HEARTWORM
CLINIC
 APRIL 11

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OUR APRIL CLINIC.

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​HEARTWORM
SURVIVORS

MAXWELL GROTZ
ROSIE KELLY
WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT HEARTWORMS

ONE MOSQUITO IS ALL THAT IT TAKES TO TRANSMIT HEARTWORMS TO YOUR DOG

​Heartworms are transmitted to dogs by mosquitoes.  Without the monthly administration of a heartworm preventive, your pet could get heartworm disease, a potentially deadly illness of the heart and lungs.



THE COST OF AN ANNUAL HEARTWORM TEST AND ONE YEAR OF HEARTWORM MEDICATION FOR A 50 LB. DOG :  $196.88
THE COST OF HEARTWORM WORK-UP AND IMITICIDE TREATMENT: $4,799.01 


HEARTWORMS
A REAL & PRESENT DANGER

  • The American Heartworm Society estimates that at any one time, over 1 million dogs are infected with adult heartworms in the u.s.
  • Mosquitos transmit heartworm larvae from infected dogs to healthy dogs.
  • Heartworms live in the hearts and lungs of infected dogs.  Left untreated, heartworm disease may be fatal to your dog.
  • Some sommon signs of heartworm infection in dogs include coughing, difficulty breathing and sluggishness.  Recently infected dogs may show no signs of the disease.
  • Other carriers of heartworm disease include wolves, foxes, ferrets and coyotes.