Dear Dogster reader,
Almost two years ago, we invested numerous resources and rebuilt the Dogster community. With new hardware, software and personnel, we did our best to satisfy the many users who shared their thoughts, pictures, questions, and love for and of their pets with us and friends. It was a thriving community with many users. We hoped, however, there would be more like you.
Times and habits have changed and we are sad to announce that the Dogster community will be closing down on July 20, 2019.
Dogster magazine, www.dogster.com and the associated social media sites are NOT shutting down. We encourage you to continue reading the content found in the pages of the magazine and the web sites, commenting through the mechanisms provided and sharing your ideas and comments with us and your fellow readers.
Instructions for accessing pet profiles were shared with everyone in 2017. The instructions can be found within the forum. AFTER JULY 20TH, YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO ACCESS THIS CONTENT. And, effective immediately, we are no longer able to answer questions about the community.
Thank you for your support and we look forward to serving you through our magazine and website.
How worried should I be about my child getting worms from our puppy?
My 11 week old GSD pup has tapeworms & hookworms & has been treated by the vet as of today, although he has to go back for another round of treatments in 3 weeks. How worried should I be that my 16 month old may get worms? I try not to let her play in the yard even though I clean up after him when he poops cuz its a bit difficult to clean poop off of grass. But im worried he may lick himself & then lick her b4 I can stop him or that she may pet him near his rear & then put her hand in her mouth or something. Or that there may be worms or eggs on the carpet or floor & she touches that. I'm super stressed over this. I try not to let him lick her & I try to keep her hands & the house clean, but I'm terrified it won't be enough. The worms in his stool seem to be dead but he was severely infested. Even I can see that. How likely is it that my baby could get them?