Heartworm Disease in Dogs
Heartworm disease is a potentially fatal parasitic disease spread by the bite of infected mosquitoes. It is much easier, cheaper, and less painful for the pet to prevent than to treat heartworm disease, but it can be treated if discovered early enough in the disease process.
The American Heartworm Society recommends annual heartworm tests and year round heartworm prevention for the following reasons:
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