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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 03-14-2014, 11:30 AM Thread Starter
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Hi! Sweet little Maverick had his 11 week appointment today. He weighed 25.2 lbs and overall got a great report.... Except for the fact that he had/still had roundworms. He was wormed at the breeders but it must not have cleared them all out.
He received a dewormer today and will get another dose tomorrow and in the meantime I would like to supplement his regular food a bit with some fresh items to assist with what I assume a bit of nutrient depletion. Any suggestions? Chicken and rice? Pumpkin? Etc...

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Diatomaceous Earth (food grade): Bug Killer You Can Eat!

When my pup had worms, I fed her extra supplements and a bit more food to try and counter the nutrient loss via the worms.

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Legend had roundworms so he got to eat the kibble he was on at the breeder's (didn't want to make a huge switch) plus some canned pumpkin. One he started the de-wormer, he expelled several dead worms and his poop firmed up almost immediately. I treated him with Panacur for 3 days and then a week later, I gave all the dogs another dose of their heartworm preventative (which also kills the roundworm eggs) just to be sure.

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One major suggestion: pick up all poop as soon as it happens. Rounds can affect people, as well as dogs, so don't leave the poop.

http://www.cdc.gov/healthypets/Meria...och_rsgWEB.pdf
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