Update on Irish Setter Weight Problem

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Barked: Wed Mar 20, '13 1:50pm PST 
So, some of you may recall that my friends Irish Setter pup began looking like a skeleton, looking ridiculously underweight with her ribs and hips protruding.

They did a full work up of Veterinary tests with her, and found she did in fact have worms. She has been treated, is halfway through treatment, and worms are no longer being seen in her feces, and she's put on weight and looks healthy once again.

I'm guessing the reason they never noticed the worms would be that they lived on a farm where the dogs wandered and didn't clean up poop. When they moved back to the city, they had to clean up her poop and started spotting worms in her poop soon after my post.

They have her on Acana Wild Prairie, she's been treated for worms and she's doing MUCH better and is acting herself again too!

Thank you for all the responses.

Apparently she was very well behaved for the Vet too.


Tuff Enuff!
Barked: Mon Mar 25, '13 12:05am PST 
Glad she's doing well!

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Barked: Tue Mar 26, '13 4:05pm PST 
Just saw this. Thank you for the update. So happy they figured out three problem.