Friday, April 12, 2013

Most Common Worm Symptoms in Your Dogs!

Being a happy, playful, and spirited mutt, it's not uncommon that your dog would susceptible to getting worms as a health problem. With five common worms like heartworms, tapeworms, whipworms, roundworms, and hookworms, it is crucial to keep an eye out for the symptoms listed below to ensure your mutts' are nursed back to health:

  • Vomitting
  • Diarrhea
  • Change in appetite
  • Coughing
  • Big bellied
  • Lack of energy
  • Itchy skin or other skin irritations
  • Visible worms in poop
  • Unintentional weight loss
It is important to take your dogs to your trusted vet for a check up as soon as possible if you notice any other irregular health concerns or behaviors from your mutts. Normally the vet will just give your dogs an appropriate prescription to get rid of the worms.

Keep your mutts happy, healthy, and hearty!

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