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Dog Worms

…immune systems, prompt deworming is vital in order to prevent the transmission of the parasitic infection to humans. A number of deworming products are available to help cure and control the most common types of parasite infections in dogs. While there is no deworming medication that will get rid of every type of worm, some products can effectively deal with more than one type of parasite. Typically, deworming products that combat round-shaped…

Cat Worms

…felines.Treatment Deworming medications or antihelmintics are typically used to treat cases of cat worm infestations. These medications are available in a variety of forms, including tablets, chewables, liquids, and topical ointments. There is no deworming medication available that will get rid of all types of worms. However, many medications will effectively treat several different types of internal parasites. Generally, deworming medications…

Cat Hematochezia

…blood count and a coagulation test to see how efficiently your cats blood is clotting.Treatment • Initial treatment will include fluid therapy if your cat is dehydrated. • If the bleeding is the result of parasites, deworming medication will be given. • Antibiotics will be ordered for bacterial infections • Your vet may order medication to slow down the movement of the bowel and decrease bowel movements. • Drugs that coat and protect the…

Cat Mites

…scrapings can be unreliable.Treatment Options Most vets will want to rule out sarcoptic mites before they administer prednisone. There is one chemical that is very effective for this. Ivermectin which has been a popular deworming medicine for many years is also effective against mites. This is also the active ingredient in HeartGuard which is a preventative. Chemicals that will work on dogs can be very lethal to cats. Do not give any of the…

Dog Hematochezia

…blood count and a coagulation test to see how efficiently your dogs blood is clotting.Treatment • Initial treatment will include fluid therapy if your dog is dehydrated. • If the bleeding is the result of parasites, deworming medication will be given. • Antibiotics will be ordered for bacterial infections • Your vet may order medication to slow down the movement of the bowel and decrease bowel movements. • Drugs that coat and protect the…

Dog Mites

…skin scrapings can be unreliable.Treatment Most vets will want to rule out sarcoptic mites before they administer prednisone. There is one chemical that is very effective for this. Ivermectin which has been a popular deworming medicine for many years is also effective against mites. This is also the active ingredient in HeartGuard which is a preventative. Caution should be used when administering this to herding dogs.s,s and other herding breeds…

Cat Coughs

…cause, a treatment plan geared towards targeting the specific trigger or illness can then be implemented. For example, if your cats problem is the result of a bacterial infection or infestation of worms, antibiotics or deworming medications may well be necessary. On the other hand, if allergies or hairballs are the cause, reduced exposure to the triggering irritant or regular grooming and high-fiber foods may be helpful. In many cases, cat cough…

Cat Diarrhea

…medical condition, treatment will depend upon what that condition is. For example, if a bacterial infection is the culprit, antibiotics may be required. Similarly, if a parasitic infection is at the root of the problem, deworming will likely be necessary. However, in circumstances where the diarrhea is milder and does not seem to be caused by a serious illness or influence, there are several common steps that may be employed to provide relief for…

Dog Diarrhea

…of the problem is serious or not.Treatment The treatment required for a dog suffering from diarrhea will depend upon what is causing the problem for an individual pet. For instance, if parasitic worms are the cause, a deworming treatment will get rid of the parasites and put an end to your pets diarrhea. However, in non-severe cases where treatment of an underlying condition is not required, there are a number of steps that you, as a pet owner,…

Cat Vomiting

…is having episodes of vomiting. Parasites, such as , or other intestinal components may also cause your cat to feel extremely ill and vomiting. By keeping your cat on a strict regimen of yearly check-ups and proper de-wormings, you can prevent sickness or further medical issues from occurring. Ultimately, vomiting in cats can have such an extensive list of causes that it is extremely important to consider the context of the situation. Has your…

Children and Dogs

…important if you have a dog and small children. One obvious example of course is rabies but there are some other health issues. For example, children can contract worms (roundworms and hookworms) from dog excrement so de-worming your dog is very important. Also, fleas and ticks can become a concern. There are a number of flea and tick preventative measures (including collars and medications) that can be used to keep your dog from getting fleas…

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