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    • noonesperfect
    • By noonesperfect 18th May 08, 6:16 PM
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    Best Time to worm dogs?
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    • 18th May 08, 6:16 PM
    Best Time to worm dogs? 18th May 08 at 6:16 PM
    Is there a time of day when it's best to give dogs their worming pills?

    Mine are due, but I usually give them in the morning. I'm always afraid my woofs might have an accident overnight if I give them in their worming pills in the early evening with their tea. They're always let out last thing at night, but then have to wait about 8 hours to go out. Is that too long?

    What does anyone else do?
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  • LittleTinker
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    • 18th May 08, 7:32 PM
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    • 18th May 08, 7:32 PM
    I just feed them to the dog when they eat....around lunch time.

    But when they were fed at tea time, I gave them then.

    I dont suppose it matters really.
  • snowman2
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    • 18th May 08, 9:29 PM
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    • 18th May 08, 9:29 PM
    Any time is the best time to worm your dog. Some wormers need to be given with food but check on the packet or check with your vet
    • suki1964
    • By suki1964 19th May 08, 12:16 AM
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    • 19th May 08, 12:16 AM
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    • 19th May 08, 12:16 AM
    Personally I give my lad his wormer in the morning on a day when I know we can be out walking together for most of the day - because he gets a runny bum every time.
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    • By Penny Watcher 19th May 08, 7:45 AM
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    • 19th May 08, 7:45 AM
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    • 19th May 08, 7:45 AM
    The instructions on my the dog's worming tablets said give the tablets in the morning with a fifth of their daily food.

    The wait 8 hours and feed them the rest of their food.

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    • noonesperfect
    • By noonesperfect 19th May 08, 10:44 AM
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    • 19th May 08, 10:44 AM
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    • 19th May 08, 10:44 AM
    Watch this space! :rolleyes:

    They got their worming pills then their brekky this morning (2 meals a day as it's dry food). I know I can be on hand to let them out today. I always worry that it the worming pills cause discomfort to the dog (I know I'm soft)

    suki1964 - your poor dog! Still, it's for his own good.
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