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Dr. Stacy, Veterinarian
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Experience:  10 years of experience in general practice.
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Just got her and seen worms in stool little worm, Gemma and

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Just got her and seen worms in stool little white worm
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. There are all sorts of infestations the dog can pick up. I'll have you talk to the Veterinarian who'll sort out what is wrong and help you decide what to do about it. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: Gemma and she is 4 or 5 months old
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Gemma?
Customer: She is a dashund ***** ***** mix
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Stacy replied 1 year ago.

Thank you for your question. My name is***** I have been a small animal veterinarian for 14 years and I'd like to help with your question. Can you tell me if the worms were small, flat, white worms that look like grains of rice? Or were they longer and round?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Looked like rice
Expert:  Dr. Stacy replied 1 year ago.

Small, flat worms are usually tapeworms. Tapeworms are spread by fleas so I would start by treating your puppy and any in contact animals for fleas. You can get a tapeworm dewormer at most pet stores. Just make sure you get one that contains praziquantel and follow the instructions on the label.

I hope that helps, but if you have more questions please let me know!

Expert:  Dr. Stacy replied 1 year ago.
Hi Marcia,

I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?

Dr. Stacy