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New parasiticides for sale over the counter

New parasiticides for sale over the counter

Several parasiticides that previously were only available on prescription (as POM-Vs) have been reclassified so they can now be sold without a prescription by a vet, SQP or pharmacist (NFA-VPS). 

By doing this module you will:

  • Update your knowledge on the legal supply categories for veterinary medicines.

  • Find out which products have been reclassified.

  • Learn key points about the products.

  • Be aware of how they fit into the existing range of products.

Parasiticides for adult dogs

Parasiticides for adult dogs

 By doing this module you will:

  • know the five most important parasites that affect dogs in the UK;
  • understand why dogs are at risk;
  • understand why parasite protection is important for humans and dogs;
  • know the basic parasite protection dogs should get.

Worming puppies - refresh your knowledge

Worming puppies - refresh your knowledge

By doing this module you will:

  • know how puppies can become infected with roundworm
  • understand why puppies need to be wormed
  • know the recommended worming schedule for puppies
  • know what to check before selling a wormer.

Worming kittens - refresh your knowledge

Worming kittens - refresh your knowledge

By doing this module you will:

  • know how kittens can become infected with roundworm
  • understand why kittens need to be wormed
  • know the recommended worming schedule for kittens
  • know what to check before selling a wormer.

Parasite protection for cats

Parasite protection for cats

By doing this module you will:

  • know the five most important parasites 
  • understand why cats are at risk
  • understand why parasite protection is important for humans and cats
  • know the basic parasite protection cats should get.

Control of roundworm in dogs - an update

Control of roundworm in dogs - an update

By doing this module you will: 

  • understand the lifecycle of Toxocara canis
  • understand the public health reasons for controlling Toxocara
  • know why regular worming of adult dogs is needed
  • make sense of non-prescription wormers through knowledge of the active ingredients
  • understand the difference between prescription and non-prescription wormers.