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Pet Care Information from Plaza Veterinary 
Hospital

"If having a soul means being able to feel love and loyalty and gratitude, then animals are better off than a lot of humans."
  ~ James Herriot

This section contains our recommendations to help keep your pet looking and feeling it's best. For more information on specific diseases, behavioral problems, and wellness care, we suggest you visit Pet Place.com.

We have also included many other pet health sites on our Useful Links page.

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Heartworm and Flea Preventatives
Revolution, for dogs and cats, is applied once monthly to help prevent heartworm disease. It prevents and controls flea infestations and ear mites in both species and is effective against the American Dog Tick in dogs.

It's used for the treatment of roundworms and hookworms in cats only. Revolution may be applied to puppies and kittens as young as 6 weeks of age.


Heartgard is available for dogs and cats in chewable form, and for dogs only in tablet form. It's an effective treatment against heartworms, roundworms and hookworms and can be given to puppies and kittens as early as 6 weeks of age.


Advantage is a topical flea control that is applied between the shoulder blades every 30 days. It is available for cats and dogs and may be used on kittens as young as 8 weeks of age and puppies at 7 weeks. Fleas on your pet should die within 48 hours of the Advantage application.


Frontline is a topical flea control that is applied between the shoulder blades every 30 days. It is available for cats and dogs and may be used on kittens as young as 8 weeks of age and puppies at 10 weeks. Fleas on your pet should die within 48 hours of the Frontline application.


This information covers the most popular heartworm and flea control products that we sell at our hospital. It is not a complete list of all the products available on the market today.