Blog: Pet Parasite Prevention

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Tick Talk FAQ

Question: Why should I use a tick preventative if I had my dog vaccinated for Lyme disease? Answer: Lyme disease is not the only disease ticks can carry. Ticks are also known to carry/cause: Erlichia, Babesia, Anaplasmosis, Tick-borne paralysis etc… Best to cover all your bases and use that tick...

Parasite Myth- Busted!
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Pet Parasite Myths: Busted!

Pet Parasite Myths Working in the veterinary field, we often hear things that make us cringe. Well-intentioned pet owners are often being misinformed by the internet, friends, and other sources when it comes to protecting their pets from internal and external parasites. Today I will try to shed some light...

Tick prevention

Ticks, Ticks, Ticks- update for spring 2016!

Tick Protection for your Pets We are having a relatively warm winter in New Brunswick, which sure is a nice change from last year!  However, that does mean that parasites are going to be emerging and feasting on our pets even earlier this year. Ticks are always the first parasites...

What Do I Need To Know About Worms?

What are worms exactly? Worms are the common name for internal parasites. Internal parasites are organisms that live within an animal and rob it of food or blood. There are several very common worms we see in dogs and cats including roundworms, hookworms, whipworms and tapeworms. How do pets get...