Parasites are much more than just pests. They can cause life-threatening conditions and potentially fatal health problems for your pet. When you set up a parasite prevention plan for your pet, you create a protective barrier around their health and wellbeing. To set up an appointment to discuss your pet’s parasite prevention plan, call us at 519-972-9000.
Why are parasite prevention plans important?
Heartworms, fleas, ticks, and other internal and external parasites are much more than just critters. If not prevented or treated they can cause severe health issues for your pet. Fleas can cause problems for pets ranging from minor to life-threatening. Not only can these parasites cause itching, irritation, and allergies, they can also transmit tapeworms and diseases. Not to mention ticks can cause deadly diseases such as Lyme disease.
What parasites can my pet get?
Parasites fall into two categories, internal and external. Internal parasites live inside your pet’s body such as tapeworms and heartworms. External parasites create homes on the skin of your pet such as ticks, mites and fleas.
What does a parasite prevention plan include?
It’s important to note that it can vary and depend on factors such as your pet’s breed, age, and medical needs. A parasite prevention plan can include a monthly prescription of preventative medication and techniques to boost your pet’s immune system. We will walk you through the best way to regularly administer the medication and how to maintain your pet’s overall health and wellbeing.