Hookworms

Parasite Overview

Hookworms can burrow under the skin, or be ingested. The final living place inside an animal is hooked to the intestines, feeding off blood vessels there.

Merck Animal Health Solutions

For Hookworms

SAFE-GUARD (fenbendazole) En-Pro-Al Molasses Deworming Supplement Block (Medicated) is designed for deworming pastured cattle by feeding these medicated blocks for three days only as the sole source of salt.

SAFE-GUARD (fenbendazole) Paste 10% is indicated for the removal and control of: Lungworm (Dictyocaulus viviparus); Stomach worms: (Haemonchus contortus, Ostertagia ostertagi, Trichostrongylus axei); Intestinal worms: (Bunostomum phlebotomum, Nematodirus helvetianus, Cooperia punctata & C. oncophora, Trichostrongylus colubriformis, Oesophagostomum radiatum).

SAFE-GUARD (fenbendazole) oral drench removes and controls Lungworms, Stomach worms (adults &…

Dewormer for Dogs Only for the treatment and control of Roundworms (Toxocara canis, Toxascaris leonina), Hookworms (Ancylostoma caninum, Uncinaria stenocephala), Whipworms (Trichuris vulpis), and Tapeworms (Taenia pisiformis).

Chewable tablets containing ivermectin and pyrantel. For use in dogs to prevent canine heartworm disease by eliminating the tissue stage of heartworm larvae (Dirofilaria immitis) for a month after infection and for the treatment and control of ascarids (Toxocara canis, Toxascaris leonina) and hookworms (Ancylostoma caninum, Uncinaria stenocephala, Ancylostoma braziliense).

Clinical Signs

  • Anemia
  • Diarrhea
  • Anorexia
  • Weakness