Fleas, Ticks, Mites and Heartworms in Dogs

Dog diseases Dogs are victims of many internal parasites like Roundworms, Coccidian, Giardia, Hookworms and Whipworms and they may cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and Anemia. The foremost common roundworms (Ascarids) infest nearly each puppy at their starting of life. Fleas: They’re born with them; they’re passed from mother to young or by any other means…

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Heartworm and Heartworm Prevention Wk 3

At what age can my puppy or kitten start heartworm preventative medication. The dosage of a heartworm medication is based on body weight, not age. Puppies and kittens grow rapidly in their first month of life, and the rate of growth- especially in dogs- varies widely from one breed to another. That means a young…

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Heartworm and Heartworm Prevention Wk 2

 Do I need a prescription for my pets heart worm preventative medication? Why? Yes. Preventative medication must be used by  the order of a licensed veterinarian. Preventative medication must be purchased from your veterinarian or with a prescription through a pet pharmacy. Heart worm testing is performed prior to prescribing medication to ensure that the…

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Heartworm and Heartworm Prevention Wk1

How do pets get heartworm? Heartworm is only transmitted by the bite of an infected mosquito. There’s no way to tell if a mosquito is infected or not.That is why prevention is very important. It takes about seven months from when the dog or cat is bitten for the larvae to mature into adult heartworm…

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