Bobcat Fever Prevention and Recommended Local Veterinarians


Prevention Is The Best Medicine

•Minimize your cats exposure to ticks by keeping them indoors.

•Use a Veterinary approved tick preventative product, all year around.  Make sure that your choice will be effective against Lone Star ticks for the entire duration of the medications effective period.  Currently in Arkansas, the only effective tick repellants are Seresto Collar and Frontline Gold.   Again, please ask your vet.

•Check your cat daily for ticks - it takes several hours after tick attachment for disease transmission to occur, prompt tick removal is crucial

•Start at the head, run your hands over the cat's body, check under the collar, use your fingers like a comb.  Make sure to look under the tail, in the ears  and armpits. Ticks are drawn to the dark, hidden areas.

 

Do you know how to properly remove a tick?  Don’t be afraid to ask your vet questions and always err on the side of caution.

 

NWA Veterinarians  & Clinics

These offices are capable of immediate diagnosis and treatment

Fayetteville

Animal Medical Clinic   479-521-5220

3045 N Market Ave, Fayetteville, AR 72703

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Springdale

Lyon Veterinary Hospital   479-361-4650

5782 W Sunset Ave, Springdale, AR 72762

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West Fork

Smithers Animal Hospital   479-839-2328

53 S Centennial Ave, West Fork, AR 72774

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After Hours/Emergency

 Animal Emergency Clinic of Northwest Arkansas  479-927-0007

777 Mathias Dr B, Springdale, AR 72762

Hours: Monday-Thursday 6 pm - 7 am Open 24 hours on holidays and Weekends

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