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How do we tell if the dog has a parasite?

As the temperature rises, the number of parasites on the dog increases, and so does the dog’s chance of infection. Although most owners regularly dewormed their dogs, there is no guarantee that they will be able to avoid infection. What other ways can we tell if a dog is infected with a parasite that may cause certain symptoms? Let’s take a look at some of them.


1. Ways to identify dog ectoparasites:

White dogs:
For white dog owners, it’s easy to spot ectoparasites, since most ectoparasites feed on the dog’s blood and, of course, excrete, leaving little black spots on the dog. If we have regular dog grooming habits will find, there will be a lot of small black hairs in the coat, under normal circumstances is not so much dirt, so it is usually parasite excrement. If the amount is small, we just put the little black spot in the water, melting to see if there is blood on it. The blood color is definitely ectoparasite feces, the owner should be found as soon as possible for the dog to implement deworming.

Dark-colored dogs:
For dogs that are dark and black, the owner is less likely to find ectoparasite feces. One tool, called a flea comb, is a very dense, very thin comb. It doesn’t comb out the ectoparasites on the dog, but the owner can comb out the ectoparasites’ droppings. The owner simply taps on a blank piece of paper and identifies the feces as dirty or ectoparasite in the same way as above.


2. Ways to identify parasites in dogs

If the owner of the dog in time for the removal of parasites, the dog’s absorption of nutrients will be much worse than normal dogs, so the dog will become thinner. So if the owner usually gives the dog food nutrition is normal, or the dog’s appetite is very big, but still very thin, then the dog has parasites.

In addition to weight loss, internal parasites may also cause diarrhea in dogs, if the dog’s poop is always shapeless, and there are no other adverse reactions, most likely caused by internal parasites.

Internal parasites can also cause butt grinding in dogs, but don’t confuse this with delayed anal gland cleaning, which can also cause butt grinding if the dog doesn’t clean the anal gland for a long time.

In addition, one of the most direct phenomena is the dog’s feces with adult worms or eggs, if too many parasites, the dog will vomit, vomit in the vomit may have parasites.

Most insect repellents in the body are given in tablets, but most of them have been made into beef pellets and taste similar to beef, so dogs are happy to eat them if they don’t want to, the owner can also put it in the dog food and feed it with it. In Vitro deworming is generally used drops, which is characterized by fast efficacy, long-lasting effect, and more convenient to use. But the first time the owner may use the wrong method, the owner had better let the doctor demonstrate once, wait until after the master after the dog can drive their own.