The idea of your pet being infested with parasites is a disturbing thought. Parasites pose a medical risk that can have serious health consequences if not properly dealt with or prevented. Pets are susceptible to various parasites depending on their age, region and other factors.

At West Marin Pet Hospital we emphasize the importance of preventing parasites. Preventative measures can successfully protect your pet. Pets who are not protected often develop parasites leading to serious problems for them and their owners.

The cost of prevention is minimal compared with the stress on your pet and the expense of treatment for you. Additionally, parasites like heartworm can be fatal so preventing parasites is vital.