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Parasites Center - Heartworm

Types of Heartworm Preventive Treatment Products

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Heartworm Medications for Dogs and Cats By Jennifer Kvamme, DVM When it’s time to purchase heartworm preventive medication for your dog or cat, you have several options to choose from. In order to purchase any of...

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The Ins and Outs of Treatment for Heartworms in Dogs

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How Do Heartworm Preventives Work in Dogs? By Jennifer Kvamme, DVM Keeping your dog free of heartworms is an important job. It’s your responsibility to have your dog tested yearly for the disease and to renew his/her...

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How is Heartworm Disease Treated in Dogs?

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[video] Treatment of Heartworms in Dogs By Jennifer Kvamme, DVM If your dog is not protected by monthly heartworm preventive medications, he/she is at definite risk of becoming infected with heartworms. This potentially...

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Mosquitoes and Your Dogs and Cats

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[video] Understanding the Mosquito Life Cycle By Jennifer Kvamme, DVM The mosquito is the main culprit (vector) responsible for the spread of heartworm disease in dogs and cats. Controlling the population of mosquitoes and preventing...

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Heartworm Disease in Dogs

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[video] Dirofilariasis in Dogs (Heartworms in Dogs) Dogs suffering from heartworms are, in fact, infested by the organism Dirofilaria immitis, a parasitic nematode (roundworm) commonly referred to as the heartworm. The severity...

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Q. Can I give tri heart plus and comfortis at the same time?

A. Yes you sure can. In fact it is recommended use both a heartworm and intestinal worm...

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