Blog: Pet Parasite Prevention

Types of Worms

Worms in Pets: Everything You Need to Know

As spring fast approaches, we turn our focus to parasite prevention and a frequent question that comes up is, can worms be passed to humans?

fleas on dog

Flea Season Continues!

You might think that flea season is short but did you know that fleas can live throughout the cold winter months?

Cat scratching its leg

Ear Mites in Pets

What are ear mites? Ear mites are parasites that live in the ear canal of animals. The most commonly seen species in veterinary practice is Otodectes cynotis, which lives in the external ear canal of dogs and cats (responsible for roughly 90% of ear mite infections seen in cats). A...

Aerial view of a puppy scratching its leg

Fleas in Pets: Everything you need to know! by Jenna B, RVT

What are fleas? Fleas are small, usually 4-9mm in length, wingless insects. They have powerful hind legs that are used to jump on their host (your pet).  They survive by sucking blood off the cat or dog to nourish themselves. The female flea can lay up to several thousand eggs...