Seasonal Pet Care Tip from Community Animal Hospital

Spring Time and Its Persistent Pests

Spring is sprung, and with it comes all the things we love – warmer days, longer walks, and flowers popping up in all their colors. Unfortunately, spring also brings a few things we don’t love—particularly allergies and pests. While pollen and bugs affect us with mild (and sometimes less than mild) symptoms, they can do just as much, if not more damage to our pets.

Flea and ticks especially are known for their potentially dangerous bites. Some ticks carry Lyme disease as well as other tick-borne illnesses such as Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever or Anaplasmosis, which are dangerous for not only your pet, but potentially you, too! Meanwhile, fleas are a nasty annoyance, and can be particularly painful to a dog or cat with flea bite allergies.

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Flea and Tick Preventatives

Protect your pet from these little buggers with flea and tick preventatives. At Community Animal Hospital, we carry a range of products that will suit your pet’s needs:

  • Heartgard Plus
  • Frontline Gold
  • Nexgard
  • K9 Advantix
  • Advantage Multi
  • Seresto Collars
  • Simparica Trio

Get in touch today to learn more about flea and tick preventive options for your pet.

For more seasonal tips on pet safety, please contact us today at (508)753-7077! We’ll be happy to answer any questions you have.