The Difference Between Heartworm Treatments

The Difference Between Heartworm Treatments My friend is fostering a dog through a rescue and the dog is heartworm positive. I was wondering what is involved in slow kill treatment for dogs with heart worms? This rescue seems to be preferring the slow kill treatment while the foster is unsure of the slow kill treatment. … Read more

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