Heartworm Disease in Dogs, Preventing Heartworms in Dogs

Mosquitoes are the vector from dog to dog of the heartworm disease organisms.

One of the more common deadly diseases of dogs is heartworm disease, which can be prevented. Heartworm disease can occur in cats with about the frequency of winning the lottery. The adult worms, which may be three inches long, live inside the dog’s heart. They will cause heart disease, but also they’ll drift into the … Read more