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Dewormer For Dogs

Dog Worms

…negative even when your dog is suffering from worms. In fact, approximately seventy-five percent of fecal samples taken from dogs infected with internal parasites will not actually confirm the presence of these worms. As a result, veterinarians will often prescribe a deworming treatment even with negative test results. This is done because infections of dog worms are so common and it can be dangerous and troublesome for your pet if this condition…

Children and Dogs

dogs. Not all dogs will interact well with children just as not all children will interact well with dogs. Typically speaking, there are some breeds that are more suitable, especially if you have children under 6. A medium sized dog, like a Labrador for example, will be less intimidating to small children. Small dogs should usually be avoided because sometimes young children are too rough and this can cause the dogs to bite. Likewise, large dogs

Dog Mites

dog’s face and neck. It can spread over the entire body. 2. Self mutilation. The itching is so intense that your dog may scratch until he bleeds and some dogs have been known to also pull out there hair. 3. Pustules on the skin. These are the mites burrowing under the skin. 4. Skin becomes crusty and thick.Diagnosis Diagnosis can be made by your veterinarian if you are unsure. Skin scrapings are done, but are not always accurate because a dog can…

Dog Hematochezia

…tests will be performed. There will be a complete 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…

Dog Diarrhea

…broader and more common causes. If your dogs diarrhea is causing you concern, contact your veterinarian and he or she will be able to determine whether or not the underlying cause 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…

Cat Mites

…reason for this is the fact that the skin 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…

Cat Coughs

…disease such as cancer can cause coughing, especially in the case of lung tumors. Although more common with dogs, heart disease can also give rise to a cats cough. Therefore, there are many different potential causes and triggers for coughs in cats, some trivial and others more harmful.Treatment The treatment required, if any, for your cats cough will depend upon the causative agent or underlying condition that is giving rise to the symptom.…

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