Worms can cause fatal damage to your pet’s internal organs and transmit diseases. This is why it’s essential to show them the way out by using deworming medications. It is recommended to deworm dogs and cats at least four times a year to keep worms and diseases from infecting their bodies. To know more about our deworming services and to book an appointment, call us at (416) 362-9696.
Can I use the same deworming medicine for dogs and cats?
No, you should never use the same medications on dogs and cats. Medications are given based on the condition of the pet. What’s more, dogs and cats react differently to various chemicals in the medicines. Some substances in medicines can also be harmful or even deadly if given to another pet.
How will I know if my dog or cat has worms?
Adult dogs and cats often don’t show early signs of a worm infestation. However, signs can be spotted early in puppies and kittens. Some signs that can tell you if your pet has been affected by worms include the following:
- Worms or worm segments can be seen in their stool
- Weight loss
- Bloated abdomen
If I notice signs of worms in my pet’s stool, can I start using deworming medicine?
Please do not administer deworming medications without consulting your veterinarian. Medicines can vary based on age, breed, condition, and severity of the infestation, so medicines from previous consultations should not be administered past the recommended consumption date.