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April is Heartworm Awareness Month. Is Your Pet Protected?

Heartworm is a serious disease that can lead to death. Heartworm is transmitted by mosquitos. Once bitten by a mosquito that carries the larvae the parasite travels to tscreen-shot-2017-04-19-at-6-33-30-pmhe heart where it develops into a FOOT LONG worm. The dog is the natural host for heartworms, but did you know that your cat can be infected as well? In cats, heartworm causes a respiratory disease that is untreatable.

Talk to your veterinarian today about prevention options for your pets.

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