Your friend’s internal and external deparasitation is extremely important for his/ her health and the remaining family who welcomes him /her. The regular administration of the suitable medication avoids the gastric, intestinal and pulmonary parasitism, weight loss, diarrhea, general malaise, among others.
The external deparasitation avoids the flea and tick infection and helps to put away the vector of leishmaniasis and it is important in the prophylaxis of the diseases transmitted by these parasites.
As far as dogs are concerned, the internal deworming should be performed every 15 days up to two months old, then once a month up to 6 months old and then it should be performed every 3, 4 or 6 months, being more frequent according to the contact with the owner and mainly children and elderly people.
As far as cats are concerned, the internal deworming should be performed every 15 days up to 3 months old , then once a month up to 6 months old and then every 3, 4 or 6 months , being more frequent if there is a more intensive contact with the owner, mainly children and elderly people.
If it is an unknown animal or the deworming dates are wrong, the veterinary will establish a different protocol, until that patient may follow the most suitable protocol.
There are several different medicine alternatives for dogs and cats, since the spot-on pipettes till the collars, and also sprays and some shampoos. All of them offer an effectiveness with varying duration. Their administration also differs, according to the animal’s age and weight.
For further information do not hesitate to contact CVL team.