Dog Wormers

Dog Wormers

    Dog wormers are medications used to treat and prevent internal parasitic infestations in dogs. Worms are common parasites that can affect a dog's gastrointestinal tract, heart, lungs, and other organs. It’s important to keep your pet happy and healthy by protecting them from these parasites by frequent worming treatment. From Simparica chewable tablets to a range of pipette worming solutions, take a look at our range today.

    often do dogs need worming?

    frequency of worming for dogs depends on several factors, including the dog's
    age, lifestyle, and the specific parasites present in your region. Here are
    some general guidelines:


    Puppy Deworming: Puppies are often born with or can acquire worms from their mother's
    milk. As a result, most veterinarians recommend a series of deworming treatments for puppies starting at around 2 weeks
    of age and continuing every 2 to 3 weeks until they are about 12 weeks old.
    This helps address common intestinal parasites like roundworms and hookworms
    that are prevalent in young dogs.


    Adult Dogs: For adult dogs, the frequency of worming can vary based on factors
    such as the dog's lifestyle and the type of parasites present in the
    environment. In general, most adult dogs should receive regular deworming
    treatments as a preventive measure. This often involves deworming every 3 to 6
    months, depending on the risk factors.


    High-Risk Dogs: Dogs that are at higher risk of exposure to parasites may need more
    frequent deworming. For example, dogs that spend a lot of time outdoors,
    interact with other animals, hunt, or live in areas with high parasite
    prevalence might need more frequent treatments.


    Consult Your Veterinarian: It's important to consult your veterinarian
    to determine the best deworming schedule for your dog. Your vet will consider
    factors such as your dog's health status, age, lifestyle, and the local
    parasite prevalence when making recommendations.

    that not all worming products are effective against all types of worms. Some
    products are broad-spectrum and target multiple parasites, while others are
    specific to certain types of worms. It's important to use the right product for
    your dog's specific needs, and your veterinarian can help you choose the most
    appropriate treatment.

    follow your veterinarian's recommendations for deworming, as overuse of certain
    medications can lead to resistance in parasites. Additionally, maintaining good
    hygiene and cleanliness in your dog's living environment can also help reduce
    the risk of worm infestations.