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OMG Little reggie has worms

Discussion in 'Dog Health and Nutrition' started by noddy, Sep 10, 2009.

  1. noddy

    noddy PetForums Newbie

    Jul 13, 2009
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    Ok here goes. Brought little reggie home on sunday (9 weeks today) took to the vets monday had his first jab and first does of worming treatment panacur. Tuesday morning noticed that his poo was a bit runny and by mid afternoon got quite bad and i also noticed what i beleive to be round worms about 3/4 inches long with some small ones as well. Thank heaven for google.

    On wednsday no difference in the situation and still passing these worms (which i beleive to be dead) Reggie also finished his worming treatment. Never having a pup before and after reading many pages on google i got concerned regarding the possibility of him dehydrating and if i should continue using the worming treatment so rang the vet. Vet assures me not to worry and to give him tiny amount of food or none for12 hours and make sure he gets enough water.

    Well reggie still has his appetite and drinks ok and is also still running around like mad but last night he got diarea so bad it was like a water pistol. Although he is still his happy old self this morning he still had runny poo (not as bad as last night) with several large worms in.

    Sorry if i am rambling on, but i just have one or two question. How long does it take for the worm infestation to clear from is system and how long should i allow him to have diarea before contacting vet. Last question Should i cook him up some rice and chicken and if so how should the chicken be cooked.

    Many many thanks for those that read and reply.
  2. trabonita

    trabonita PetForums Member

    Mar 20, 2009
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    first of all, ring the vets and just ask them whether the diahorea is normal etc, then at least you will be reassured. with regards to the chicken and rice, you boil the chicken in a pan of water. As long as your pup is his happy self I wouldn't worry too much.
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