Flea/Tick & Heartworm Prevention

Fleas and ticks are not just a nuisance, but pose animal and human health risks. They suck your pet's blood, they suck human blood, and can transmit diseases. It’s important to protect your pet from these pesky parasites and keep the creepy crawlies out of your home. Fortunately, there are many effective flea and tick preventives on the market to help control the pests and prevent the spread of diseases. Ask us about the best flea/tick prevention option for your pet.

Heartworm disease is a serious and potentially fatal condition caused by parasitic worms living in the heart and lungs of dogs and cats. Heartworm larvae are transmitted by infected mosquitoes that bite the dog and deposit heartworm larvae on the pet’s skin, which migrates into its tissue and bloodstream.

Because heartworm disease is preventable, we recommend that you take steps to protect your pet from this dangerous disease. Heartworm prevention is safe, easy and inexpensive. While treatment for heartworm disease in dogs is possible, it is a complicated and expensive process, taking weeks for infected animals to recover. Ask us about the best heartworm prevention option for your pet.

Thomas Animal Hospital

2714 Broadway Street
Mount Vernon, IL 62864

Phone: (618) 242-3325

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