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Postby twistedoak » Thu Aug 22, 2013 4:30 pm

i'm familiar with your common worms
but in discarding this weeks solid waist I had an infestation of a worm or larva I never seen before

I didn't get a pic but they were about 3/16" long, black or dark brown , flat ,wider across the middle.
they moved in a direction that indicted a head.
they reminded me of tiny finless flounder.

the dog is 13 wks old ,and at this point has a better nose for turds rather then birds.
and has found deer turds ,rabbit turds,bear turds and several others I can't identify,
so the possibility of picking something up is there.

my vets on vacation till Monday and Wednesday we already have a visit planned.
is it something I can wait on?
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Re: parasites

Postby huntnvet » Thu Aug 22, 2013 5:04 pm

Got any pics?

Have you given dog any deworming meds? Which ones and how much?

Thx
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Re: parasites

Postby twistedoak » Thu Aug 22, 2013 6:20 pm

due to their size I never thought about trying to get a pic.

she has been dewormed 2 times ,but I don't know what was used.
a month ago she had a stool sample test and was clean.
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Re: parasites

Postby lanco » Tue Aug 27, 2013 11:17 pm

We're these in a fresh squoze sample? It doesn't sound like any pataste typically seen, sounds more like beetle larvae. If you are seeing that in a warm pile get a sample to your vet ASAP!
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