Kedron Valley Veterinary Blog

The Confusing World of Pet Parasite Prevention

We published a blog in March about the importance of preventing flea infestations and tick troubles before they rear their ugly heads. Of course, every product wants to be the best and may even claim to be the best, but who really knows? Preventatives are also expensive and it is tempting to go bargain hunting, but that savings can come at a cost. Your veterinary team is always looking out for your pet and is prepared to answer questions and give advice.

Protecting Your Pet from Fleas and Ticks

Warmer weather is just around the corner! The days keep getting longer and we can't wait for some fun in the sun, but this lovely weather also makes life easier for pesky parasites. Did you know that ticks winter over and if you can see the bare ground, ticks can migrate and bite?! It’s important take action, keep the upper hand and help ensure that our pets stay comfortable and avoid illness. Read on for information in parasite lifecycles, disease risk info and control tips.

Lyme Disease and Ticks

This year, 2014, the American Veterinary Medical Association has declared April as “Prevention of Lyme Disease in Dogs Month”, and for many good reasons

April is "Prevent Lyme Disease in Dogs" Month

If you've ever seen a tick - especially if it is on you or your pet friend - you'll never forget it. Ticks can cause people and pets endless hours of suffering and is a potentially life-threatening disease.