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Preventative Products

Preventing and controlling fleas and ticks on your pets as well as preventing heartworm infestation is an incredibly important part of routine care. Our hospital offers education on a number of different parasites and proper prevention. The most common parasites pets deal with are fleas, ticks and heartworms. Fleas and ticks are external parasites, while heartworms fall into the internal parasite category along with other common worms like roundworms, hookworms and whipworms. Fleas and ticks are capable of transmitting infection and disease to pets through a bite. Many pets also suffer from severe allergic reactions to the bites of fleas and ticks.Any parasite can be a danger to your pet so it is important to set your pet up with one of the many commercially available products we have listed that protect pets from these parasites in order to maintain their pet's health.

Our staff and veterinarians will help you choose the correct product based on your pets risk factors and health status.

Vectra 3D - Vectra 3D is a topical preventative for dogs that kills fleas, ticks,mosquitoes, biting and sand flies, lice and mites through contact so parasites don't have to bite to die, and is only authorized for sale by veterinarians.

Benefits:

  • Fast acting
  • Kills through contact; parasites don't have to bite to die
  • Begins reducing flea feeding in 5 minutes
  • Repels and kills fleas, ticks, mosquitoes, biting and sand flies, lice and mites.
  • Long lasting - protects for 1 month
  • Remains effective after bathing and swimming
  • Protection for puppies as young as 8 weeks of age
  • Applicator that is super easy to use
  • Available in four weight categories

Purchase 3 months and get 1 month free

Purchase 6 months and get 3 months free


Sentinel - Sentinel is a chewable beef flavored tablet that provides dogs with protection from heartworms, roundworms, hookworms, whipworms and fleas. Just one tablet once a month, stops fleas from becoming adults and putting an end to the infestation cycle. This is a prescription drug and patients need to be tested for heartworm prior to use.

Benefits:

  • Easy and convenient chewable beef flavored tablet
  • prevents heartworm disease
  • Treats roundworms, hookworms & whipworms. and prevents flea eggs from hatching.
  • Stops fleas before they become adults
  • Approved for use in pregnant and lactating animals.
  • Safe!
  • Protection for puppies 4 weeks and older.
  • Available in 4 different weight categories

Purchase 6 months and receive $7.00 mail in rebate

Purchase 12 months and receive a $30.00 mail in rebate


Nexgard -Nexgard is for use in dogs only. Nexgard comes from the makers of Frontline Plus. Nexgard kills adult fleas before they lay eggs and prevents ticks. This product contains an ingredient called Afoxolaner, that helps treat and control fleas and ticks and keeps killing for a full 30 days.

Since it is oral, it is ideal for dogs that cannot have, or are irritated by, topical preventatives.

Benefits:

  • FDA Approved
  • Bite Sized Flea and Tick flavored chewable
  • Puppies can be 8 weeks of age and older to use this product
  • You can sign up for monthly reminders every 30 days from Nexgard
  • Comes in 4 different weight categories
  • Safe to use!

Purchase 3 months and get 1 month free


Heartgard Plus - Heartworms can infect your pet without you even knowing it. The best way to protect your dog is to prevent it from happening! Heartgard plus helps prevent canine heartworm disease, and treats and controls roundworms and hookworms, too! Heartgard is used monthly as directed to help prevent heartworm infection in your dog and help avoid the risk, stress, and long periods of confinement that go along with treatment for heartworm disease. Each bite from an infected mosquito can introduce new heartworm larvae into your dog's bloodstream and re-infect an unprotected dog. Use of Heartgard Plus every month as directed kills immature heartworms introduced to your dog in the last 30 days, preventing the development of adult heartworms.

Benefits:

  • Made with real beef
  • Dogs love the taste
  • Convenient, easy to give soft chewable
  • For puppies as young as 6 weeks
  • Available in three weight categories
  • It's Safe!

Purchase 12 months and receive a $12.00 Mail in Rebate


Tri-Heart Plus - Heartworms can infect your pet without you even knowing it. The best way to protect your dog is to prevent it from happening! Tri-heart plus is the generic version of Heartgard Plus that offers the same protection by preventing canine heartworm disease, and treating and controling roundworms and hookworms, too! Tri-heart plus is used monthly as directed to help prevent heartworm infection in your dog and help avoid the risk, stress, and long periods of confinement that go along with treatment for heartworm disease. Each bite from an infected mosquito can introduce new heartworm larvae into your dog's bloodstream and re-infect an unprotected dog. Use of Tri-Heart Plus every month as directed kills immature heartworms introduced to your dog in the last 30 days, preventing the development of adult heartworms

Benefits:

  • Available in three weight categories
  • Convenient, easy to give crunchy chewable
  • Economical
  • It's safe
  • For puppies as young as 6 weeks
  • Safe for pregnant/breeding females

Purchase 6 months and receive a $6.00 mail in rebate

Purchase 12 months receive a $12.00 mail in rebate


Revolution - Revolution is a monthly preventative that kills fleas and prevents eggs from hatching. It helps resolve infestations and prevent ones from occurring. One dose a month at the base of the neck in front of the shoulder blades is all your dog needs for protection against fleas, heartworms, and other parasites. After application, Revolution enters the bloodstream through the skin. Concentrations of Revolution in the blood and tissues prevent heartworm disease. Revolution redistributes from the blood to the skin, where it provides protection against fleas, flea eggs. american dog ticks and mites.

Benefits:

  • Easy to apply
  • Fast drying, non-greasy topical
  • FDA approved
  • Protection for puppies 6 weeks and older
  • Treats and controls sarcoptic mange
  • Controls American dog tick infestation
  • Treats and controls ear mites
  • Prevents and controls flea infestations
  • Prevents flea eggs from hatching
  • Kills adult fleas
  • Prevents heartworm
  • Only available from your veterinarian

Purchase 6 months and get 2 months free

Purchase 9 months and get 3 months free


Seresto - The Seresto collar offers flea and tick protection to dogs and cats for 8 months! Seresto kills fleas within 24 hours and kills ticks within 48 hours of initial application. This collar comes in two sizes safe for use in dogs over 7 weeks of age: Small dogs up to 18lbs and large dogs over 18lbs.

Benefits:

  • Repels and kills fleas and ticks
  • If a tick is repelled, it can't attach and transmit organisms that may cause disease
  • Non-greasy, odorless, and easy to use
  • Water-resistant and remains effective following a shampoo treatment, swimming or exposure to rain or sunlight
  • Collar is designed with a release system in case your pet were to ever get stuck
  • Safe!

Purchase 1 collar and receive a $15.00 mail in rebate


Preventic Collar: The Preventic collar offers 3 months tick control. It can be given to puppies ages 12 weeks of age and up

Benefits:

  • Repels Ticks
  • Easy to use collar

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