If you think you’re ready for spring – imagine how your pet feels! After months of muddling through snow, your four-legged friend can finally run through the grass. That puts flea and tick medication atop your shopping list. But don’t grab just anything to get rid of fleas. Your local vet at All Creatures Veterinary Clinic in Rittman, Ohio has multi-purpose products that can also cover your pet’s need for preventative heartworm medication. And per the clinic’s convenience to Medina, Ohio; Orrville, Ohio; and all points in between, you can get your pet checked and protected on your way to the park!
Before we list the multi-purpose products and their benefits, let’s make sure we’re clear on two key points. First, our reference to pets is a reference to dogs and cats. Granted dogs are more susceptible to heartworms. Cats are not immune. If bitten by an infected mosquito, cats can acquire this problematic parasite just like dogs. The difference lies in treatment because while dogs can be cured, cats cannot. And second, when we say checked we mean tested by your local vet for issues to include heartworms.
It’s important for pets to be examined by the local vet to make sure they don’t have problems that require treatment separate from flea and tick medication and preventative heartworm medication. Testing for heartworms specifically is an absolute must because preventative medicines – be they multi-purpose products or not – cannot help an animal that is already infected. Instead prescribed heartworm medication is needed. And only your local vet, armed with results from right tests, can tell you what’s best.
A clean bill of health will confirm prevention as your spring pet care priority. Then, the following multi-purpose products will be made available to you at the Rittman clinic just minutes away from Medina, Orrville, and surrounding areas.
Heartworm, Flea & Tick Medication at All Creatures Veterinary Clinic & Lodge
Advantage Multi – monthly topical medication prevents heartworms, roundworms, hookworms in dogs and cats as well as whipworms in dogs and ear mites in cats.
Revolution – monthly topical medication protects against heartworms, fleas, and ear mites in dogs and cats as well as ticks and sarcoptic mange for dogs and roundworms and hookworms for cats.
Sentinel – monthly oral tablet controls flea infestations, prevents heartworm disease, treats and controls adult hookworm, roundworm, and whipworm infections in dogs.
Trifexis – monthly oral tablet kills fleas and prevents infestations, protects against heartworms, and treats and controls adult hookworm, roundworm, and whipworm infections in dogs.
Other options available at your local vet include heartworm medication injections and products like Comfortis flea and tick medication for dogs and cats. Following your pet’s exam, the vet can help you choose between single use and multi-purpose products. To schedule your pet’s spring check up, call 330.925.4910 or go to acvet.net. You can also feel free to pop in and set an appointment the next time you’re out and about in Medina, Ohio; Orrville, Ohio; or a neighboring area. A member of the friendly team will reserve a time for your pet to get checked and protected by professionals who care.
All Creatures Veterinary Clinic & Lodge
12545 Sheets Road
Rittman, Ohio 44270