Deworming Services for Pets
Deworming is one of the most important components of your pet’s preventative and protective care. It helps to reduce their susceptibility to internal and external parasites. Once your pet is infected with worms, they are vulnerable to having gastrointestinal problems, hindered growth and development, as well as several other potentially irreversible conditions. Please feel free to call us to learn more about the deworming services that we have to offer to protect your pet.
What are some types of parasites found in cats?
Over the span of their life, your feline friend can get several types of worms if they are not protected by a deworming program. The most common type of worms that affect cats are tapeworms, roundworms and hookworms.
If my cat has worms, what symptoms should I look for?
If you are paying close attention to your pet’s health, the most common signs of worms that you should look out for are: difficulty breathing, vomiting, constipation, bloated belly, constant coughing, bloody stool, and visible worms or worm parts in their stool.
Are worms dangerous to humans?
Absolutely. You and the people around you can get worms from your pet who has been infected. Worms can survive in our intestines for a long time and can cause several health issues. For example, worms tend to cause blood loss and a depletion of your iron levels – these two factors can lead to anemia. Worms can also prevent people from passing food and nutrients properly through their digestive system.