Preventive Services

You can help keep your pet healthy by protecting him or her against parasites. Heartworms, fleas, ticks, and other internal and external parasites are much more than just pests; they can cause life-threatening conditions in your pet—and cause severe, potentially fatal, health problems for you and your family.We will recommend a preventive regimen for your pet based on lifestyle and risk factors. We can also provide advice on keeping your whole household safe from parasitic infection. Set up an appointment with us to discuss parasite prevention, or call us to refill your pet’s medication. Protect your pet and your family today!

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    Intestinal Worms

    There are several forms of intestinal worms that can infect your pet, including roundworms, tapeworms and hookworms.Animals of all ages can be affected, although it is most common in young…

  • Flea Prevention and Control

    Fleas are the most common external parasite of household pets, with adult fleas comprising only 5% of the flea population. The rest of the flea population is in the immature…

  • Heartworm Prevention

    Heartworm, or Dirofilaria immitis, is an internal parasite that lives in the bloodstream of infected animals, and matures into adult worms within their heart and pulmonary (lung) arteries. Heartworm is…

  • Tick Prevention

    Ticks are small parasites that are usually found in low-lying brush or wooded areas. Pets are normally infected by walking through these areas and brushing up against the tick. Once…