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Parasite Control

Worming Dogs & Puppies

worming

Worms are parasites that can kill puppies and make adult dogs very unwell. The most common worms that affect dogs and require treatment are: Roundworm Hookworm Tapeworm Whipworm Worms are a common cause of ill health in dogs and puppies and can cause: Loss of appetite Vomiting  Diarrhea  Weight Loss  Death Where are Worms? Contaminated water Infected prey animals – rodents ... Read More »

Heartworming your dog

HeartwormLife

Heartworm your dog regularly to prevent disease Once confined to the tropics, this deadly mosquito borne disease can now affect dogs in all parts of Australia. Even if out-breaks in your region are uncommon, transiting dogs may carry the disease. Both dogs and cats can be infected with heartworm, which is usually fatal if left undiagnosed or untreated. Even when ... Read More »

Tick Control

Paralysis tick

Ticks are a common parasite and occur mainly along the eastern seaboard and across the coastal north of Australia. Brown Dog Ticks (Rhipicephalus sanguineus) can be found clustered in great numbers in dogs’ ear, between the toes and to a lesser extent on the body. They are source of constant irritation and in large numbers can cause anaemia. Ticks can ... Read More »

Flea Control

fleas

Fleas are blood-sucking insects that lodge in a dog’s hairy coat, inflicting misery and distress. Symptoms: Biting, itching and scratching all parts of the body. Your dog’s attempt to get rid of them may result in itchy red patches on the skin. Fleas can also produce flea allergy and transmit tapeworm. Only adult fleas are obvious, while the rest of the ... Read More »