Today’s PetMeds spotlight is on worming your pets. Regular checkups with your vet are essential to guaranteeing a pet’s long life, but there are a few things you can do at home for your pet that can help save one trip to the vet, worming.
Worming your pet at home can be done safely and effectively for the most common type of worms: hookworms, roundworms, tapeworms, and whipworms in dogs and tapeworms in cats.
Panacur C (fenbendazole) is a broad spectrum parasiticide used to treat hookworms, roundworms, tapeworms, and whipworms in dogs. It is also used by veterinarians to treat other parasites.
It being available in powdered form without a prescriptionmakes administering easy and effective, the powdered form can be mixed with half the amount of your pet’s usual food. Once the half has been consumed, allow them to finish with the other half. Dry dog food may require slight moistening to allow for proper mixing. Medicated food must be completely eaten for the medication to be effective.