Flea Treatment and Tick Prevention
Our veterinary team at Oak Valley Animal Hospital in Beaumont, CA understands the key to many pets’ comfort and wellness is a solid pest prevention plan. Fleas and ticks tend to cause an array of problems and diseases, some of which can be deadly. With a short visit to our office, we can evaluate your pet and help guide you to the best medications for your furry friend.
The Risks Posed to Pets by Fleas And Ticks
The most typical problems that a pet will experience without tick prevention and flea treatment is itching associated with sores from bites, allergy dermatitis, and skin inflammation. These conditions can result in itching, hot spots, and hair loss. Another common issue that pets experience is tapeworms from flea bites. Without treatment, an infestation can result and cause numerous problems.
Ticks can cause many diseases including Lyme disease, which results in joint pain and lethargy. Rocky Mountain spotted fever can cause neurological damage, nausea, and severe skin lesions. Another tick concern is zoonosis that causes bloody diarrhea, sinus problems, and high fevers. Our veterinary care members in Beaumont are ready to ensure your pet is protected with effective flea treatment and tick prevention.
What Prevention is Available?
Oak Valley Animal Hospital in Beaumont offers several types of flea treatment options and tick prevention methods from the top brands in pet care. These preventives include:
- Flea & Tick Sprays: Long-lasting and effective for impromptu treatments, flea spray controls the infestation of ticks and fleas.
- Flea Collars: The oldest method around, flea collars serve as both eradicators and preventives.
- Oral Treatments: The most popular tick preventive also works for fleas with the monthly ingestion of a tablet.
- Spot Treatments: This is a convenient liquid that is applied to a pet’s neck or hind region monthly to kill fleas and ticks fast.
After an evaluation and a discussion concerning your pet’s lifestyle, we’ll help you choose what solution best suits your situation.
Make Oak Valley Animal Hospital Your Vet of Choice
Our veterinarian is eager to help get your pet on a positive and healthy track with the right flea and tick prevention methods. We can assist you with experienced advice on how to eradicate fleas and ticks from your home. Contact us today at (951) 381-1230 or fill out our online form to schedule an appointment. Do you need to restock on supplies that you already use? Stop by Oak Valley Animal Hospital in Beaumont, CA to re-up your preventives.