Worms in Dogs Directory
Worms in dogs can come in the form of tapeworms, roundworms, hookworms, heartworms, and more. Some of these are deadly, others less serious. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how dogs catch worms, symptoms of worms, and how they are treated.
Roundworms in Dogs - Symptoms, Causes, Treatments
WebMD explains roundworms (ascarids) in dogs, including symptoms, causes, and treatments.
Deworming Dogs and Puppies
WebMD explains common treatment options for deworming adult dogs and puppies and preventing human infection.
Worms in Dogs
Dogs are vulnerable to various kinds of infections from worms (not all of them real worms). WebMD describes causes, symptoms and treatments.
Why Is My Dog Dragging Its Bottom?
Why is your dog scooting on the floor? It could be anything from infection to worms to a tumor. Learn more from WebMD about why dogs drag their bottoms -- and when to call the vet.
Heartworms in Dogs: Facts and Myths
Heartworms in dogs are easy to prevent, but difficult, and costly, to cure. We asked Sheldon Rubin, president of the American Heartworm Society, all about heartworm infestations in dogs.
Common Illnesses in Puppies and Kittens
Even young pets that have had their shots can get sick. Here's what to watch out for.
New Puppy FAQ: Vaccinations, Worms, Illnesses, and Other Common Puppy Concerns
WebMD veterinary expert answers commonly asked questions about bringing home a new puppy, including puppy-proofing your house, when to take the new pooch to the vet, and what you should feed it.