Our team continues to be here for you and your cherished pets. We are OPEN and are now able to provide a wide range of services. To learn more about the changes we have implemented in response to COVID-19 and what to expect during your next visit, click here.

Cat Deworming

Cat Deworming

Deworming is an integral part of overall health care for your cat.

What are some types of parasites found in cats?


Cats can be infected with intestinal parasites such as tapeworm, hookworm, roundworm or whipworm, fleas, ear mites, or protozoa such as Tritrichomonas or Giardia.

If my cat has worms, what symptoms should I look for?


Your cat may experience diarrhea, scooting, or bloody stool.

Are worms dangerous to humans?


Yes, many types of worms are zoonotic and can cause severe problems for humans. Roundworms can cause visceral or ocular migrans, and hookworms can cause cutaneous migrans.

What is the deworming schedule?


Deworming is recommended every 30 days if your cat is a hunter or outdoors. Indoor cats as recommend by your veterinarian.

Are there any side effects from deworming medication?


As with any medication for pets or humans, vomiting and/or diarrhea may occur.

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Last updated: May 25, 2020

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we are pleased to advise that effective May 25, 2020 the restrictions on veterinary practices have been lifted. Based on these changes, below are some important updates to our operating policies.

1. WE CAN NOW SEE ALL CASES BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

This includes vaccines, wellness exams, blood work, spays and neuters, dental services, and more!

2. SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE

3. ONLINE CONSULTATIONS ARE AVAILABLE

If you wish to connect with a veterinarian via message, phone or video, visit our website and follow the "Online Consultation" link.

4. OPERATING HOURS

We are OPEN with the following hours:

Monday to Sunday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Note: Closed daily between 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Thank you for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing you and your furry family members again!

- Your dedicated team at Alouette Animal Hospital

*Notice: Local Delivery Only - Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows