Dogs are commonly infected by worms e.g. hookworms, roundworms and tapeworms and these pose a threat to their health, as well as posing a threat to the health of humans.Ask your Vet for his recommendations on de-worming your puppy and which de-wormer to use. In general though, a puppy aged 4-12 weeks should be de-wormed every two weeks. From 12 weeks to 6 months puppies’ should be de-wormed monthly and after 6 months, right through adulthood, dogs should be dewormed every 3 months.
Dogs and puppies pick up worms in various ways: