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6 week old puppy passing numerous tapeworms. Used 3 days of

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6 week old puppy passing numerous tapeworms. Used 3 days of Panacur granular last dose Monday. Wednesday there are numerous tapeworms in stool-long and moving. Should I be concerned?
Hello, I am Dr. Peter a licensed Veterinarian. I would like to help.

1- What is the shape of the worms like spagetti or rice?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
Like spagetti-lots of them. I thought the wormer would take care of them by now.
If they are spagetti shaped those are not tapeworms, they are roundworms. It is very common after giving the dewormer (panacur) to have live worms come out in the feces live, especially if there is a large worm burden. All you need to do is repeat the panacur again in 2-3 weeks. Then, in 3 months; no worries, this is expected.

Hope the above helps, if you have additional questions I will be glad to answer them.

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