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Flea, Worm and Tick control

POM-V

All medication provided by the practice is Prescription Only Mediction (POM-V), this means your pet must be seen yearly in order for us to provide you with this treatment. 

Flea Control: Dogs

  • Nexgard Spectra is adminstered orally and should be given to your pet once a month.
  • Nexgard Spectra kills fleas, flea larvae, ticks, roundworm, and hookworm, but most importantly, protects against potentially fatal lungworm Angiostrongylus vasorum.
  • Nexgard Spectra is only available on prescription from your veterinary surgeon.

 

Flea Control: Cats

  • Stronghold Plus is administered on to the skin on the back of the cats neck, and should be applied monthly.
  • Stronghold Plus kills fleas, flea larvae, ticks, roundworm, and hookworm.
  • Stronghold Plus is only available on prescription from your veterinary surgeon.

Worm Control: Dogs & Cats

  • Drontal or Droncit tablets for cats and dogs are to be give every 3-6 months, dependent on how much of a scavenger they are
  • Droncit spot-on solution is in alternative to tablets, that is applied to the back of the cat’s neck every 3-6 months.

Tick Control: Dogs & Cats

  • Avoid known tick-affected habitats such as wooded areas and places where there is livestock
  • Be sure to check your dog daily for ticks and remove any that you notice by using a tick-removal device.
  • Our regular monthly treatment Nexgard Spectra and Stronghold Plus protects against ticks.
  • Alternative spot-on medication and impregnated collars are available from our practice. Always use these according to the manufacturer’s recommendation
  • Seresto collar provides up to 8 months protection from ticks and fleas.