Oxford Veterinary Hospital - Oxford, PA - Heartworm and Parasite Prevention
Protecting Your Pet...Our Patient.
All pets need heartworm preventative medication 12 months a year. Watch videos below.
OVH Best Product Recommendation for dogs.
Trifexis & Sentinel, like Interceptor, contains milbemycin to protect your pet from heartworm disease, hookworms, roundworms, AND whipworms. Trifexis also controls fleas effectively. Use with Bravecto, a Scalibor Collar (for 6 month protection) or Vectra 3D for tick control.
OVH Best Product Recommendation for cats.
Revolution used monthly to protect your kitty from intestinal parasites, fleas, heartworm disease and ear mites.
Use with a Seresto Collar for added tick protection (lasts 8 months), especially on indoor/outdoor and outdoor cats.
Oxford Veterinary Hospital's specific recommendations of products currently available is based on our experience with their safety, effectiveness, and the risk factors in our geographic area. Effective parasite control requires regular and consistent administration of these preventative products 12 months a year.
American Heartworm Society Video on Feline Heartworm Disease: video courtesy of Pfizer
American Heartworm Society Video on Canine Heartworm Disease: Video courtesy of Merial
Parasite Control is a basic foundation of the care essential to properly caring for your pets, as well as protecting your family.
Your dog needs to be tested yearly with the 4DX test for heartworm, anaplasma, lyme disease, and erlichia.
All pets need a yearly fecal examination. Bring a very small sample of each your pets' stool during their yearly health maintenance examination.
Learn about the importance of protecting your pets and your family from the
Companion Animal Control Council.
Don't miss a dose again by using this Remind My Pet application
Have questions? Was your pet sensitive to some product used in the past? Still not sure which product to use for your pet? Please call us at 610-932-8757.