In our region we do recommend using flea and heartworm prevention year round. Unfortunately, it does not get cold enough in Georgia to make a dent in the flea or mosquito population. Flea and heartworm prevention are necessary for your pet every 30 days. Listed below are the products our clinic offers for flea and heartworm prevention. Each product is different. Let us help you find what will work best for your pet!
Heartgard Plus is an easy heartworm preventive for you to give your dog each month. It is the only one that is a real-beef Chewable that dogs prefer to take and owners prefer to give. This chew needs to be given every 30 days for adequate heartworm prevention.
Trifexis is a pill that prevents heartworms and fleas. This is available for dogs only. This pill needs to be given every 30 days with food. ** This pill does not prevent ticks.
Comfortis is an oral flea control product. This is available for dogs and cats. It is a monthly pill that must be given every 30 days with a meal to help prevent flea infestation. ** This pill does not prevent ticks.
Frontline Tritak is the NEW product from Frontline. This is a monthly topical that protects dogs and cats from fleas and ticks. Be sure not to wash your pets 2 days before or 2 days after applying this product
Revolution is a topical flea, heartworm, and tick prevention for both dogs & cats. This topical needs to be applied every 30 days for adequate protection. Yes, cats can get heartworms too!