• My pup was given a dewormer on the 20th, I saw 2 live tapeworms in his stool later that night and then into the next day. I haven't seen any for the past 5 days. Is he clear of worms? Would it be too early to do a fecal test?

    Hi Brent,

    I recommend that you call and talk to your local Banfield Hospital about this question. The timing of killing the tapeworms and the fecal recheck will depend on the species of tapeworm that was present as well as the exact dewormer that was used. Your local hospital has access to his medical history and they can give you the best advice on this.


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