Dog Dewormer

For dog intestinal worms what is the difference between a retail dog dewormer and alternative health herbs? Let’s talk canine parasites, worm prevention and healing the gut.

My happy 13-year-old dog who never needed dog dewormer

Parasitic worms in dogs come in a variety.

What do tapeworms, roundworms in dogs and the rest all have in common?

The perfect food to thrive on. An intestinal tract filled with "stuff".

And generally the more garbage, the more prolific these intestinal parasites are. (You may be interested in knowing more about dog food nutrition.)

You don't have to see worms in dog poop for them to be in your canine. It depends on their life cycle and their size since some are hard to see with the naked eye.

In general white worms in dog poop are either tapeworms or roundworms but go to those pages for descriptions. They are tapeworms in dogs and roundworms in dogs.

Regardless, keeping the intestinal tract inhospitable for worms isn't difficult, nor is curing an infestation.

In addition, I'll share a way to prevent all internal parasite and flea infestations at the same time so you don't have different products for each one.

Over the Counter Dog Dewormer

Dog worm medicine from the vet or the pet food store is not a medicine. It is poison to kill the parasitic worms in dogs. Of course the poison is not suppose hurt our canines but if you're like me you know everything they ingest poses a benefit or a threat.

I hate knowing that many people use these pesticides routinely as worm prevention. Obviously this isn't going to promote dog health right?

And worm medicine may not actually kill all those canine parasites. For instance, with tapeworms in dogs, the "mother worm" who is attached to the intestinal wall producing offspring may still be just fine and dandy.

Something else important ...dog worm meds don't address the problem of ridding the body of all the debris created by worms, which is toxic waste so must be filtered by the organs. If the organs are not healthy, the dead worms can make a mess.

Herbal Dog Dewormer

You may have heard of some or all of these alternative health herbs for worm prevention. Wormwood, black walnut, garlic, cloves and pumpkin seeds come to mind. Do they actually kill dog worms? Yes and no because it depends on whether you use them singularly, in a combination form and maybe most important the quality and strength of the herbs used. (Hint: know your source.)

For a known parasitic invasion, here are the big guns, which I will explain in detail:

  • Artemisia Combination (Stock #787-6) This formula features two species of artemisia—sweet wormwood and mugwort. Added for maximum effectiveness are: Elecampane root, clove flower buds, garlic bulb, ginger rhizome, spearmint, turmeric root and olive leaf extract.
  • High Potency Protease (Stock #1876-1) Why use an enzyme that breaks down protein? Glad you asked. The toxic waste from nematodes (worms) that is floating around in the blood is seen as a protein! Now you can really clean house!
  • Liver Cleanse (Stock #1010-3) So now we're cleansing the liver? You bet. In a nutshell, you will provide nutritional support to the liver and gallbladder with this to promote cleansing, detoxification and support digestive function.

Now not only do you have a dog dewormer program, you will have the tools to kill all internal parasites and improve dog health all at the same time. Now that's what a dog dewormer should be!

There is one more product I recommend. While it's not am absolute  must, I love it and keep it around the house at all times. It's called...

  • Liquid Silver Shield (Stock 4274-1) Know that where there are parasites of any type, there will be other pathogens and bacterias as well. Worms often damage intestinal tissue creating inflammation and breakdown of tissue. Silver is great for soothing and healing this.

For more on Silver Shield, see the lower right hand column. It's also a part of my home remedies for dogs kit. One of these days I'll do a whole page on it.

But What About Worm Prevention?

I knew you'd ask. Here's what I've got for you. It's simple, very cost effective and guess what other canine parasites it works for? It's a natural flea prevention program and natural heartworm prevention as well.

We want to make the intestines and blood inhospitable and keep a bit of housecleaning going on so we use.

  • Black Walnut (Stock #90-8) or  for small dogs Black Walnut Extract (Stock #1755-7) is not only antiparasitic, it's antiviral, antiseptic, and antifungal. It also protects against pinworms in dogs. Purifies and oxygenates the blood so it's less attractive to fleas.
  • High Potency Garlic (Stock 292-9) Don't let the lack of smell fool you. It's coated with chlorophyll. Garlic is also antiparasitic, antiviral, antiseptic and antifungal. Combined with black walnut in the right dose it also improves health. For more on garlic if you have concerns, see Garlic for Dogs.

My heartworm protocol consists of High Potency Garlic tablets and Black Walnut Capsules from Nature's Sunshine. The reason for this, is that to be effective for this purpose, the garlic must pass through stomach acids undigested, and proceed to the small intestine to be digested and absorbed into the bloodstream from there.This particular garlic is coated with chlorophyll so it does the trick nicely.

This Black Walnut is made from the hulls so works best while it also oxygenates the blood and offers a wee bit of iodine for thyroid function.

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Now that I've given you most of the details, I'll tell you where I hid the link to purchase your dog dewormer components - but first I want you to read something really important to me personally. It's called Why NSP so you know how the website came first and the products came later.

The link to buy the natural dog dewormer products is the Silver Shield Skyscraper to your right.

You did read the Why NSP didn't you? I hope so because it explains how to get a pretty hefty discount.

Hope to see you on another page (-;


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