Keeping Your Pets Safe from Fleas & Ticks

Keeping Your Pets Safe from Fleas & Ticks

In Fairfax Station, VA, pets can get fleas and ticks, so it may be helpful to learn about parasite prevention from your our veterinarian. Our veterinary care team at Crosspointe Animal Hospital is here to help treat dogs and cats with their flea and tick problems. We also help pet owners by sharing information about preventing parasite infestations.

Why Worry about Fleas and Ticks? 

Fleas and ticks are parasites that annoy your pets, carry dangerous diseases, and can cause sickness in your pet and your family. Parasite prevention can be important when combating the diseases flea, and ticks carry, such as Lyme disease. If you are worried these pests affecting your pet, speak with a veterinarian on our veterinary team about the various methods of protection recommended for your pet.

Common Parasite Prevention Tips

Fleas and ticks can put your pets and family at risk, which is why parasite prevention is vital to your pet’s health and wellness treatments. Over-the-counter solutions can help with parasite prevention, and a veterinarian on our veterinary team can offer some advice and flea and tick control products. However, it may be a good idea to carefully check the product, as some methods or products may make your dog or cat sick, and other products may not work as well.

Get Parasite Prevention from a Veterinarian at Our Animal Hospital

Get a pet parasite prevention plan for your pet by scheduling a veterinarian appointment at Crosspointe Animal Hospital serving Fairfax Station, VA. We are here to help keep our pet patients happy, safe, and healthy, which is why protecting your pets against fleas and ticks is important. Call us at (703) 690-6600 to schedule an appointment with a veterinarian on our veterinary team, who can help show you various products to help you with your pet’s flea and tick concerns.