Drontal Dog Worming tablets
For effective treatment of roundworms and tapeworms in a single simple dose. Can be used for pregnant and lactating bitches but only with veterinary consultation before treating pregnant bitches for roundworms. For adult dogs four treatments per year will form the basis of an effective worming regime. Puppies should be treated from the age of 2 weeks and every 2 weeks thereafter until they are about 3 months of age. It is generally accepted that nursing bitches should be wormed at the same time as their puppies. a connection between fleas and worming dogs, fleas are often infected wih a larval stage of the flea tapeworm, if your dog swallows an infected flea a worm may develop in the gut, which is a good reason to worm with Drontal Plus for dogs.
A dog infected with worms may show some symptoms like irritation of the bottom , which is a sign of tapeworm problems, dragging the bottom across the ground could be your dog's way of telling you their may be a problem. There are a few other signs such as: vomiting, a dull coat, a lack of vitality, perhaps they are off their food or a pot bellied appearance, which would be more common in puppies. If your dog is showing any behaviour you are not absolutely certain about we would suggest you contact your vet as soon as possible. However these signs are not always common, and in the early stages of infection possibly non existent, in fact dogs infected with worms may be showing no signs at all. This is why we suggest worming with products such as Drontal Plus tablets every three months.