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Female Join date : 2012-03-30
Location : Jacksonville, Florida

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PostSubject: worms...yuck!   worms...yuck! EmptyMon Jun 25, 2012 7:44 pm

So Finnick has been with us for a few weeks now...and was inititally checked out by a vet and given heartguard the first week we had him..but never seemed to gain weight no matter how much food he ate.

I took him to a new vet today to get more heartguard and to see if there was something else going on with him and found out he did have worms. Whip and Round worms. ew. He weighed in at 44.3 pounds, but he is so tall and lanky that it just looks like he is completely mal nurished. I can see his ribs and his hip bones are sticking out.
He was wormed and I go back in three weeks for the second round of wormer, but he also gave me Nutri-Cal to give him at home, but has anyone ever used this stuff? I'm supposed to give him one tablespoon a night for 5 nights.

He has been drinking water SO much the point where I had to take up his water bowl...could this be from the wormer? I have been filling the bowl up and giving it to him about once an hour or so to keep it somewhat regulated, but i dont know if i should just let him free drink it or what.

Also my thought to be 6 month old boy is actually over a year old apparently. When asked his age I told him that he should be around 6 months old according to what i was told, but after the vet looked at his teeth he is guessing anywhere between 12-18 months.

This boy sure has been a lot of work these past few weeks, thats for sure! lol
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Female Join date : 2012-05-02
Location : MD

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PostSubject: Re: worms...yuck!   worms...yuck! EmptyMon Jun 25, 2012 10:46 pm

I don't know if wormer makes them drink, Balon would drink all day if I let him, he keeps peeing and peeing, and now its clear, ugh call to vet tomorrow!
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