Parasite PreventionTag Archives:

Vaccinations and Preventives for Indoor Pets: Are They Really Necessary?

“Why does my pet need vaccines and flea prevention if she never goes outside?” This is a common question that indoor pet owners ask their veterinarian. And although it may seem as if monthly preventives for fleas, ticks, and heartworm as well as keeping vaccines current are a waste of money, the reality is that […]
This entry was posted in Pet Health & Wellness, You & Your Pet and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink.

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Pet Parasite Prevention

Parasites are a fact of life and they can range from annoying (fleas) to deadly (heartworm), and everything in between. These tiny creatures can create a world of misery for both pets and their owners, making pet parasite prevention a vitally important part of your pet care plan. As with any aspect of your pet’s […]
This entry was posted in Fleas Ticks & Heartworm, Pet Health & Wellness, Pet Safety and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Pet Parasite Prevention: Not Just a Summer Thing!

Many people make the mistake of thinking pests like fleas, ticks, and heartworms go dormant in the fall. Unfortunately, this myth leads owners to forget about pet parasite prevention much of the year, leaving our companions vulnerable to a variety of diseases and conditions.
This entry was posted in Pet Safety and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Fleas, Ticks, and Heartworms: What You Need to Know

The spring rains and warmer temperatures mean that it is time to think seriously about parasites and protecting our pets. Fleas, ticks, and heartworm are all especially bad this time of year, and pets that aren’t protected by a monthly parasite preventative are at risk. These parasites are more than just a nuisance. All can […]
This entry was posted in Fleas Ticks & Heartworm and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.