off and ingest the flea that carry the tapeworm eggs and this passes it to your dog. Step 1 is getting Drontal plus to give 1x 2 weeks apart for 2 treatments. Please see your local veterinarian or you can try going on Vetster by clicking the link below to get a virtual vet appointment and have them prescribe it through PetMeds. VETLIVE to BOOK AN APPOINTMENT: https://www.1800petmeds.com/vetlive

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DateDec 16, 2022
CategoryWorms
Pet TypeDog
TopicWhipworm
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Question:

We were told our dog and our friend's dog have whipworm. One vet recommended Drontal Plus and the other Panacur. They seem to both be set in their ideas. Do you have a suggestion on either?

Answer:

Hey! Both Panacur and Drontal Plus should get the job done to treat whipworm. Drontal Plus has the advantage of only requiring one dose, while Panacur typically requires 3 doses given 3 days in a row.

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DateDec 8, 2022
CategoryWorms
Pet TypeDog
TopicWorms after deworming
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Hey, I just got a puppy & got the vet record faxed over from the previous vet, it says she was dewormed back in October, but, I notice white worms in her poop still, what should I do?

Answer:

Hey! This is Dr. Lindsay Butzer here and I am soon to make a Youtube video on my channel about Round Worms in dogs. This seems like that is what your dealing with. Your pet needs to be dewormed every month until they are about 6 months old with strongid or Heartgard if they are over 3 months old to keep these hardy worms away! Dont worry. Every puppy deals with these.

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DateNov 2, 2022
CategoryWorms
Pet TypeCat
TopicDeworming
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Question:

Me and my wife just got a new kitten and we have two otc dewormers but we don’t know which on to give her. One is called piperazine citrate, the other is called praziquantel. She doesn’t seem to have worms in her stool but it’s always diarrhea.

Answer:

I wish I knew how old she is, but if you aren't seeing actual worms, she doesn't need the praziquantel because it only covers tapeworms that are visible. The piperazine may help a little and won't really hurt, so you can give it, but your veterinarian will have stronger medication and can do a quick fecal analysis to determine what kind of intestinal parasites she has and targets those directly. Often diarrhea in kittens will be from coccidia which no OTC medication really helps with. Take a fresh (same day) fecal sample with you when you go - this will give them a better sample size and save her from the rod.

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DateOct 3, 2022
CategoryWorms
Pet TypeDog
Topicpuppy worms
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What should i use to de worm her completely she is 6 months old and has had one 7 day round of wormer but still have worm.

Answer:

I wish I knew what kind of wormer you used - probably something that covered roundworms but not tapeworms, so deworm specifically for tapeworms if that is the case. Or here is a product that gets both: https://www.1800petmeds.com/bayer+quad+dewormer+chewable+tablets+for+dogs-prod11784.html Repeat the deworming in 3-4 weeks to get the entire life cycle of the worms or she will have them again in a few months.

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DateSep 26, 2022
CategoryWorms
Pet TypeCat
TopicKitten not even a pound and 100 pound mixed dog just for precaution
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Question:

I just need help on the right thing to get

Answer:

For worms? Use a product with pyrantel pamoate for the kitten. The big dog can have a more broad spectrum dewormer like SafeGuard: https://www.1800petmeds.com/safe+guard+canine+dewormer-prod12324.html

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DateSep 23, 2022
CategoryWorms
Pet TypeCat
Topicprotazoian parasites
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My cat had a fecal test, test positive for protozoan parasite

Answer:

Ok good - hopefully they gave you medication when they determined that.

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DateSep 15, 2022
CategoryWorms
Pet TypeDog
TopicHeart guard
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Question:

My 4 month old Lab just went to the vet and they said everything was fine and to get her on some heartworm medicine. So I did and now she has worms in her poop, is this normal?

Answer:

This is common the first time we deworm them. It does mean that she needs to be dewormed a few more times to fully get rid of the roundworms - preferably with something a little stronger than heartworm prevention, so let your veterinarian know that she pooped out worms.

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DateSep 11, 2022
CategoryWorms
Pet TypeDog
TopicDewormer
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Question:

I have a small dog that vomits when I give her Pyrantel Pamoate dewormer. What can I give her to deworm her?

Answer:

Fenbendazole covers about the same intestinal parasites so that's an option. Here is a product example: https://www.1800petmeds.com/safe+guard+canine+dewormer-prod12324.html Also be sure she is on something for heartworms if you live near mosquitos that carry them because neither pyrantel nor fenbendazole prevent them.

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DateSep 3, 2022
CategoryWorms
Pet TypeDog
TopicWorms in poop
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Question:

What medication do I give my dog that has white worms in his poop

Answer:

The only 2 types of worms that are visible in their stool are round worms and tape worms. Round worms look like long white spaghetti and tape worms like like short, flat, white rice. Most routine over-the-counter dewormers only get round worms but some get both, like this product, (repeat the deworming in 3 weeks): https://www.1800petmeds.com/bayer+quad+dewormer+chewable+tablets+for+dogs-prod11784.html

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