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Treatment for roundworms is completed on an outpatient basis using specific drugs to kill the roundworms and the roundworm larvae. In severe cases, surgery may be performed to remove more of the roundworm matter.
It is very important to take the animal in for a repeat fecal examination to ensure that all of the roundworms, including the larvae, were eliminated from the dog's body.
There are no known preventative measures for roundworms.
An unsegmented parasitic worm belonging to the Nematoda class
The digestive tract containing the stomach and intestine