Parasite Prevention

Parasites are considered to be any organism that lives on or inside your pet’s body, including fleas and ticks and internal worms such as roundworm and tapeworm. The ideal preventative program takes into account your pet’s lifestyle and risk factors and with this information our veterinarians are able to make the best recommendations to keep your pet and family safe

Internal Parasite Control (deworming)

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There are four common families of internal parasites that can regularly affect your pet. These include roundworms, tapeworms, hookworms and whipworms. Your pet’s behaviour, including eating animal feces or rodents,…

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Flea Prevention and Control

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Fleas can cause problems for pets ranging from minor to life-threatening. Not only can these parasites cause severe itching, irritation, and allergies, but they can also transmit tapeworms and other…

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Tick Prevention

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Ticks are becoming more and more prevalent in British Columbia, and are now being found in both urban and rural areas. These parasites aren’t just a nuisance; they can cause…

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Heartworm Prevention

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Heartworm microfilaria (immature form) are transmitted when a mosquitoe bites an infected dog or cat, and then bites your pet, passing the microfilaria during their blood meal. Microfilaria eventually grows…

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