Heartworm is literally killing our dogs. Spread through the bite of an infected mosquito, heartworm has been found in all 50 states, and is estimated to currently be in over one million untreated dogs. 94 more words
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I think we can say that it is officially the height of summer, folks! I’m sure I’m not the only one who feels like they are living on the surface of the sun. 437 more words
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Of the dogs entering shelters, approximately 35% are adopted, 31% are euthanized and 26% of dogs who came in as strays are returned to their owner.
This morning has been looming for about a week in my mind; it’s time for Nelson’s heartworm treatment. For those of you who have never had a pet with heartworm, a.) thank you for using preventative (or lucky you for living a place with no mosquitoes), and b.) I’d like to give a bit of insight into the disease and treatment. 318 more words