There are many different types of parasites that affect dogs and cats. These include both internal parasites, like hookworm and ringworm, as well as external parasites, like fleas and ticks. Different parasites cause different symptoms, ranging from mild discomfort to life-threatening illnesses. Parasites can be treated, and medication is also used to prevent new infections.
Parasites are a very common issue for animals, especially those who do not visit the vet regularly. There are many types of parasites that can affect pets, including ringworms, roundworms, and tapeworms. Non-worm parasites such as coccidia and giardia can also be an issue. Parasites can cause all sorts of issues in pets, ranging from digestive upset and skin problems to life-threatening conditions.
Luckily, there are safe and effective parasite treatments to eliminate parasites, as well as preventative measures that pet owners can take. Call us today to learn more about parasite control for your pets.