All our practices provide the most suitable, prescription-strength parasite protection for your pet. Our vets and nurses can discuss the parasite challenges that your pet may come up against, and suggest the best protection routine for them. Tablets, spot-ons and collars are all available to help make protecting your pet as easy as possible!
Protecting Your Dog From Ticks
Ticks are small biting insects with powerful jaws and a big round body compared to their head. Click here to read more about ticks.
Roundworms And Your Dog
Roundworms are very common in the UK – in fact studies have shown that over 20% of dogs and cats may be actively infected at any one time! Learn more here.
Lungworm And Your Dog
Lungworm is a deadly parasite, which lives in slugs and snails. Keeping your dog protected against lungworm is a key part of keeping them happy and healthy.
Protecting Your Dog From Fleas
Itching to protect your dog from fleas? They're a common complaint in dogs causing irritation, disease & tapeworms. Find out more about dog flea protection.
Hookworms And Your Dog
Hookworms are small and difficult to spot, in large enough numbers they can suck enough blood to cause serious anaemia, especially in puppies.
Tapeworms And Your Dog
Find out the signs, symptoms, prevention and treatment of Tapeworms in your dog. Read professional advice that will help to keep your dog happy & healthy.
Fleas And Your Puppy
Understand the symptoms to look out for with your puppy as it may have fleas. Find essential advice and puppy flea treatment should yours have them.
Heartworms And Your Dog
Heartworms are thankfully not found in the UK, but are a serious risk for dogs that travel abroad. Click here to read more.
Whipworms And Your Dog
Anecdotally, older dogs are more at risk of having a whipworm burden than younger dogs. Whipworms are blood sucking intestinal worms.
Lice And Your Dog
Lice live on the skin of your dog, and feed by chewing, or sucking blood. Lice can be very uncomfortable for your dog, and can make them itchy, sore and even anaemic.
Giardia And Your Dog
Giardia are a type of protozoa – a microscopic, single-celled parasite – which lives in the small intestines. Affected dogs can get nasty diarrhoea, as well as spreading the parasite to others – including us!