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Parasite prevention

Living in Southeast Qld has its perks but also a list of potentially deadly (preventable) diseases. Routine administration of high quality parasite preventatives can keep your pet in the best possible health, and prevent them from succumbing to these deadly diseases. We urge you to be vigilant in keeping up with these preventatives, and ensure you are using products with appropriate coverage, especially for heartworm and paralysis ticks.


There are two main methods of heartworm prevention: 

  1. A yearly depot injection – usually administered after 3 months of age with a booster between 6-9 months to account for your pets growth. 
  2. Monthly tablets incorporated with flea & tick prevention e.g. Nexgard Spectra or Simparica Trio

If your dog has lapsed in its heartworm prevention, our vets might recommend testing for the disease prior to re-commencing any treatments. This will be discussed with you at the time of consultation. 

Fleas & ticks

Most high quality preventatives will be effective in preventing fleas and ticks (including the all important paralysis tick). Please check the label of each product carefully, and ensure you are dosing your pet at appropriate intervals to prevent paralysis ticks. 


Ninderry Veterinary Surgery recommends the use of an all wormer (including treatment of tapeworm) every 2nd week until 3 months of age, then monthly until 6 months of age. After this point, all dogs should be wormed every 3 months for the remainder of their lives. 


Pop in to visit us, and our wonderful team of nurses will be able to work with you to develop a preventative plan. 

Service fees

Veterinary service fees are discussed in full before treatment of any illness or injury is commenced.

We endeavour to provide the best available care and service for all our valued clients however we understand that families have budgets and we will always try, where possible, to offer an alternative to suit you.

To maintain our reasonable fee structure, we are unable to offer account facilities. All services are provided on the basis that they will be paid for in full at the time of service or when your pet is discharged from hospital.

Payment for goods or services can be made by cash, Eftpos, Visa and Mastercard.