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my 13week old bully has whip and hook worms will he be ok?

Discussion in 'American Bully Health' started by Krypto&Kimbo, Nov 8, 2012.

  1. Krypto&Kimbo

    Krypto&Kimbo Puppy

    I just bought my newest bully and took him to my vet today and found out he has a bad case of whip and hook worm. He has been put on medicine and has to go back in 3 weeks to have another test done to make sure all the worms are gone. The vet told me that his case was very bad and that he might have had it since he was born since typically you do not see whip worm in puppies and if can be transferred from the mother . right now he weights just 7lbs at 13weeks and he is anemic from having the worms. Will this stunt his growth and muscle development or cause any long term effects on his health?
  2. OBIWAN_dza

    OBIWAN_dza Little Dog

    Guessing u got him from a byb who told u he was wormed and UTD on vaccs?!

    Probably wont answer ur calls now that they have ur money but id suggest having them pay for the vet bill if they told u this.....

    As for the worms im not sure on how they affect growth and development
  3. Krypto&Kimbo

    Krypto&Kimbo Puppy

    i bought my dog from a kennel that is well known in my area. he is utd on his shots and my vet called the breeder to let him know. he was very concerned and apologetic about it and went to his vet to treat all the dogs at his kennel
  4. DELIA<3

    DELIA<3 Puppy

    I don't know anything about the worms or their effect on growth but I just wanted to say Good Luck and I hope he gets all healed up soon!

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