Category Archives: Heartworm

Heartworm prevention

Meet Zephyr, a 5 year old German shorthaired pointer who recently came to the clinic for his yearly heartworm injection. Heartworm (dirofilaria immitis) is a parasite that, if not treated, can be fatal. Luckily it’s not very common in our canine companions due to the preventative medications available and the diligence of most owners. Heartworm…
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