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San Juan Animal Hospital
 
 
Parasite Control

 

 

 

Fleas
Resistant to many pesticides.
Source of tapeworms and cause allergic skin disease.

Recommendation::
Comfortis monthly all year around (fleas only).
Frontline instead every month (fleas and ticks).

Trifexis

 

Intestinal Parasites

Far more prevalent in household dogs than thought.
Commonly picked up from rabbit droppings, dog parks, beaches and trails.
Some are transmissible to humans by close contact.

Recommendation::
Sentinel or Interceptor pill monthly all year.
Stool examinations twice a year.
Trifexis
 

Heartworm Disease

Endemic, not epidemic, in local area.
Transmitted by mosquitoes.
Easily and safely prevented. Difficult and risky to treat.

Recommendation::
Trifexis
 

Please speak with anyone on our staff for more information and suggestions for your pet’s specific situation.