212 Rusden Street, Armidale, NSW 2350
Call us

Parasite control for your pet

This quarters focus is parasite control for your pet.

Parasite control for your pet

We’ve decided to run some Themed Quarters to focus on the issues we see as the most important in preventative health in your pets!

This quarter, as in November-December-January we’d like to focus on parasite control, as the warmer months are when we see more parasite problems as the temperature and humidity allows for a faster life-cycle in most insects, and pets are often exposed to more parasites during the warmer, more outdoors-y times. For example people are more likely to travel to the coast during these months and will need extra protection against ticks and heartworm. There are also more puppies and kittens around at this time of year and they need extra protection as overly heavy flea or worm burdens can be deadly to them!

So to get things started, we would like to offer a free worming to every pet that presents for vaccination during these months. Whether we worm your pet during the consult, or you take a wormer home to use when they are next due is up to you. By vaccinating and worming you are already halfway to completing preventative medicine in your pet! And prevention is just SO much better than cure (and easier, and cheaper).

We can also discuss your pets’ other parasite prevention needs based on their risk such as heartworm protection, tick protection, and of course fleas!

Recent Articles

Common Poisons Encountered in Pets

15th February 2021

The most common pet poisonings to be mindful of; Pets can encounter lots of different toxins in their home environment... Read More

Armidale Puppy PreSchool

22nd October 2020

What is Socialisation and Puppy Preschool? Puppy Preschool comes in many forms depending on who is offering the service, the... Read More

Prophylactic Gastropexy - Preventing GDV

26th February 2020

What is Gastric Dilatation and Volvulus (GDV)? Gastric Dilatation and Volvulus (often called “GDV” or “bloat”) is a life-threatening condition... Read More

Storm Fears and Phobias

11th January 2020

Fear of storms is a common complaint amongst dog owners. Some breeds are over represented, mostly the herding breeds... Read More

A Behavioural Journey

23rd July 2019

So last week I passed my Membership exams in Veterinary Behaviour with the Australian and New Zealand College of... Read More

Rabbit Care

09th April 2019

Tips and advice about Rabbit Care Rabbits can make great pets, they are intelligent, sociable and not to mention adorable!... Read More

Urinary problems in Cats

07th March 2019

My feline has urine issues! Cats are the most commonly presented companion animal for urinary issues. Most of these relate... Read More

Storm Phobias and your pet

30th October 2018

There are a lot of animals that have a fear of storms (and other loud noises). It is a... Read More

Cushing's Disease in Dogs

15th October 2018

Cushing’s disease (or hyperadrenocorticism) is one of the most common endocrine disorders that affects dogs. The endocrine system is... Read More

Dental care for your pet

15th August 2018

Dental disease is one of the most common complaints we see in veterinary practice. In fact, about 3 out... Read More