Parasite Prevalence

Parasite Prevalence in Delaware County, PA

Protect Your Pet from Parasites

Most pets will get a parasite at some point in their lives. Internal or external parasites can range in severity, causing mere annoyance or even endangering a beloved pet’s life. At Aston Veterinary Hospital in Media, PA, we are committed to educating pet owners across Delaware County on parasites and their prevalence in our area.

Due to a warm winter, parasites are at an all-time high right now. To help keep you educated, we’ve gathered the parasite count data for Delaware County and will be updating it each month.

Dogs: Parasite Incidents

  • Lyme Disease: 386
  • Ehrlichiosis: 45
  • Anaplasmosis: 231
  • Roundworm: 111
  • Hookworm: 145
  • Whipworm: 65
  • Giardia: 341
  • Heartworm: 22

Cats: Parasite Incidents

  • Roundworm: 39
  • Hookworm: 6
  • Whipworm: N/A
  • Giardia: 26
  • Feline Heartworm AB: 4
  • Feline Heartworm AG: 0
  • FeLV: 6
  • FIV: 22

Using a preventative product on your pet is the first step to keeping your pet and your family safe from parasites. As part of your pet’s routine wellness care, we can offer recommendations and administer certain products to protect your pet. Our veterinarians also treat a wide range of parasites in pets who are already infected. Your pet’s whole health is our top priority, and we provide our veterinary services with compassion in a warm and friendly environment.

For information on parasites and how you can help your pet, please call our Media, PA office at (610) 200-6105.

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