PAWS AND PAGES: Heartworm Awareness Month

April is National Heartworm Awareness Month, providing the perfect opportunity to emphasize the value of heartworm disease detection and prevention within your pets.

Heartworm is a preventable, but serious and potentially fatal parasite that that lives inside the hearts of animals. Heartworm is primarily seen in dogs, cats and ferrets, but it can also infect a variety of wild animals, including foxes, coyotes, pumas, raccoons, opossums and many others.