Did you know that almost all puppies are born with worms?
- This is why starting at 2 weeks old puppies should be wormed frequently
- This should continue until they are 12 weeks old. Now it is time to worm your puppy once a month.
Worms can be a serious health problem for puppies and dogs and this schedule of care is important.
How will I know if my puppy has intestinal worms?
There are many signs of worms ranging from loss of appetite to lethargy – if you are at all concerned we recommend you visit your vet.
Symptoms can include:
• Poor appetite
• Coat in poor condition
• A “pot belly” – this is especially common in puppies
• Weight loss
• Lack of energy Lethargy
• Continual licking of the anal area
You can read more about worming your pet here
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