Blog: Pet Parasite Prevention
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?
Flea Season Continues!
You might think that flea season is short but did you know that fleas can live throughout the cold winter months?
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...
Written by Jenna Bourgeois Ticks are a commonly found parasite in our region. They mostly like to hide in tall grass and bushes, and like to latch on to our pets when taking a nice stroll or playing in the grass. They can’t jump or fly, but they will patiently wait...