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Puppy Worms

angrich
October 21st, 2007, 05:17 PM
How Do You Know What Kind Of Worms A Puppy Has?

Bentley'sMom
October 21st, 2007, 07:06 PM
You need to take a fresh stool sample to the vet's office and they will do what's called a floatation test on it. Either later in the day or the next day they should be able to tell what type, if any, worms the puppy has and also if there are any parasites such as coccidia. It's important to know what type of worm or parasites are present, because the medications are very specific to the type of worm.

mummummum
October 21st, 2007, 07:12 PM
Let me second the recommendation Bentley's Mom has made ~ go to the Vet. Please DO NOT buy the otc dewormers, most of them are extremely toxic.