Parasite Prevention  Long Beach, CA

Comprehensive Parasite Prevention at LBC Vets: Shielding Your Pet from Harmful Pests

At LBC Vets, we understand the significance of protecting your pets from the threat of parasites. Located at 1752 Clark Ave, Long Beach, CA 90815, our dedicated team, led by Dr. Alexis Kessler, is committed to providing comprehensive parasite prevention services to ensure the health and well-being of your cherished companions.

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About Our Parasite Prevention Services:

Parasites pose a significant risk to your pet’s health, and preventing infestations is essential for their overall well-being. Our parasite prevention services at LBC Vets encompass a range of measures designed to shield your pet from these harmful pests:

  • Flea and Tick Prevention:
    Fleas and ticks not only cause discomfort but can also transmit diseases to your pets. Our team offers effective prevention strategies, including topical treatments and oral medications, to keep these pesky parasites at bay.
  • Heartworm Prevention:
    Heartworm disease can be life-threatening for pets. Our heartworm prevention measures include monthly medications that protect your pet from heartworm larvae transmitted by mosquitoes.
  • Intestinal Parasite Control:
    Roundworms, hookworms, and other intestinal parasites can adversely affect your pet’s digestive health. We provide routine screenings and recommend preventive medications to control and eliminate these parasites.
  • External Parasite Control:
    External parasites, such as mites and lice, can cause skin irritation and other health issues. Our preventive measures include topical treatments and routine examinations to detect and address external parasite concerns.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

Yes, heartworm prevention is typically recommended year-round to ensure continuous protection, even during colder months when mosquitoes may still pose a threat.

Yes, indoor pets are still at risk of certain parasites, such as fleas. Dr. Kessler can recommend appropriate preventive measures based on your pet's lifestyle.

Dr. Kessler may recommend regular fecal examinations to screen for intestinal parasites. The frequency of testing depends on your pet's risk factors and health status.

For thorough parasite prevention that safeguards your pet’s health, contact LBC Vets at (562) 579-4485. Schedule an appointment with Dr. Alexis Kessler to discuss a personalized parasite prevention plan tailored to your pet’s specific needs.