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heart worm

April 6th, 2006, 09:25 PM
We live in Alberta & are planning a camping trip through BC this soon do we need to get Brick his heartworm and flea treatment before we go?? Giardia too, I guess eh???

April 6th, 2006, 11:40 PM
Well, heartworm is retroactive, so you only need be sure to give it a month after the mosquitoes start... Giardia, I don't know...

April 7th, 2006, 10:17 AM
We did the BC trip last summer, have fun!

Get revolution right before you go (for the flea's), we did it the day before, and 30 days later (for the heartworm). If your not back in Alberta by then, then give it every 30 days.

For Giardia you need a booster in 3-4 weeks so make sure you can get that all done before you go.

I read your other post about Brick not liking car rides! When we went last year, we put them in daycare all day and drove all night but once we hit the highway all the dogs just sleep like babies anyway so that may not work for Brick!

Have a good trip!