Spring is the time to think about parasite prevention!
As soon as the outdoor temperature is above 4°C for a few days, the ticks will start to stir. The fleas and mosquitoes won't be far behind.
Call us today to arrange flea, tick and heartworm prevention for your pet!
Fleas can cause anemia (low red blood cell count), flea allergy dermatitis (terrible itching and sores) and can spread tapeworms and other infections. Learn more here.
Ticks are stealthy, little blood suckers that carry Lyme Disease, ehrlichiosis, anaplasmosis, and other worrisome diseases. Learn more here...
Heartworm disease is spread by mosquitoes. Prevention is much preferred to treatment, as once the adult worms are present in your pet's heart and lungs, serious damage can occur. Learn more here...
Visit the Pet Health Network's prevalence maps to find out how many cases of tick-borne disease and heartworm disease have been diagnosed in your area.
We can recommend safe and highly effective flea, tick and heartworm preventives for your dog and your cat.
Call us today to start protecting your pet!
Centennial Animal Hospital (705) 645-3077
Gravenhurst Veterinary Services (705) 687-5158