Help your clients keep up your good work!
You go to great lengths to provide your breeding dogs and puppies with an environment that is safe and healthy.
But what about when they leave you to go to their new home?
- What your clients don’t know can hurt their puppy – and their family.
- They don’t understand the worms’ life cycle, or how infections are transmitted.
- They don’t realize that some of these common dog parasites can also infect humans (what is known as “zoonosis”).
- They don’t know about deworming dogs and how to control and prevent intestinal worm infections.
- Educate your clients about deworming dogs
- at 6, 8, 10 and 12 weeks of age;
- once a month until the age of 6 months (recommended by some dog health experts);
- at least every 6 months after the age of 6 months (even after a monthly heartworm prevention program is started).
- Safe for puppies and pregnant females of all breeds, with no known interactions with other drugs;
- Highly effective against the major canine intestinal worms that infect puppies and adult dogs;
- Easy to administer at home.
- Spread the word about deworming dogs!
Puppies and pregnant or nursing animals are at highest risk for canine intestinal parasites.
As such, they’re responsible for much of the environmental contamination that leads to the transmission of infection to other dogs and to humans.
And yet, most new dog owners know very little about canine intestinal worms. They have no idea how prevalent parasite infections really are.
Your clients trust and respect you. They turn to you for advice on how to care for their new puppy. You are in an ideal position to help raise their awareness regarding canine intestinal worms.
Provide your clients with information concerning any vaccination and/or canine deworming programs you may have initiated, and encourage them to follow up with their own veterinarian.
Recommend to your clients that they start their puppy on a regular deworming program, using an age-appropriate broad-spectrum dewormer:
The ideal canine deworming product should be:
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