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Parasite Prevention

The threat of parasites looms consistently, posing risks to both pets and their owners. Given the year-round prevalence and diverse environments, encountering parasites is highly probable for your pet, with some having the potential to transmit to humans.

At East Petaluma Animal Hospital we provide a comprehensive range of prevention and treatment methods to protect your pet from parasites. Alongside veterinary care, we offer educational guidance on available medication options for ongoing parasite prevention. 

Parasites are broadly categorized as internal (such as worms) and external (such as fleas, ticks, and mites). Our specialized services address various common parasites, including:

  • Flea & Tick Prevention and Treatment: Our safe and effective preventive methods include monthly medicated treats to address irritations and potential diseases carried by ticks.
  • Ear Mite Treatment: Effectively managing ear mites, preventing severe itching, swelling, and potential bacterial infections leading to deafness if left untreated.
  • Internal Parasite Prevention and Treatment: Targeting common internal parasites like giardia, hookworms, roundworms, and whipworms through early detection, prevention, and effective treatment.
  • Heartworm Prevention: Combating the spread of deadly heartworms, transmitted through mosquitoes, with simple and preventable monthly medication to prevent long-lasting heart damage and potential sudden death.

Contact East Petaluma Animal Hospital in Petaluma, CA today to initiate preventive measures and ensure the ongoing health and safety of your pet.