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dog scratching
When it comes to protecting your dog from fleas and ticks, prevention is always much more simple than finding a cure. There are a lot of different method for preventing fleas and ticks. During your pet’s wellness exam, we will be happy to prescribe a treatment, while ruling out that they are already dealing with parasites. However, even if your dog is already on a prophylactic parasite treatments, there are other measures you can take to help protect your pet from fleas and ticks.
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puppy checked by a vet
Most domestic pets, including dogs, will experience at least one parasite infection during their lifetime. Unfortunately, dogs are a natural host for one particularly debilitating, and often deadly, parasite, known as the heartworm. Contrary to popular belief, heartworms can be found in all 50 U.S. states, meaning that proper preventative treatment is essential if your pup is to avoid them entirely.
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dog groomed
If you were to go to a pet parlour and ask about grooming, you will almost certainly be given the option of a ‘package’, which includes multiple aspects of care. However, each element of pet grooming can be performed standalone, and although some people prefer to use the services of an experienced professional, they can also all be carried out by a confident and competent owner.
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At Port Royal Veterinary Hospital in Port Royal, SC, our experienced doctors and staff are proud to offer complete veterinary medicine catered to the specific needs of your pet.