Practicing preventative measures when dealing with ticks, fleas and heartworms in your pets can save you a lot of time and money. At Pets First Animal Hospital, we offer guidance for preventing costly treatments and keep your animals safe from illnesses that could arise from improper tick, flea and heartworm care. Learn more about these issues below:
Fleas can cause problems for pets ranging from minor to life-threatening. Not only can these parasites cause severe itching, irritation, and allergies, but they can also transmit tapeworms and other diseases.
When they bite, mosquitoes can transmit heartworm infection. And those heartworms can wreak havoc on your dog or cat. These parasites can severely and sometimes fatally damage the heart.
Imagine if your dog or cat got lost. You’d want to give him or her the best chance of getting home. With microchipping, you can.
Call Pets First Animal Hospital today to speak with one of our friendly technicians to schedule and appointment of to answer any of your questions. If you’re looking for a Veterinarian in Estero, FL come to Pets First.