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Q How often should I worm my dog?
A Adult dogs and puppies over 12 weeks of age should be wormed at 3
Beaphar One Dose Wormer is an effective and simple way to provide this necessary regular treatment.
- Worms in Dogs
- Worms in Cats
How do I treat my cat or dog for worms?
It is important to remember to worm regularly. The recommendation for worming is as follows: ✔ Pets aged 2 – 12 weeks = dose every 2 weeks (as puppies and kittens are continually being re-infected by mother’s milk). ✔ Mothers should be treated concurrently, until weaning....
Can worms make children go blind?
Although dog & cat roundworms cannot complete their life cycle in humans, ingested eggs, on very rare occasions, can cause serious conditions in children. They hatch into larvae in the gut and then migrate to various organs of the body, including the liver, lungs, eyes and brain where they...
Can people catch worms from pets?
Certain worms are capable of being transmitted from animals to humans; such worms are said to have a ‘zoonotic potential’. The dog roundworm, Toxocara canis, is probably the best known of these and human infection may occur if a person swallows the microscopic worm eggs, having picked them...
How can I tell if my dog has worms?
Symptoms in Puppies & Kittens.Roundworms may cause abdominal swelling and pain, loss of weight, vomiting or diarrhoea, and on rare occasions, rupture of the bowel. A post mortem may find that the stomach and intestines contain hundreds of worms. The migrating larvae in the lungs may also...
Which types of worms affect my pet?
All dogs and cats have worms throughout their lives. This is particularly true during their puppy or kittenhood, and at this time owners should always be on guard and looking for symptoms. However, adult pets are constantly picking up worms, and their treatment, though less frequent, should not...
My cat is unwell after treating it with Beaphar Multiwormer for Cats
A small number of cats experience wobbliness, inco-ordination and related symptoms several hours after taking the fawn-coloured tablets (tapeworm treatment given in week 2). This is a rare but known reaction to the fawn tablets, which contain an active ingredient called...