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!
Lungworm And Your Dog
Learn about Lungworm, it can cause serious health problems in dogs including breathing difficulty, depression & sickness and is potentially fatal.
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.
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.
Tapeworms And Your Dog
Tapeworms match their name, and look like long ribbons or pieces of tape. Itchy, unpleasant, and common, keeping your dog free of tapeworms is simple and a great way to keep them healthy and happy.
Hookworms And Your Dog
Hookworms are blood sucking intestinal worms. Small and difficult to spot, in large enough numbers they can suck enough blood to cause serious anaemia, especially in puppies. Hookworm infection is rare in the UK.
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.
Whipworms And Your Dog
Whipworms are blood sucking intestinal worms. Small and difficult to spot, in large enough numbers they can suck enough blood to cause serious anaemia, especially in puppies. Whipworm infection is rare in the UK.
Heartworms And Your Dog
Heartworms are thankfully not found in the UK, but are a serious risk for dogs that travel abroad. Transmitted by mosquitos, these parasites can cause serious illness and even death, so precautions should be taken for any dogs who leave the UK.
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!