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What are symptoms of roundworms?

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Some dogs don’t show symptoms of being infected, but many do. Here’s what to look for:

If you see these signs, take your dog to the vet. He'll test a sample of your dog’s poop and begin a set of treatments if necessary.

  • Pot-belly
  • Weakness
  • Diarrhea
  • Vomiting
  • Belly pain
  • Dull coat
  • Weight loss
  • Roundworms in poop or vomit

From: Roundworms in Dogs WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Companion Animal Parasite Council: ''Roundworms'' and ''Ascarid.''

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine Baker Institute for Animal Health: ''An Overview of Canine Roundworm Infections.''

The Merck Veterinary Manual: ''Roundworms in Small Animals.''

Reviewed by Amy Flowers on October 24, 2018

SOURCES:

Companion Animal Parasite Council: ''Roundworms'' and ''Ascarid.''

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine Baker Institute for Animal Health: ''An Overview of Canine Roundworm Infections.''

The Merck Veterinary Manual: ''Roundworms in Small Animals.''

Reviewed by Amy Flowers on October 24, 2018

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