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Nothing only i was going to have a friend keep my dog

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nothing only i was going to have a friend keep my dog overnight but she said her dog has tapeworms so i didn't know if i should leave my dog there
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. There are all sorts of infestations your 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: brutus and he is 5
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about brutus?
Customer: no brutus does not have the tapeworms it my friend dog who was just put on medication I just wanted to know if brutus would get them if he stayed all night with them
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Gabby replied 1 year ago.

Hello and thank you for asking your question. My name is***** will try to help.

Expert:  Dr. Gabby replied 1 year ago.

The only way Brutus would get tapeworms is from eating one of the tapeworm segments on the other dogs stool or eating an flea that was infected with tapeworms.

I would not be afraid to leave Brutus art your friends house.

When one of my pets get tapeworms I ONLY treat that pet and not the other pets in my house.

But I do treat all my pets for fleas at that point.

Does that help?

Expert:  Dr. Gabby replied 1 year ago.

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

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