Article Editor


There was a time when parasites like fleas, ticks, and  roundworms were considered mostly a nuisance. Now we know that parasites can cause serious illness and even death in pets. For example, ticks can transmit infections like Lyme disease, and fleas can transmit tapeworms and  Bartonella (cat scratch fever in humans). Heartworms are transmitted by mosquitoes and live in your pet's lungs and heart, leading to organ damage and even death. Intestinal parasites, like roundworms and hookworms, also threaten pets and are even transmissible to humans.


We can recommend tests to tell if your pet has parasites. If we find a problem we will recommend the appropriate treatment. But more important is preventing parasites in your pet. We will help you select the best products to protect your pet and your family.