Humane Society of the Palm Beaches

Flea and Heartworm Preventatives 

Heartworm Protection

Heartworm disease may be transmitted to your dog when they are bitten by an infected mosquito. Due to our warm climate in Florida, mosquito’s are active all year long. Dogs must receive a heartworm protection medication every 30 days to protect them from contracting heartworms.

Heartworm preventatives are not meant to cure a dog who is heartworm infected. Putting them on a preventative while they are heartworm positive may make them seriously ill. Heartworm protection medications require a veterinarian to prescribe.

Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League is happy to provide you with heartworm and flea preventatives at affordable prices. In order to purchase the following preventatives from the League, pets must be a patient of Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League's Wellness/Vaccine Clinic and/or Surgical Clinic. If you are not, please bring your pet to our Vaccine Clinic for a wellness check and/or vaccinations.

Clinic Hours of Operation:
  • Monday - Saturday from 10AM to 5PM (Clinic staff breaks for lunch from 12:30-1:30pm)
  • Sunday - Clinic Closed
  • Walk-in - no appointment necessary! Clients are seen on a first come - first served basis.
Location: 

Check in at the Grace Pavilion
3100 North Military Trail, West Palm Beach, FL 33409

The following preventatives are offered at Peggy Adams:
We sell all preventatives in 6-month packages or single doses. Questions? Contact us at 561.686.3663 or e-mail us.

 


Comfortis

Comfortis is the first FDA-approved, chewable beef-flavored tablet that kills fleas and prevents flea infestations on dogs and cats for a full month.

Benefits:

  • Starts killing fleas within 30 minutes
  • Lasts a full month
  • Kills fleas before they can lay eggs
  • Comes in a convenient chewable, beef-flavored tablet
  • Spinosad, the active ingredient in Comfortis, is environmentally friendly

Prices:

  • Single dose $15
  • Box of six $75

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Bravecto

Bravecto is the first oral chew to provide up to 12 weeks protection against fleas and ticks. One chew provides broad-spectrum and long-lasting protection that starts to kill fleas within 2 hours and controls 4 tick species (black-legged tick, American dog tick, brown dog tick, and lone star tick). Bravecto eliminates current flea infestations and prevents new ones from developing for 12 weeks. 

Prices:

  • Single Dose $50

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Heartgard Plus

Heartgard Chewables are a flavored treatment for dogs given once a month to prevent heartworms.

Benefits:

  • Highly effective in preventing heartworms
  • A convenient and tasty chewable for easy administration
  • Delicious beef flavor that most dogs will eat

Prices:

  • Single Dose $5.50, $6.75, $7.75
  • Box of six $30, $40, $45

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Advantage Multi

Advantage Multi for Dogs and Cats is a once a month topical application that contains a combination of the insecticide (imidacloprid) and the parasiticide (moxidectin). Advantage Multi for Dogs is used for the prevention of heartworm and the treatment and control of flea infestations, hookworms, roundworms and whipworms. Advantage Multi for Cats is used for the prevention of heartworm and the treatment and control of fleas infestations, roundworms, hookworms and ear mites.

Benefits:

  • Prevents heartworms, roundworms, hookworms in dogs and cats as well as whipworms in dogs and ear mites in cats
  • Easy, once a month, application

Prices:

  • Single dose $14 - $18
  • Box of six $82 - $95

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Sentinel

Sentinel is the only monthly oral preventive that guards against heartworms, adult roundworms, adult hookworms, whipworms, and prevents the development of flea eggs.

Benefits:

  • Comes in palatable flavored tabs
  • Easy to administer just once a month

Prices:

  • Single dose $10
  • Box of six $35 - $55

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Revolution (for cats only)

Revolution is a safe and simple monthly topical medication used to protect your pet from heartworms, fleas, and ear mites. It also protects dogs from ticks and sarcoptic mange and cats from roundworms and hookworms.

Benefits:

  • Protects your pet from heartworms and fleas
  • Fights both internal and surface parasitic infections
  • Treats Sarcoptic mange in dogs
  • Treats and controls ear mites
  • Controls American Dog Tick infestation
  • Treats and controls roundworms and hookworms in cats
  • Only administered once a month
  • Safe and easy to use

Prices:

  • Single dose $15
  • Box of six $79.80

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Insights Dog DNA Test

Reveal Your Dog’s Family Tree From knowing his favorite treats to understanding the meaning of each howl and bark, the relationship you have with your dog is strong and special. You can get to know your dog even better. Owners of mixed-breed dogs can learn their pet's breed history through dog DNA testing, tracing back their family trees to reveal answers explaining certain behaviors, personality traits and even health conditions. Finally, you can satisfy your curiosity and get the answer to that common question: “What kind of dog do you have?”

With your dog’s ancestry revealed, you can build an even stronger bond with your dog. Custom training, nutrition and health plans catered to your dog’s natural tendencies and behaviors will ensure a well-balanced and fulfilling lifestyle for both pet and owner.

All it takes is a simple dog DNA test. Wisdom Panel Insights is a comprehensive dog breed test that helps owners determine their dogs’ family tree with just a swipe of a cheek swab.

Within a few short weeks, you can learn your dog’s history and understand his active nature, or his herding tendencies, or his long, shaggy coat.

Kit Contents:

  • Information booklet detailing the test and analysis process.
  • Instruction sheet on how to collect the sample from inside your dog's cheek.
  • A standard DNA collection swab along with protective sleeve used to send it back.
  • Pre-paid shipping box for sending in your dog's swab sample for analysis.

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561-686-3663

3100/3200 N. Military Trail
West Palm Beach, FL 33409