Intake Protocol

Each dog will be treated at intake as follows. Foster parents are responsible for picking up medication at the rescue, administering and reporting back when done. 

Pyrantel Protocol 
  • Pyrantel dosage is 1mL for every 10 pounds.

  • Pyrantel is administered for 1 day every two weeks

Puppies
  • Puppies should be given Pyrantel when they are two weeks, four weeks, and six weeks of age

  • If puppies are suspected of having a severe worm issue, see Panacur instructions

  • Pyrantel is administered for one day

  • Weigh puppies using a food scale or a household scale to determine dosage (see dosage chart)

Nursing Moms
  • Nursing moms should be given pyrantel upon intake, and every two weeks thereafter until her puppies are weaned

  • Pyrantel is administered for one day

  • The dosage is based on weight (see dosage chart)

​Pregnant moms
  • Pregnant moms should be given pyrantel upon intake, and every two weeks thereafter until her puppies are weaned

  • Pyrantel is administered for one day

  • The dosage is based on weight (see dosage chart)

Panacur Protocol

Pregnant Moms

  • Do NOT give Panacur to pregnant dogs

Puppies

  • Puppies shall receive their first dose of Panacur at 8 weeks of age, UNLESS they have a severe worm issue

  • Puppies with a severe worms may be given Panacur at 6 weeks of age

  • Panacur is administered for five days in a row

  • The dosage is based on weight (see dosage chart)

Nursing Moms

  • Nursing moms should not receive their first dose of Panacur until their puppies have reached 5 weeks of age

  • Panacur is administered for five days in a row

  • The dosage is based on weight (see dosage chart)

Pyrantel dosage chart.jpg
Panacur Dosage Chart.jpg