Parasite Prevalence

Berks County Parasite Prevalence

Due to having a past of warm winters, parasite prevalence is at an all-time high right now. To help keep you educated, we’ve gathered the parasite count data year-to-date for our county.

Using a preventative product on your pet is the first step to keeping your pet and your family safe from parasites. For information, please call our office.

Positive Cases in Cats and Dogs in Berks County, PA:

  1. Intestinal Parasites:
  • Roundworms:
    • Cat: 433
    • Dog: 579
  • Hookworms:
    • Dog: 475
    • Cat: 77
  • Whipworms:
    • Dog: 134
  • Giardia:
    • Dog: 1,243
    • Cat: 301
  1. Heartworm: 51
  1. Feline Heartworm AB: 3
  1. Feline Heartworm AG: 0
  1. Tick Borne Diseases:
    • Lyme Disease: 1,703
    • Ehrlichiosis: 117
    • Anaplasmosis: 690
  1. Viral Diseases:
    • Felv: 35
    • FIV: 51

For more information on parasite prevalence in your area visit the Companion Animal Parasite Council's website.

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