Can I Skip Heartworm Medicine in the Winter?

Heartworms are transmitted by mosquitoes. When the weather turns cold and you don’t see many mosquitoes, it is tempting to skip heartworm prevention medicine. Keeping your pets on heartworm prevention medicine all year long is an easy and important way you can keep them healthy. Can I Skip Heartworm Medicine in …

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How To Apply Topical Medicine

Topical medicines can be very convenient – especially for cats and dogs who don’t like to take pills! But if you aren’t used to putting topical medicine on your pet, it can be a bit of a challenge to get it right the first time. Here are our best tips …

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Types of Flea Prevention

Is your dog or cat on regular flea prevention medicine? Fleas can cause big problems for pets. There are many different options for flea prevention available – some are only effective against fleas, some will repel ticks, and still others can prevent heartworms and other internal parasites. It can be …

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Types of Heartworm Prevention

There are lots of different heartworm prevention medicines available. Heartworm prevention comes in a monthly pill, a monthly topical, and a twice-yearly injection. Most heartworm prevention medicines will also protect your dog from some internal parasites. But some will also protect your dog from whipworms, tapeworms, or fleas. It can be …

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When Should I Start My Dog On Heartworm Prevention?

Does my dog really need to be on heartworm prevention already? He’s just a puppy. Why do we need to start so soon? When should we really start? We get this question all the time – “When should I start my dog on heartworm prevention?” When Should I Start My …

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