Articles for tag: Deworming, Tapeworms

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Use of Droncit Dewormer for Dogs

Droncit is the brand name for the prescription deworming medication praziquantel. Droncit is for both dogs and cats, but it is important that only dogs get Droncit made for dogs and cats Droncit made only for cats. Other brand name medications that use praziquantel include Drontal, Drontal Plus and Biltricide. Droncit is made by Bayer ...

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Dogs Cannot Transmit Pinworms to People

It’s a common misconception that if a child gets pinworms, it’s all the fault of the dog of the cat. These pets are innocent, because pinworms can only live in the guts of primates, not in the digestive tracts of dogs and cats. The many types of worms that dogs and cats can get include ...

Signs and Symptoms of Tapeworm Disease

You can be infected with a tapeworm and not even know it. Tapeworm infections are more common in underdeveloped countries, than in the United States, but they still occur. The most common type of tapeworm that infects people living in the United States is the beef tapeworm – which cows get from the soil. Humans ...

Dangers of a Sanitized Tapeworm Diet

Okay, a sanitized tapeworm diet? I never heard anything so stupid in a diet solution in all of my life! Before I would ever do something so irrational, I would go for stomach stapling first rather than do something like this. You actually eat these sanitized worms in order to lose weight. Before you would ...

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Does Your Cat Have Worms?

What to do if you suspect your cat has worms? Many cat owners face this common problem. These worms can affect the cat’s health in general and so it is very important to treat the feline right away. However, the first thing to do if you suspect your cat has worms is to take the ...

How to Avoid and Treat Tapeworms

Although you usually think of tapeworms attacking animals, human beings can also be invaded. Parasite worms that live in the intestinal tracts of some animals, tapeworms can also infect human beings of all ages. But, relax as humans rarely contact tapeworms, but when they do, at first it can be devastating, just knowing you have ...

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How to Get Rid of and Prevent Worms in Your Pet

It is very unappealing to see little squirmy creatures in your pet’s stools or bottom. Not only is it not pleasing but also it means your pet is sick. Unfortunately, most puppies and kittens, if not all, will get worms so it is very important to check your puppies and kittens stools often. Some adult ...

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Signs of Tapeworms in Your Cat

When Alley first came into my life, I became a first time cat owner. I never thought about a cat having tapeworms. But apparently they can, as I came to realize about a year ago. There are both visible and non-visible signs of tapeworms in cats, which I’ll cover later. But if, like me, you ...

Worms You Can Get from Dogs

Your child has pinworms again, and you suspect the dog is to blame. But before you point the finger at Rover one more time, you need to get the facts. Dogs don’t get pinworms, nor do they carry them. Pinworms are passed between people due to poor sanitation. That’s not saying that you can’t contract ...