March is Parasite Prevention Month

Heartworm disease is a serious and potentially fatal disease in dogs/cats..

It is caused by a blood-borne parasite called Dirofilaria immitis.  As many as 30 species of mosquitoes can transmit heartworms.  Adult heartworms cause disease by clogging the heart and major blood vessels leading from the heart causing cardiac and other organ disease. A simple blood test can be performed to detect heartworm infection.


Safe and affordable heartworm testing and prevention is available!

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Other common preventable internal parasites include:
     1. whipworm
     2. hookworm
     3. tapeworm
     4. roundworm

Call us for more details!

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East Hill Dog & Cat Hospital
#420 3020 22 Street
Red Deer, Alberta T4R 3J5

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403-343-7387

reception@dogandcathospital.ca

Clearview Dog & Cat Hospital
#110, 31 Clearview Market Way, 
Red Deer, Alberta T4P 0M9

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403-343-8883

receptioncv@dogandcathospital.ca

Our Services

  • Preventive care for all life stages (puppy/kitten, adult & mature) including vaccinations & spay/neuter services

  • Nutritional & behavioral consultations

  • Dentistry including digital dental x-ray

  • In-house laboratory and digital x-ray

  • Ultrasound

  • Therapy laser

  • General soft tissue and orthopedic surgery

  • Cardiology services/consultation

  • Hospitalization facilities

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