The Truth about Heartworm Prevention

If you’ve taken your dog to the vet, you’ve heard it time and time again – “is he/she current on heartworm preventative? when was your last heartworm test?”. We promise we don’t mean to bother. Heartworms are extremely expensive to treat and can be dangerous and fatal to your pet. The incidence rate of heartworms is also very high in this area. In this blog, we will walk you through what heartworms are, how and why to prevent them, treatment if they are infected, and the costs associated. What are heartworms? According to the American Heartworm Society, they are foot-long … Continue reading The Truth about Heartworm Prevention