A dog wormer is medication used for expelling parasites and worms commonly infecting a dog's stomach such as roundworms, tapeworms, hookworms, and pinworms. Dogs usually get infected with worms from what they eat. Some of the symptoms showing a dog has worms include weight loss, diarrhea, vomiting, unable to relieve feces, and irritation in the anus.
Types of Dog Wormers
Kinds of Dog Wormers include the following:
Chewable dog wormer tablets
Chewable dog wormer tablets are for dogs and puppies weighing more than 25 pounds.
They can be hard to administer to stubborn dogs but easy for dogs who like to chew on almost anything.
Granulated dog wormer
A granulated dog wormer has a fibrous texture.
It can be simply mixed with dog food.
It is easier to administer than chewable dog wormer tablets.
It mixes well with dry or wet food.
Liquid dog wormer
A liquid dog wormer can be mixed with the dog's drinking water.
It should have a positive taste to prevent dogs from being turned off by the different taste.
Choosing Dog Wormers (Buying tips)
Palatability: Choose a highly palatable dog wormer for easy administration. It should have a good flavor and aroma to attract your dog into taking it.