Ever seen the picture of a dog’s heart infected with adult heartworm? That there is enough to say Yup, I don’t want my dog to die of this. Let’s get him/her on the heartworm meds - Back to the Bone
image by: Petsburgh Pet Care
The influencers in our lives regarding our pets’ health is numerous: veterinarians, breeders, dog walkers/sitters, next door neighbour, sister-in-law, pet store employees, pharma, big pet food manufacturers and the list goes on. So much comes at us. Effective marketing and advertising can also get in the way...
They have all proven to be effective at killing the baby larva and preventing heartworm from forming. However, the downside to these meds is that most are really a pesticide you are putting into your dog.
They have all proven to be effective at killing the baby larva and preventing heartworm from forming. However, the downside to these meds is that most are really a pesticide you are putting into your dog. The number of dogs that have had severe negative reactions to these meds is a little scary. You can look into the number of submissions to the EPA (Environment Protection Agency). Many of these reactions are neurological.
Many recent breakthroughs are making diagnosis and treatment of this disease easier.
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