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Protect your pet against deadly parasites with regular deworming.

Intestinal worms are common parasites in dogs and cats, which can cause serious health problems if left untreated. That’s why we recommend deworming treatments to protect your pet from these parasites. 

What are intestinal worms?

Intestinal worms are parasites that live in pets’ intestines. There are several common types of intestinal worms, including roundworms (e.g. Ascaris or Ancylostoma) and flatworms (e.g. tapeworms). These parasites feed off the host animal’s nutrients and can cause a variety of health problems if not eliminated.

What are the symptoms of intestinal worms in animals?

The symptoms of intestinal worms can vary according to the type of parasite and the degree of infestation. Some common signs include vomiting, diarrhea, weight loss, increased appetite, worms in stools and excessive itching around the anal area. However, some animals may not present any noticeable signs of infection.

How can my pet get intestinal worms?

Pets can get intestinal worms by ingesting the eggs of parasites present in the environment, such as in soil, water or contaminated food. The larvae of some worm species can penetrate an animal’s skin through direct contact. Pets can also get worms by eating infected prey such as birds or rodents.

Why is regular deworming treatment recommended for pets? 

Regular deworming treatment is essential for several important reasons:

  • Preventing infestations: Deworming helps to prevent intestinal worm infestations in pets. Prevention is essential because intestinal worms can cause a range of health problems for animals, including serious illness.
  • Overall health: An infestation of intestinal worms can cause undesirable symptoms such as vomiting, diarrhea, weight loss and changes in appetite. Regular deworming treatment helps to maintain your pet’s overall health by minimizing the risk of parasites.
  • Preventing transmission to people: Some intestinal worms can be passed from animals to humans, which is a health risk particularly for children and those who are immunosuppressed. Deworming your pet reduces the risk of parasites being transmitted to yourself or your family.
  • Protecting the health of other animals: If you have more than one pet and one of them has intestinal worms, this can also put the health of other animals in your home at risk. Regular deworming treatment reduces the risk of parasites spreading from one animal to another.
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