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Smooth, Pink Worm Found Next to Dog Excrement is Potentially an Earthworm

“I woke up and saw this next to my dog’s poop” states this reader in her submission. “What is it?” she asks about the small, pink-colored worm in the picture below.

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Worm Detection

If the infection is allowed to progress, worms can lead to weight loss, anemia, vomiting, and in some cases, even death. Fortunately early worm detection can be as easy as a quick trip to the vet or a two-minute exam that you can perform on your own at home.

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Organic Dog Worm Cures

Garlic, wheat bran and pumpkin seeds are considered common organic dog worm cures by some, unfortunately, most organic “cures” do not work.

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Treating Worms in Dogs

Fleas are a major source of certain types of worms, such as tapeworms. When a dog accidentally swallows an infected flea, worms can hatch in the dog’s intestines.

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Dog Heart Worm Symptoms

In the earliest stages or heart worm, there are no abnormal signs of infection. In mild cases, coughing is present. In the moderate stage, you may notice coughing, exercise intolerance, and abnormal lung sounds.

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Can Silk Worms Live in Pets?

If you do find live silk worms in your pet’s food, it is never a bad idea to contact your vet to make sure this is harmless. Chances are, it is and your pet will pass the worms through his stool.

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Worms in Dog Feces

In addition to finding worms in your dog’s feces, other symptoms to look for include weight loss, vomiting, a dull coat, weakness, and coughing

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Dog Ring Worm Pictures

If you would like to browse through a large number of pictures of worms in one place, there are several credible websites to choose from. These include Photo Vault and Pic Search.

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Worms in Dogs

Worms in dogs are commonly found in the intestinal tract and sometimes in the heart. Professional treatment and owner prevention are critical to the well-being of your canine companion.