Parasite Prevention and Your Pet

Itching Tabby Cat, CloseupContrary to popular belief, protecting your pet from fleas, ticks, and mosquitoes –and the diseases they cause – is not a seasonal affair. To effectively combat the dangers these parasitic pests pose to your pets, parasite prevention must be a year-round commitment.

This is especially true in Rocklin, where the temperatures seldom dip to the point of freezing these pests into dormancy. With the mild temps and ample environmental opportunity, our community is prime for the threats that fleas, ticks, and heartworm-bearing mosquitoes can pose.

Why Year-Round Parasite Prevention Matters

Even if we did live in a climate where fleas, ticks, and mosquitoes were only active for a few months a year, year-round parasite prevention would still be a must.

Here’s why:

Pets and people do travel, and can bring unwelcome and unintended guests with them. Likewise, even if it’s cold enough to slow these parasites Continue…