when you bought your new puppie did the breeder tell you what the worming program the pup was on and did they give or offer to give you a dose of the wormer. When you as a breeder sells a litter do you give or attempt to give the buyer a dose of the wormer? If the breeder gives you a dose do you feel that means that they are saying their pup's have worms? just wanted your opions on this.
MSboxer I don't think that it means their dogs have worms. I give all my dogs wormer for precaution measures. even the puppies. Well the vet does the babies. When I got both of my westies the breeder gave me full shot and worming info and what brands. It would be helpful to know what they have givin so that if there is any conflicts in meds. your vet will know what to do. I also keep records for my puppies for their new owners. Which will be givin in their packets. jubilee
Yes, I have always gotten the name of the worm medication, and have supplied the name to anyone that has bought a puppy from me. It is very common for puppies to have worms, but just because you get medication does not mean your puppy has worms, rather that it will prevent worms. I have never actually seen worms either way.
when i bought scout i was not given any wormer. i think scouts previous wormings were written on her health record along with her shots. it is very common for pups and kittens to be born with worms even if the bitch had a negative fecal sample. so handing out wormer to your puppy buyers shouldn't be viewed as a bad thing. most vets routinely worm puppies and kittens regardless of their negative fecal samples also.
see I always do that and this "person" bought a dog from me- and I gave him the wormer. that pup died and we were trying to be good and we gave him another- on autops the pup died of anemia from worms he had had it 1 1/2 months. wormed once. this dog has gotten sick and he wanted us to pay the vet bill. we said no. out of 7 pups the only ones who have been sick at all are the 2 he has had. he got a lawyer and i quote" you admitted ***** had worms" and then accused me of having unhealthy dogs. my dogs get better medical care than most children. My vet and lawyer both laugh. also do you believe a vet called white boxers "RARE"
One of my nieghbors has a white Boxer,her name is Sasha,beautiful dog. When I bought my dogs the breeder had on their certificates what wormers each dog had ,what dose ,what kind.She didn't give me any wormers with the dogs .
At our little pet show, there is a category called "Most Unusual". You explain to the judge and show him/her what it is about your pet that makes it unique. This year a guy won first place because he told the judge that his Boxer was unusual because he was white and those are very rare. The dog even had brown around his eyes and ears....didn't look "all white" to me. Also my son's girlfriend has two all white ones. Don't see what's rare about that at all. The judge must not have known any better. I feel bad for any puppies going to that man that you had problems with.
I have not seen worms in years. Regardless of this, and for the reason that I have it on the health record of pups that I sell, I worm pups. I use Nemex 2. You can get it from Drs. Foster and Smith, or Revival Animal Health in big bottles. I follow the label for how often. As worms encyst and emerge weeks down the road, I worm periodically. If the pups were SO bad it may have been tapeworm. Prescription...expensive...gotta do all animals on property, AND eradicate any fleas on property, or they reinfest and costs all over again. Many years ago I had a pup w/ tapes that fell over in convulsions...I did not have any idea that he had worms because he had been wormed...those medicenes don't do tapes, although panacur may do some...The vet may authorize a jar of Panacur granules...lasts forever. That's what I use on my adults each year.
Sorry' I strayed from the ? I think it would be good to tell them that IF the pup had worms, they hatch out after wormers are given, and that their vet should check for worms periodically? I would not give them wormer, and am wary of offering vet services like having them come back for worming/shots. I give them a worming/vaccine schedule to follow. Tell them to go to a vet for checkups. I also tell them to keep the animal free of fleas or it will get tapes...