Intestinal worming aids in the prevention of tapeworms, roundworms and hookworms in companion cats and dogs.
Dogs also have an additional worm called whipworm which is also treatable. Intestinal worms can cause weight loss, chronic diarrhoea, vomiting and blood loss from the gut.
Worming is very simple and easy to do. Often 1 tablet is adequate to treat all the worms. Flavoured chewies and topical drops are available for animals that are difficult to tablet.
Worming Recommendations for Dogs and Cats
- Once every 2 weeks until the animal is 3 months of age, then every month until 6 months of age.
- After this, animals should be wormed every 3-6 months depending on diet, lifestyle and the presence of fleas.