Asked in Goats and Sheep
Should you be concerned if your goats are coughing extensively?
If they are regularly coughing and the feed is not dusty then I would take their temperatures as they may have a respiratory infection and need antibiotics or they might have lung worms and need drenching for worms. ...
Are all puppies born with worms?
yes they are I think you take them in about 3 to 4 weeks of age for the first deworming call vet to make sure. Puppies are never born with worms. But if their mother has worms they acquire the worms from her within a few days after birth. ...
Asked in Domestic Dogs
Can the puppies get worms if you hold them to much?
Puppies can not get worms from being held too much. Worm infestation can be contracted from eating undercooked meats, or licking grass where an infected animal has defecated. ...
Asked in Conditions and Diseases
What does it mean when you keep coughing up mucus?
Coughing up mucus is normal when having a cold. Coughing up mucus is a sign that the cold is clearing up. ...
Is it normal for German shepherd puppies to have worms?
Yes. They will need to be wormed.
Can puppies be safely treated for worms?
Absolutely, although there are fewer medications that are considered safe for puppies versus adult dogs. Your veterinarian will typically worm all puppies when they present for their first and second vaccines because worms are extremely common in this age group of dogs. ...
Asked in Domestic Dogs, Dog Breeding and Mating
Is bactrim given to puppies for worms?
Bactrim is not given to puppies for deworming purposes. You need to know what types of worms your pup has & then use the appropriate dewormer for the types of worms pup has. I suggest you take your pup & a sample of his or her feces into your Veterinarian to be checked out. What are you giving the Bactrim for and who gave it to you? ...
Asked in Domestic Dogs, Animal Parasites
How often do you worm the mother of the puppies?
Worming a mother of puppies is like normal but to take extra care when you worm the puppies at afew weeks/months old it's always good to worm the mother at the same time AND before the puppies are born so they don't get worms from drinking off her and she doesn't get worms from cleaning up after them. ...
Do puppies have to be dewormed?
Many Vets routinely recommend deworming puppies as some intestinal worms are easily passed from mom to puppies before they're born. Deworming is easy and relatively inexpensive, considering the risk of the puppies passing some worms to humans, especially children who like to cuddle and kiss the puppies and let the puppies lick their face. Your Vet can give you the best advice about intestinal parasites prevalent in your area, and which ones your puppies should be treated for. ...