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Deworming Services for Pets

Protect your pet from worm infestations with year-round preventative medication.

We love our pets, but certainly not the parasites that may or may not come with them. Deworming is an essential preventative care plan for parasites, as it reduces the likelihood of transmission of parasites from pets to humans. If left untreated, these parasites can also lead to detrimental health issues in your pet that may be irreversible. If you have questions regarding deworming, please contact us at 204-728-0033.

How often should I deworm my pet?

The frequency of deworming depends on a variety of factors, including their age, lifestyle, and risk of exposure to parasites. Here are some general guidelines for deworming frequency:

  • Puppies and kittens: Young animals are particularly susceptible to parasites and typically need to be dewormed more frequently than adult pets. Your veterinarian may recommend deworming your puppy or kitten every 2-3 weeks until they are about 4-months-old.
  • Adult dogs and cats: Adult pets that are at low risk of exposure to parasites may only need to be dewormed twice a year or so. However, pets that spend a lot of time outdoors or have contact with other animals may need to be dewormed more frequently every 3 months.
  • Senior pets: Older pets may benefit from more frequent deworming, as they may be more susceptible to parasites due to age-related changes in their immune system. However, if they do not go out often, then likely they will only require dewormer approximately twice a year.

What are the different types of dewormers?

There are various types of dewormers that your pet can take:

  • Oral dewormers: These are the most common type of dewormer and are given by mouth in the form of tablets or liquids.
  • Topical dewormers: These are applied directly to the skin and absorbed into the bloodstream to target parasites.
  • Injectable dewormers: These are administered by injection and are typically used in more severe cases of parasitic infection.

It's important to choose the right type of dewormer so consult your veterinarian first to ensure you have the best preventative plan.

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