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Heartworms and Your Dog: What You Need to Know
You are a responsible pet owner, you take your dog to the vet every year for his annual check up, heartworm test and vaccinations.
During this visit your vet will take a small amount of blood (don't worry, this doesn't hurt) to check for heartworms. Assuming your dog is hearworm free, he (or she) will be started on heartworm preventative - life is well. But what if it isn't?
Do you know exactly what a heartworm is? Do you know why it is so dangerous for your dog? Do you know what kind of treatment is needed if your dog was to test positive? Do you even know how dogs get heartworms?
Find out more...