Flea and Tick Prevention

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Flea and Tick Prevention 2017-09-21T18:46:37+00:00

We Help Your Pet Stay Clear of Nasty Fleas and Ticks

Does your pet itch and scratch because of fleas? Have you noticed progressive hair loss and skin problems as a result? We are here to help! Fleas and ticks can cause serious illness and in cats and dogs, so it’s essential that you help your pet stay safe.

Easy Flea, Tick, and Heartworm Solutions

We recommend several safe, easy-to-administer methods that can help keep your pet protected month after month. Our pharmacy stocks a number of topical and oral medications to effectively kill fleas and ticks quickly and safely. Depending on your pet’s health and current parasite prevention needs, the doctor can recommend the best product to prevent these pests and the diseases they carry. We even have products that combine flea and tick control with heartworm and intestinal parasite prevention!

In addition, we also provide prescription-strength oral medications. Some treatments in tablet form will kill 100% of fleas in 24 hours. These do not prevent fleas, but will start killing fleas immediately to bring relief and prevent infestation. Others can start killing fleas in as little as 30 minutes, removing adult fleas before they can lay eggs. Stronger formulas are for dogs and puppies 14 weeks of age and older and last for one month.

If your pet doesn’t have any fleas yet, then consider using a simple parasite preventative. We offer monthly treatments in pill form, combined with heartworm preventive. These can effectively keeps flea eggs from hatching in the first place, all while ensuring your pet is safe from heartworms too.

Your pet’s wellness exam will cover any issues he or she may be having with fleas, ticks, and other parasites. Our veterinarians will make treatment and prevention recommendations that are most appropriate for your pet and his or her unique environment.