15 Natural Dewormers for Dogs That Are Safe and Efficient

15 Natural Dewormers for Dogs

Every dog owner, at some point in his life, had to deal with worms.

If it happened to you, then this blog post will help you and your dog to get rid of worms as fast as possible.

Not only they can be harmful for your beloved pet, they are gross.

Some conventional deworming drugs may be harsh, so we would try to avoid them.

Natural Dewormers for dogs

The thing is, one of the best choices to treat worms in dogs with what you already have at home.

It is our everyday foods.

Worms love sugars in kibble, that is why kibble-fed pets are more susceptible to parasites.

Raw meat and a whole foods are the best way to build a strong immune system and keep your dog worm-free.

For our blog post we selected 15 types of food that will help to deworm your dog.

1. Fermented Vegetables

Fermented foods are some of the best foods to help eliminate all kinds of worms in your pet.

Their probiotic properties help to eliminate as well as prevent worms. It is also one of the safest way.

You can buy kimchi or sauerkraut to start. There are plenty recipes online so you make your own fermented vegetables easily.  

Start slowly as your dog is not used to eating kimchi or sauerkraut.

Your goal is to give 1 – 3 tsp per day per 20 lbs of your dog’s body weight.

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2. Kefir

Kefir is a fermented milk drink similar to a thin yogurt that is made from kefir grains, a specific type of mesophilic symbiotic culture.

Non-dairy is the best for your pet. So use coconut kefir or goat milk kefir.

Buy at grocery store or make your own.

For small dogs – 1 Tbsp per day, medium dogs – 2 Tbsp per day, large dogs – 3 Tbsp per day.

Natural Dewormers for dogs

3. Pumpkin Seeds

Give them whole to your dog  or you can grind them into a fine powder and add to your dog’s food.

1 tsp pet 10 lbs of body weight should do the trick.

Natural Dewormers for dogs

4. Carrots

Chopped carrots remove the mucus and any worms that are within stomach and gut as they are digested,.

1 tsp pet 10 lbs of body weight.

Natural Dewormers for dogs

5. Cucumber

Add chopped or grated cucumber to food to help get rid of parasites.

1 tsp pet 10 lbs of body weight

6. Coconut / Coconut oil

Coconut oil, when fed regularly, can rid your doggo of worms. While dried coconut is a medicine (vermifuge) serving to expel animal parasites from the intestines.

Small dogs – 1 tsp, medium dogs – 2 tsp, large dogs – 3 tsp.

coconut oil dewormer

7. Pineapple

Rich with enzymes that help digest proteins and useful in treating worms.

1 tsp pet 10 lbs of body weight

8. Papaya

Contains enzymes that help fight worms

1 tsp pet 10 lbs of body weight

9. Pomegranate

Useful in removing the parasites

1 tsp pet 10 lbs of body weight

Pomegranate dewormer for dogs

10. Apple Cider Vinegar

This fermented apple cider can work as a worm treatment for our furry friends.

Use unfiltered, organic vinegar.

¼ – 1 tsp per day in your dog’s water will dog’s intestines inhospitable for worms.

11. Garlic

Garlic is actually very good for dogs (in moderate amounts).

Give 1 tsp of raw chopped garlic per 30 lbs of body weight per day.

dog dewormer garlic

12. Parsley

Parsley is a dewormer as well as  lymph and fluid mover.

1 tsp of parsley tea for 10 lbs of body weight per day. Put  ¼ cup of  fresh parsley into 1 cup of hot water. Steep it for five minutes.

13. Turmeric

For its anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties turmeric is considered a superfood.

Combine 1 tsp with a healthy oil (coconut oil). Create a paste to feed your pup.

14. Chamomile

Chamomile tincture works best for these purposes.

Give 1 tsp per 20 lbs of body weight daily.

Chamomile dewormer for dogs

15. Bone Broth

Bone broth helps build a healthy digestive system. That helps expel parasites by boosting your dog’s immune system.

Give several tablespoons as a snack or add to your dog’s food.

Conclusion

Conventional drugs may eliminate parasites fast but choosing these foods are a lot safer for your pet. 

These foods are natural and gentle way to combat your dog intestinal parasites.

In some cases food alone may be not get rid of every worm infestation. In more stubborn cases you should consult your vet.

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