Back To Basics: Flea, Tick, and Heartworm Prevention

Dog with fleas scratching his ear.

Parasite control is a must for all of our furry friends. Unfortunately, some pet owners make the mistake of skipping heartworm medication during winter months or assuming indoor cats don’t need parasite control at all.

To get back to basics about why flea, tick, and heartworm prevention is so important, Bowman Veterinary Hospital takes a look at some of the risks these pests pose to our pets and how you can prevent them from harming your pet.