Why do puppies get worms?

Updated: 9/7/2023
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Puppies are actually born with worms already in side them. You need to ask your vet for the proper medicine, if you get over the counter it could kill your puppy (if that's why your asking). Make sure you ask your vet how much it needs and when it should be given the medicine.

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