10 Best Home Remedies For Worms In Dogs

2. Pineapple

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Procedure:

  • Cut the pineapple into little chunks (small than the once you see in canned ones).
  • Give a few of it as a tiny treat.

Note: Give pineapple only as a treat. Excess can be dangerous. Do not more than 2 to 3 small pieces of pineapple a day.

How Does This Work?

Pineapple: This tropical fruit is one of the best foods to keep a dog’s stomach healthy. This is due to the presence of an enzyme called bromelain in them. Bromelain has been proven to kill tapeworms effectively. Also, it prevents the problem of stool eating in dogs.

The Remedy Is Not Good, If:

  • You are giving too much of pineapple to your dog. It can cause diarrhea, stomach pain, gas, vomiting, and discomfort.
  • You are serving the pineapple along with its peel.
  • You are giving canned pineapples to your dog.

1. Propolis (Honeybee Glue)

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Procedure:

  • Buy propolis tincture from the drug store.
  • Dilute the propolis tincture by adding 1 ml of it in ½-liter water.
  • Keep the liquid in a vessel and store it in the refrigerator.
  • For every 10 kg (22 pounds) of dog’s body weight, give 1 teaspoon a day.
  • Continue for a week or two and not more.

Note: For every 22 pounds of the dog’s body weight, 1 teaspoon a day should be given. Excess of this can prove dangerous.

How Does This Work?

Honeybees collect resins from shrubs, trees and return to their hives to blend it with pollen, saliva, and beeswax to produce propolis. So, propolis is a mixture of 30% beeswax, 50% resins, and 20% saliva, pollen, oils, and enzymes. An interesting fact is that bees use it inside the hive for antibacterial and structural purposes. While the beeswax is utilized for major structural problems in the hive, propolis is helpful for making smaller repairs.

Propolis exhibits antibacterial, anti-parasitic, anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory, antiviral, anti-cancer, and antioxidant properties. This is due to the presence of amino acids, polyphenols, flavonoids, diterpenic acids, caffeic acids in them.

The Remedy Is Not Good, If:

  • You are exceeding the recommended dosage.
  • Your dog is pregnant.

How To Prevent Dog Worms?

  • Maintain a proper immune system by feeding the dog healthy foods.
  • Keep the yard free from poop.
  • Don’t allow the dog to eat poop.
  • Keep the dog’s living space clean and hygienic.
  • Use mosquito repellents to get rid of mosquitoes because they are the tiny insects that carry parasites.
  • Keep snails and slugs out of the dog’s yard space.
  • Discuss with a vet about de-worming the dog.

The home remedies for dog worms given in this article are true to research. However, if you are not sure about it, consult a vet before use.

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