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
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).