Roundworms in Dogs

Treatment

 

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.

 

Living and Management

 

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. 

 

Prevention

 

There are no known preventative measures for roundworms.