Preventing parasitic disease and illness is always better for our animals and less expensive than treating them once they are infected (and your house is infested)!
Florida has many parasites that can infect our pets, and because of the weather, they thrive here year-round. The good news is your pets can easily be protected from them.
If there’s one piece of advice we hope all pet owners take to heart, it’s the importance of diligent heartworm prevention. Here in Florida, heartworms are a very real danger since they can infect both dogs and cats and are transmitted primarily by mosquitos (which as well all know, are VERY common here). Because heartworm infection can be deadly as well as difficult and expensive to treat, our Animal Wellness Center believes preventing heartworm is absolutely key to the long-term health and wellness of your pet.
We can help you understand the difference between various heartworm preventive brands on the market – many of which also offer protection against intestinal worms and/or fleas and ticks as well. Then, we can help you choose the preventive that best fits the needs of you, your pet, and your family. We offer:
|Interceptor Plus||Credelio||Trifexis||Bravecto||Bravecto Plus (Feline)||Selarid (compare to Revolution) (Feline)||ProHeart||Preventic|
|Frequency / Form||Monthly Chew||Monthly Chew||Monthly Tablet||3 month Chew||2 month Topical||Monthly Topical||12 month Injection||3 month Collar|
|De-wormer||based on weight|
|De-flea with Capstar||$10|
|Anal gland expression||$20|
|Hillsborough County rabies tag||varies|
|County tag admin fee||$5|
|Heart worm test||$20|
|FELV test/FIV retroviral||$26|
Have a question? Please call us at 813-752-2869.
*Pets must be up to date on Rabies vaccinations to receive treatment