heartworm disease

An annual physical exam as well as a current heartworm test will be required on all dogs to purchase heartworm medication.  Cats will need to have a physical exam only. The reasons for implementing this policy: There is a risk that your pet can have a life threatening reaction if heartworm prevention is given to […]

Heartworm disease is caused by the growth of a worm transmitted by mosquitoes.  There are four stages in the development of an adult heartworm; microfilariae, larva, juvenile worm, adult worm.   It takes approximately 6 months for the adult worm to develop. The adult heartworm can live up to 7 years.  They live in the right […]