SOONER VETERINARY HOSPITAL

PARASITE PREVENTION

Parasite Prevention

 

Fleas and ticks make your pet uncomfortable, but did you also know they cause a variety of illnesses? Prevention is crucial to your pet’s overall health.

 

Bravecto

Bravecto for dogs is an oral pill that kills fleas and ticks for 3 months with 1 dose. After treating, the Bravecto chew starts killing fleas within 2 hours and kills >98% of fleas within 12 hours for 12 weeks. Bravecto kills 100% of ticks on dogs within 12 hours and has no known resistance. Bravecto is FDA approved and safe for dogs weighing at least 4.4 lbs and for dogs and puppies aged 6 months and older.

Bravecto for cats is a topical product that kills fleas and ticks for 3 months with 1 application. After treating, Bravecto kills 100% of the fleas in 8 hours. Bravecto in cats is proven to kill >94% of black-legged ticks for 12 weeks and > 98% of American dog ticks for 8 weeks within 48 hours. It is proven safe for cats and kittens weighing at least 2.6 lbs and 6 months of age or older. For more information go to www.us.bravecto.com

 

Seresto Collars

Seresto collars for dogs and cats are not your average flea and tick collars. They have been developed using a novel blend of materials, which means it can release active ingredients in controlled, very low doses – giving your dog or cat up to 8 months of protection against fleas and ticks. For dogs and puppies 7 weeks old or older. For Cats and kittens 10 weeks old and older. For more information go to www.seresto.com.

 

Vectra 3D

Vectra 3D repels and kills fleas, ticks, mosquitoes, biting and sand flies, lice and mites (excluding mange mites). Vectra 3D kills through contact so parasites don’t have to bite to die. It will kill fleas in 6 hours. Vectra 3D remains effective after bathing or swimming. It is a topical product that is applied monthly and can be used in dogs and puppies as young as 8 weeks of age. For more information go to vectrapet.com.

 

Catego

Catego is an effective monthly prevention and treatment of fleas, flea eggs, flea larvae, ticks and chewing lice for cats and kittens weighing 1.5 lbs and 8 weeks of age or older. It kills fleas within 6 hours and kills ticks through contact so they do not have to bite to die. Catego is the only product with the unique combination of these three proven active ingredients: Dinotefuran, Fipronil and Pyriproxyfen. For more information go to www.categocat.com.

 

Advantage Multi

Advantage Multi for dogs provides broad-spectrum parasite protection in a monthly topical application. It prevents heartworm disease, kills adult fleas and helps treat flea infestations. It also treats and controls intestinal parasites such as roundworms, hookworms and whipworms. This product also treats and controls sarcoptic mange. For use in puppies and dogs 7 weeks of age or older that weigh at least 3 lbs.

Advantage Multi for dogs provides broad-spectrum parasite protection in a monthly topical application. It prevents heartworm disease, kills adult fleas and helps treat flea infestations. It also treats and controls intestinal parasites roundworms and hookworms. This product also treats and controls ear mites. For use in kittens and cats 9 weeks of age or older that weigh at least 2 lbs. For more information go to www.bayerdvm.com.

 

Sentinel Spectrum

Sentinel Spectrum is a monthly heartworm chew for dogs that has a 6 in 1 protection. It prevents heartworm disease, prevents and controls flea populations and intestinal parasites such as tapeworms, whipworms, roundworms and hookworms. Administer with a meal every 30 days for full protection.

Available for dogs and puppies 6 weeks of age or older and weighing at least 2 lbs.

 

Tri-Heart Plus

Tri Heart Plus is a monthly heartworm tablet that protects against heartworms and treats and controls hookworms and roundworms. It can be used in puppies and dogs 6 weeks of age and older weighing 1 lb and above.

 

ProHeart 6

ProHeart 6 prevents heartworm disease for a full 6 months in just 1 injection given by our veterinarians. Proheart 6 is great for our clients that have a busy schedule and have trouble remembering to give heartworm preventative at the same time every month. For more information go to www.proheart6.com.