Parasite Prevention


Parasite Prevention and Control

There was a time when parasites like fleas, ticks, and roundworms were considered mostly a nuisance. Now, however, we know that parasites can cause serious illness and even death in pets making parasite and flea treatment in Brooklyn vital for your pet.

What Are Some Examples of Parasites?

  • Ticks:
    • Transmit infections like Lyme disease.
  • Fleas:
    • Transmit tapeworms and Bartonella (causing “cat-scratch fever” in humans).
  • Heartworms:
  • Transmitted by mosquitoes.
    • Live in your pet’s lungs and heart, causing organ damage and potentially death.
  • Intestinal parasites:
    • Roundworms and hookworms threaten pets and are transmissible to humans.
    • Roundworms can cause diarrhea and other problems, but infected pets may not show signs of illness.

How to Treat Parasites

Fortunately, we can recommend tests to tell if your pet has parasites. We can also examine your pet for evidence of fleas, ticks, or other parasites. Our expert staff can recommend medications to help control fleas, ticks, heartworms, and intestinal parasites. Preventing parasites in your pets also helps protect children and other family members, so let’s work together to protect your pets and family.

Why Choose Us for Parasite Prevention in Brooklyn?

Veterinary examinations and parasite testing are important ways to protect your pet’s health. Let our knowledgeable staff provide you with a comprehensive parasite control program. We can recommend a schedule for parasite testing, discuss what signs of parasites you can look for at home, review ways to control parasites in and around your home, discuss treatment options if your pet has parasites, and recommend ways to control and prevent parasites in the future.

Parasites are not just a nuisance. They can carry serious diseases that affect your pet’s overall health and longevity. Let us help you protect your pet with parasite and flea treatment in Brooklyn. Call today to find out how!