Natural Remedies and Guidelines to Deworm a Pet

home remedies for deworming pets

Worming a pet when he gets to a certain age is essential. Gastrointestinal worms are the worst nightmare for the pet-parents because you never know when they’ll infect in your pet’s body. Intestinal worms are of many types and all these cause various infections as well as diseases to your four-legged pal. Preventing and controlling these worms from disrupting the contentment of your puppy or kitten helps you and your pet in a long run. A number of home remedies are there that are beneficial to prevent the intestinal worms.

Various symptoms that help in diagnosing the presence of intestinal worms or any harm they are causing to the pet are:

  1. Vomiting
  2. Coughing
  3. Lethargy
  4. Diarrhea
  5. Weight loss
  6. Lack of appetite
  7. Abdominal pain

There are several home remedies and prevention methods you can apply and administer to your friend. Few of the easiest and accessible are as follows:

  • Pumpkin seeds

pumpkin seeds for dogs

Safe to be used on pregnant pets. It helps to prevent and eliminate the existing worms from the pet’s body. It is most effective against hookworms and tapeworms. It is also a great supplement to add to the pet’s diet.

  • Diatomaceous Earth

Diatomaceous-Earth- for-pets
It is a natural parasite-fighting agent. Adding this to the pet’s diet effectively eliminates the adult worms thus leading to stop the breeding process.

  • Cloves

Cloves for dogs and cats

Ground cloves are very beneficial for the pet’s digestive system as it kills both the adult stage and eggs of the worms. It is highly inadvisable to use cloves as a remedy for worm removal in pregnant dogs.

  • Black Walnut

Walnuts for deworming cats and dogs


It is the best and common treatment for tapeworms. It is highly acidic in nature that easily eliminates the worms, their eggs and the larval stages of tapeworms.

  • Wormwood

common-wormwood- for-pets


It is very effective in eliminating and preventing the pet’s body from roundworms, tapeworms, and threadworms. Do not overdose roundworms to the dogs, as it might be harmful to the pet’s health.

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Moreover, most important of all, cleanliness is the father of maintaining a healthy environment. Healthy surroundings ensure no intrusion of any infected species from which the pet can ingest the worms or larval stages or eggs of the worms.

There are also numbers of treatments available in the markets that are both effective and efficient in killing and preventing worm infestations. However, choosing the right one is the toughest decision. Here is a list of few top-selling de-wormers for the pets.

  • Cazitel Flavored Tablets


Buy Cazitel for Cats



Buy Cazitel Plus for Dogs

  • Mediworm


Buy Mediworm for Dogs


Buy Mediworm for Cats


Buy Mediworm for Birds

  • Popantel


Buy Popantel for Dogs


Buy Popantel for Cats

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  3. View all Wormers and supplies for Birds

Administering these treatments or de-worming your pet with the above-mentioned medications must be done after reading proper guidelines on how and when to de-worm your pet.

For puppies, de-worm them every 2 weeks from 2 weeks of age up to 3 months of age. After that, de-worm every month until 6 months of age.
For kittens, de-worm every 2 weeks from 6 weeks of age to 3 months. After that, de-worm every month until 6 months of age.
For adult dogs and cats, de-worm them in every 3 months. For birds read de-wormers directions.

If you follow all this, then your pet will have the least chances of getting infected due to intestinal worms. Worming in essential for all the pets, for their well-being, and for them to lead and fit and healthy life.