How should dogs eat anthelmintics? The correct way to take anthelmintic
Abstract: Parasites on dogs are generally removed by taking medicine, so understanding how to take anthelmintics for dogs is the knowledge that every parent must master. The dog can go to the pet hospital for deworming and let the special pet doctor feed the dog with deworming medicine. If the dog is dewormed at home, it can be mixed with the dog food it usually eats. Here is a detailed introduction to the correct way to eat anthelmintics in dogs.
How should dogs eat anthelmintic
The dog’s deworming medicine can be mixed into the dog food he usually eats, or put into his favorite snacks, such as canned food, chicken strips, etc. If the dog is really picky, the owner can take the dog to the pet hospital and be operated by a professional, or use a medicine feeder to force it in. In addition, it is worth noting that if there are a lot of parasites in the dog’s feces after taking the anthelmintic, it is recommended to repeat the anthelmintic.
The correct way to take anthelmintic
1) Pay attention to deworming time
Internal deworming is very important for both puppies and adult dogs. Long-term non-deworming will not only affect the physical development of dogs but also endanger the health of dogs, resulting in vomiting, diarrhea, emaciation, susceptibility to disease, and so on.
Therefore, regular deworming should be carried out. The first deworming can be carried out when the dog is about one month old. After that, it can be done once a month. After adulthood, it can be done once every six months. If the dog often eats raw meat or human food, it is recommended to do it once every three months or one quarter.
2) Select the appropriate anthelmintic
There are many kinds of anthelmintics on the market. Pet owners should pay attention to choosing brands with good quality and good reputations. Professional anthelmintics have a good killing effect and will not bring too much stimulation to the dog’s body. At home, they can always have pet anthelmintics like Meow Qing pet to help dogs do regular deworming work. They can calculate the dosage for dogs according to the instructions. If you are deworming your dog for the first time, it is recommended that you give it to your dog under the guidance of a veterinarian.
3) Principles of medication/ Deworming should be carried out when the dog is healthy, and it should be avoided when the dog is sick or during special periods such as pregnancy and the physiological period. It is worth noting that the anthelmintic is recommended to be fed 3 to 4 hours after the dog is full. After taking the drug, it is necessary to let the effect play, and the dog can stop eating for 5 to 6 hours. Do not give alkaline drugs to dogs for three days after taking deworming drugs.
4) Post-anthelmintic reaction/ Some dogs are more sensitive intestines and stomach, after feeding anthelmintic is likely to appear poor spirit, a small amount of diarrhea or vomiting and other symptoms, is also a normal reaction, the owner can properly feed some Wang Yi system to help dogs coordinate the disorder of flora, reduce the burden on the intestines and stomach. After a few days of deworming, observe the dog’s feces again. If it still carries worms, it means that the infection is more serious. It is recommended to carry out deworming again after 2 weeks.