Eliminating harmful internal parasites yearly will ensure your pet’s safety.
While some parasites affect your pet's physical body, worms attack from the inside which makes them extremely dangerous. Intestinal worms deplete your pet of energy and nutrients, and can cause irreparable damage to important organs. To protect your loyal companion they need to be dewormed regularly.
Here are signs that your pet may be infected with worms:
These signs don't always appear immediately so you shouldn't wait for them to show up before you get your pet tested or dewormed. Internal parasites can live inside your pet and multiply for a long time before you notice the symptoms.
Deworming starts when your pet is 2 to 4 weeks-old and continues until they are 3 months of age. Adult pets need to be dewormed every 3 months. It is important to follow a deworming schedule that is set by your veterinarian. To discuss deworming for your pet, please call us at 905-683-6430.
Zoonotic worms can be passed between different species. Your pet can spread roundworms, hookworms and tapeworms to you and your family. People with weakened immune systems like children, seniors or pregnant women are more prone to catching these worms. You can be exposed to these worms when handling your pet's waste or from contaminated soil. To protect yourself, you should ensure your pet is protected and properly wash your hands.
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