[If you already know what type of parasite your dog has, go straight to Part 2, Treating Parasites]
1. You suspect your dog has parasites...
These can all be signs your dog has parasites.
But before you can treat them, you need to find out which parasite he has.
2. Collect a stool same
How Your Dog Can Get Them: Dogs can pick up roundworms by ingesting microscopic eggs from the environment or by eating infected animals like birds or rodents.
How Bad Are They? For most adult dogs roundworms are a low risk and health problems are rarely seen. But an infected female can transmit roundworms to her puppies during pregnancy; in puppies roundworms can be more serious … diarrhea and vomiting can cause in malnutrition and impaired growth.
Signs Your Dog May Have Roundworms: a pot bellied appearance, weakness, diarrhea, vomiting, abdominal pain, and a dull coat. Weight loss can be a sign of significant infection.
How To Treat Roundworms