Natural way to prevent worms?

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Natural way to prevent worms?

Post by master2 » Thu May 12, 2016 10:23 am

Hi

Both my dogs are wormed every 3 months but there has been a lot of cases of dogs getting different types of worms in my area so other than there worming tablets what else can I do to prevent most types of worms naturally?

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Re: Natural way to prevent worms?

Post by JudyN » Thu May 12, 2016 12:43 pm

I'm not familiar with any, though I've a feeling some people give diatomaceous earth to prevent infestations - don't take that as gospel though. Not letting them eat unsavoury items like dog poo or drink from stagnant water might help.

Another option is to use Wormcount - you send off a poo sample every three months and they check it for parasites. I've been using it for a couple of years or so and they've all been clear of worms so far, though they did pick up a coccidia infection which I wouldn't have realised he had otherwise.
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Re: Natural way to prevent worms?

Post by Fundog » Sat May 14, 2016 8:49 am

There are herbs out there that can help evacuate worms. They don't actually kill the worms, but make the host a less desirable place to dine. The worms merely exit the body, often still alive in the stool, preferring to dine elsewhere.
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