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Parasite Prevention and Treatment

Protect your pet against internal and external parasites.

External parasites like fleas, ticks and mites can cause serious health problems for animals. What’s more, they can also be transmitted to humans. Our team is there to provide you with essential information about preventing and treating these parasites to protect the health and well-being of your pet.

What are the most common external parasites affecting pets?

The external parasites that most commonly affect pets are fleas, ticks and mites. Fleas are biting/sucking insects, while ticks are arachnids that attach to the skin. Both feed off the host animal’s blood. Mites are tiny parasites that can cause skin diseases.

Why is it important to prevent external parasites?

Preventing external parasites is essential to protect your pet’s health and well-being. Parasites can cause itching, irritation, skin allergies and infections. Some parasites, such as ticks, can also transmit serious diseases like Lyme disease. Parasite prevention helps to protect your pet and your family against these risks.

How can I protect my pet from external parasites?

The best way to prevent external parasites is to use appropriate parasite control products. Monthly or seasonal flea and tick treatments, for example, are available in the form of drops or tablets. It is important to choose products that are appropriate for the size and species of your pet and to follow your vet’s instructions for safe and effective use.

How should my pet be treated for external parasites?

If your pet is affected by external parasites, our veterinary team can recommend an appropriate treatment. Depending on the type of parasite and the degree of infestation, treatment may include anti-parasite products, medicated baths or other specialized treatments. It is essential to follow your vet’s advice to ensure the parasites are completely eliminated. Contact us today to make an appointment!

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