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Parasite Control

In order to effectively protect your pet from internal and external parasites and the diseases they transmit, an effective protocol will be developed by our veterinarians to individually address the parasites your pet will encounter based upon whether they are indoor or indoor/outdoor, the locale in which you reside, and whether or not they travel with you locally or distantly. Fleas and ticks can transmit diseases as well as be a nuisance. The most commonly utilized medications utilized at our facility are listed below. By no means is this a comprehensive list. As you can see, the choice of which medication to use can be complicated and is based upon the parasites, which may be encountered based upon your pet’s activities and risk of exposure. Parasite control is an important part of our health maintenance program. Both cats and dogs are susceptible to internal and external parasites. Keeping your pet free from preventable parasites keeps your pet healthy and provides an important barrier that prevents transmission of companion animal parasites to your family members.

What is Advantage?

Advantage is a monthly, topical flea preventative available for dogs and cats. Advantage does not kill ticks

What is K9 Advantix?

K9 Advantix is a monthly preventative for dogs that both repels and kills fleas, ticks, and mosquitoes.

What is Advantage Multi?

Advantage Multi is a once a month topical application that contains a combination of insecticides. Advantage Multi for Dogs is used for the prevention of heartworm and the treatment and control of flea infestations, hookworms, roundworms, and whipworms. Advantage Multi for Cats is used for the prevention of heartworm and the treatment and control of flea infestations, roundworms, hookworms, and ear mites.

What is Frontline Plus?

Frontline Plus is a monthly topical flea and tick preventative for dogs and cats. Frontline Plus kills 100% of adult fleas on your pet within 18 hours and 100% of all ticks within 48 hours.

What is Revolution?

Revolution is a monthly topical medication used to protect your pet from heartworms, fleas, and ear mites. It also protects dogs from ticks and sarcoptic mange and cats from roundworms and hookworms.

What is Comfortis?

Comfortis is the first FDA-approved, chewable tablet that kills fleas and prevents flea infestations on dogs for a full month.

What is Interceptor?

Interceptor Flavor Tabs are a once-a-month tablet that prevents heartworm disease, controls adult hookworms, and removes and controls adult roundworms and whipworm infections. Interceptor for cats is the only oral monthly preventative that protects against heartworms and removes adult roundworms and adult hookworms.

What is Sentinel?

Sentinel is the only monthly oral preventive that guards against heartworms, adult roundworms, adult hookworms, and whipworms, in addition to preventing the development of flea eggs.

What is Iverhart Max?

Iverhart Max prevents canine heartworm disease. It also treats and controls roundworms, hookworms, and tapeworms.

What is Drontal?

Drontal is a broad-spectrum dewormer used in cats and kittens to treat tapeworms, hookworms, and roundworms.

What is Drontal Plus?

Drontal Plus is a broad-spectrum dewormer used in dogs to treat tapeworms, roundworms, hookworms, and whipworms.

What is Droncit?

Droncit is used to treat tapeworms in dogs and cats.