What dog owners should know about Heartworm Disease
â™¥Heartworms are transmitted by mosquitoes, not by contact with other dogs or their feces
â™¥ALL dogs are at risk, regardless of whether they are considered indoor or outdoor pets
â™¥Signs of heartworm disease may not be visible until its later stages
â™¥Your veterinarian can diagnose heartworm disease with an easy blood test
â™¥Treatment for heartworm disease is expensive, lengthy, and traumatic, and its outcome
could be unpredictable
Heartworm is a life threatening disease that need not happen.