If my Hens have worms. Should I assume my dog does too?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by nittanyxi, Dec 2, 2011.

  1. nittanyxi

    nittanyxi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think my hens have worms and my dog has eaten their droppings. Should I assume she has worms too and treat her?
     
  2. JenniferNgo

    JenniferNgo Out Of The Brooder

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    Usually the worms that infect birds do not infect dogs (host specific). USUALLY not always....so yes, to be safe de-worm the dog too it can make them very sick if they get them [​IMG]
     

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