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Ray's Annual Checkup!

Today’s Post was planned around Ray’s annual vet appointment (it was yesterday) but it was almost (stress almost) uneventful! 609 more words

Dog Stories

Changes in the Battle Against Heartworm

Every year you bring your dog to the vet, we do a heartworm test.  It’s habit and routine and most people are aware of heartworms, what they are, and what we do to prevent them.   935 more words

Cats & Heartworm

Yes, you read the title correctly. Primarily when we talk about heartworm, it’s in relation to dogs, but heartworm can and does affect cats and it affects cats quite differently. 342 more words

Cats

Heartworm prevention for cats

In particular America, but also several other countries around the world, heartworm is a serious issue. I always thought heartworm was a poor cats disease. Homeless and/or mistreated cats, who lived in filthy conditions or who lived outside. 824 more words

Cat

Heartworm Awareness Month

April is heartworm awareness month. We find this very timely as our newest rescue Penelope was recently found as a stray, starving and neglected, and was diagnosed with a severe case of heartworm. 353 more words

Wags Inn News

Vendetta Magazine: Easter Rising Edition

From 1995 – 2002 I published a fanzine called Vendetta. I’m proud of the interviews I conducted back in the day, especially ones with artists who weren’t getting much press in the USA, even in non-mainstream outlets. 182 more words

Whipping Boy

Heartworm

Heartworm is caused by a worm called Dirofilaria immitis. This worm is present during the warmer months (spring, summer and early fall). The larvae is transmitted by mosquitoes. 325 more words

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