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Q. I just found out both my 1 and a half year old dogs have hookworms. How do I treat them

A. You should bring fresh stool specimens from each dog to the vet for a definitive diagnosis. The vet can dispense the appropriate medication.

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BETTE ISACOFF

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A. Your veterinarian can dispense a broad spectrum dewormer based on their weights. To prevent future infection, place both dogs on a monthly heartworm/parasite preventative such as Sentinel or Interceptor.

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ANGEL ALVARADO

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