All our practices provide the most suitable, prescription-strength parasite protection for your pet. Our vets and nurses can discuss the parasite challenges that your pet may come up against, and suggest the best protection routine for them. Tablets, spot-ons and collars are all available to help make protecting your pet as easy as possible!
Heartworms And Your Ferret
Heartworms are not found in the UK, but are a risk for ferrets that travel abroad – although ferrets are at a much lower risk than other pets. Learn more here.
Fleas And Your Small Pet
Fleas aren’t fussy, and will take a bite from small furries, such as hamsters, Guinea-pigs and rats, who usually pick them up from other pets in the home.
Giardia And Your Ferret
Giardia – a microscopic, single-celled parasite – which lives in the small intestines. Affected ferrets can get nasty diarrhoea and spread the parasite.
Ticks And Your Ferret
Find out if your pet ferret could potentially be at risk of catching ticks and how to check for them with this useful pet health advice from Companion Care.
Mites And Your Ferret
Mites live on the skin of your ferret, can make them itchy, uncomfortable, keeping your ferret mite-free will keep them feeling great!
Cryptosporidia And Your Ferret
Cryptosporidia are a type of protozoa – a microscopic, single-celled parasite – which live in the intestines and can cause profuse, watery diarrhoea.
Fleas and Your Ferret
Find out what to do if your ferret gets fleas. Learn about the signs, symptoms & treatment of fleas to help keep your ferret happy & flea free.
Coccidiosis And Your Ferret
Coccidiosis is caused by a single-celled parasite, or protozoa. While some ferrets can carry the parasite and show no signs, others can develop deadly disease.