Preventing Parasites

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Nov 07

Flea protection
*Capstar – eliminates all fleas on your pet for 24 hours, given upon entry and discharge to ensure a flea free enviroment.
*Frontline – topical flea control
*Comfortis – oral monthly flea control

Internal Parasite Control
*Interceptor – controls heartworms, hookworms, round worms, and whip worms.

For monthly protection, when your pet is not staying with us, it is important to keep your pet on a heartworm preventative, and flea prevention – we offer the following products for maintenence. Controlling fleas also protects your pet against tapeworms. Heartworm is parasitic that spreads from host to host through the bites of mosquitoes. Early signs include a cough, especially on exercise and early exhaustion upon exercise. In the most advanced cases where many adult worms have built up in the heart without treatment, signs progress to severe weight loss, fainting, coughing up blood and, finally, congestive heart failure.