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Deworming, prevention, and treatment for puppies and kittens, cats and dogs

Heartworm, tapeworm, hookworm, whipworms, roundworm – these nasty little noodle-like parasites love hitching a ride inside your pet to steal the nutrients your BFF needs. We’re here with love, health, effective deworming treatments, and worm prevention and treatment to help your pet’s guts and heart stay tenant-free.

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Worms look little, but they're a big health risk for your pet. If you suspect your dog or puppy, or cat or kitten has worms, definitely seek out your vet.

Warning: worms in pets can be pretty gross

Heartworms are literally worms in your pet’s heart

Heartworms take up residence in your furry friend’s heart and arteries. They’re transmitted by mosquito bites, affect pets all across the United States, and even a small infestation can cause long-term damage. Luckily, protection and prevention is easily available. 

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Hookworms latch onto the small intestine and feed

Hookworms are nasty little parasites with cutting plates for jaws that latch on and suck blood from your pet’s innards. If your pet is skinny and has black, tarry stools, please come in and ask your veterinary team about treatment and prevention for your BFF. 

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Squirmy tapeworm bits and eggs sometimes appear under tails

Tapeworms are long, thin, ribbony parasites with no mouth. They attach to your pet’s intestines with hooks or suckers, drain out blood and nutrients, and shed squirmy bits of themselves out in your pet’s stool. We’re here with tapeworm-specific medications that can help.  

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Whipworms can have no symptoms — and then quickly make pets really sick

Whipworms are a voracious intestinal parasite that can cause significant blood loss, anemia, dehydration, and more. Bring your pet in if they seem lethargic, have bouts of diarrhea, or look thinner than usual so we can prescribe specific meds to help kick these pests out. 

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Roundworms and ascarids are common parasites in cats and dogs 

Your pet can pick up roundworms fairly easily, and they can lurk dormant in pet tummies for years before flaring up. If you see worms in your BFF’s poop or vomit, if they look thinner than usual, or if their coat looks dull, it’s important to have them checked by a veterinarian. 

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Surprise! Ringworm affects the skin, and isn’t actually a worm at all

Ringworm isn’t actually a worm, but a fungal infection — but because of the name, we figured we’d include it here anyway. You can find more information about ringworm, mange, scabies, and other skin and coat problems over in our skin care hub. We’re here to help. 

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Parasite protection for dogs

Dogs don’t just get fleas and ticks. We’re here to help prevent and treat tapeworms, hookworms, heartworms, skin mites, and more.

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Parasite protection for cats

Parasite protection doesn’t just include fleas and ticks. Help keep your kittyBAE happy and healthy with protection against intestinal worms, ear mites, and other nasty bugs.

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