We at Cedar Grove Animal Hospital understand that fleas and ticks are a nuisance, and they can also be a threat to your pet's health! That's why our emergency vet services are here to help if your pet suffers from a particularly bad case of flea and tick infestation. Our veterinarian can also help with flea prevention and tick prevention! Below is everything you need to know about our flea and tick services in Mission, B.C., and how they can help your pet find relief.
What Are Fleas and Ticks?
Fleas and ticks are tiny parasites that feed on the blood of animals, including cats and dogs. Fleas can be reddish-brown and are usually found around your pet's head, neck, ears, and tail. Ticks can vary in size from small pinhead-sized dots to larger grape-sized bumps. Both fleas and ticks can transmit diseases such as Lyme disease or ehrlichiosis to pets.
How Can Cedar Grove Animal Hospital Help with Flea & Tick Prevention?
Our veterinary team offers a range of flea-prevention products to keep your pet safe from infestations in the future. We offer both topical treatments (applied directly to your pet) as well as oral medications that serve as effective flea and tick preventatives.
In addition to flea and tick prevention services, our team can provide advice on environmental protection against fleas and ticks. This includes removing tall grasses or brushes around your yard and regularly vacuuming indoor areas where your pet resides. We can also offer tips on controlling flea populations in the home to help keep your pet safe from infestations in the future.
Flea & Tick Treatment
If your pet is suffering from a particularly severe case of fleas or ticks, our team can offer emergency vet treatments to quickly rid them of the parasites. These include baths with medicated shampoos, oral medications, spot-on treatments, and/or injectable medications. In some cases, our team may also suggest insecticides to eliminate the infestation from your home.
Find the Best Parasite Prevention and Treatment Services at Cedar Grove Animal Hospital
At Cedar Grove Animal Hospital, we understand that fleas and ticks can be extremely frustrating problems for pet owners. That's why our team is dedicated to providing professional flea and tick prevention services, as well as emergency vet treatments when necessary. If you suspect your pet has become infested with fleas or ticks, don't hesitate to contact us! Our experienced veterinary staff will work with you to create a personalized plan that meets your pet's needs—and helps them find relief quickly.