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The Shaughnessy Veterinary Hospital believes in providing only the highest quality food and other pet products to our clients. We carry both Hill's Science Diet prescription foods as well as the full line of Medi-Cal diets for dogs and cats. Any supplements, toys and other products for your pet are carefully screened for quality, safety and effectiveness. We are continually changing the products, so check back frequently for special offers.

Products

Parasite Control

With more and more choices available for Flea control, it is important to select the best product for your pet and its unique circumstances. Below is a chart prepared by Dr. Leah comparing the various products available at Shaughnessy Veterinary Hospital to help you make a wise choice for your pet.

A Comparison of Popular Flea Control Products...
PROGRAM
ADVANTAGE
CAPSTAR
SENTINEL
REVOLUTION
COMFORTIS
OVICOLLAR
METHOD AND FREQUENCY
OF APPLICATION

CATS - INJECTION EVERY 6 MONTHS OR LIQUID FED ONCE MONTHLY.

DOGS - PILL FED ONCE MONTHLY

TOPICAL DROPS APPLIED MONTHLY

PILL GIVEN AS NEEDED,

AS OFTEN AS EVERY 2 DAYS

PILL GIVEN ONCE MONTHLY. DOGS ONLY
TOPICAL DROPS APPLIED MONTHLY
PILL GIVEN ONCE MONTHLY. DOGS ONLY


WORN AROUND NECK

CATS - YEARLY

DOGS - EVERY 8 MONTHS

YOUNGEST APPROVED AGE
6 WEEKS
8 WEEKS
> 1KG BODY WEIGHT
8 WEEKS
6 WEEKS
14 WEEKS
8 WEEKS
QUICK FLEA KILL
NO
WITHIN HOURS
WITHIN MINUTES
NO
WITHIN HOURS
WITHIN 30 MINUTES
NO
EFFECTIVENESS AGAINST OTHER PARASITES
NONE
NONE
NONE
HEARTWORM, HOOKWORM, ROUNDWORM, WHIPWORM
HEARTWORM, EAR MITES, SARCOPTIC MANGE (DOGS), ROUNDWORM (CATS)
NONE
NONE
PRESCRIPTION/HEARTWORM TEST REQUIRED
NO
NO
NO
YES
YES
YES
NO
SWIM/BATH (AS PER PRODUCT INFORMATION)
YES
AFTER 24 HOURS
YES
YES
AFTER 2 HOURS
YES
YES
EXTERNAL RESIDUE ON PET
NONE
YES
NONE
NONE
NONE (STAYS IN SKIN GLANDS)
NONE
YES



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