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The Importance of Heartworm Prevention

Posted by on Mar 30, 2013 in Pet Health | 0 comments

The Importance of Heartworm Prevention

One of the most important things you can do for your pet, is protect them from Heartworms.  Heartworm Disease is a potentially fatal disease which is prevalent in our area, as it is transmitted via Mosquitos.  The heartworms mature over a 6 month period and reside in the lungs and heart of both dogs and cats. You can prevent heartworm disease in your pet, by administering a preventative either on a monthly basis, or with a 6 month injection.  Prior to starting the medication, it is important to have a screening test to ensure that he/she is not currently infected. Heartworm prevention...

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