• Belmont Avenue Veterinary Hospital
  • 304 Belmont Avenue,
  • Kewdale ,
  • Western Australia,
  • 6104
  • Phone: +61892774966
  • Website: http://belmontavevet.com.au/

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Parasites

  • Lyme disease (not Lyme's disease) is caused by a spirochete called Borrelia. It is transmitted to dogs through the bite of a tick.

  • Methoprene is classified as an insect growth regulator. It does not kill adult fleas. Your veterinarian has prescribed this medication for the control of the fleas.

  • Milbemycin is used for control of internal parasites. Your veterinarian has prescribed this medication for the prevention of heartworm infection.

  • Nitenpyram is used for the control of the fleas on dogs and cats. It kills adult fleas. You may also need to control the larval stages of fleas in the environment.

  • Nitroscanate is used to control roundworms and some types of tapeworms in dogs. Your veterinary surgeon will advise a deworming programme for your pet.

  • Interferons help the body to mount a defence against infections such as viruses. Omega Interferon is used in conjunction with fluid therapy and other supportive therapy for the treatment of parvovirus infection in dogs.

  • The otodectic mite usually infests the ears and can result in otodectic mange. This causes irritation leading to bacterial infections which can result in otitis externa.

  • Permethrin is an antiparasitic agent prescribed by your veterinarian for control of fleas, ticks, lice, and blowfly larvae (fly strike) on rabbits, guinea pigs, rats, and mice.

  • Piperazine is used to control roundworms. Your veterinarian will advise a deworming programme for your pet.

  • Praziquantel is used to treat tapeworm infestation in dogs and cats. Your veterinarian will advise a deworming programme for your pet.