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Why Should I WORRY About HEARTWORMS?

Why Should I WORRY About HEARTWORMS?

Here's what dog, cat and ferret owners need to know about heartworms and how their pet can get them--as well as why they should opt for safe and easy heartworm prevention.

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Canine | Feline | Prevention | Life Cycle | Exotics | Shelters | Veterinary Professionals | Pet Owners | Incidence

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Can heartworms be prevented naturally?

Can heartworms be prevented naturally?

Many pet owners want "natural" solutions to heartworm prevention and treatment in their pets. The American Heartworm Society provides the facts.

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Canine | Feline | Prevention | Exotics | Veterinary Professionals | Pet Owners

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5 Simple Steps to Keep Your Pet Happy for the Holidays

5 Simple Steps to Keep Your Pet Happy for the Holidays

Five veterinary experts weigh in on keeping pets happy during the holidays.

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Canine | Feline | Prevention | Veterinary Professionals | Pet Owners

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Mosquitoes, Heartworms and Pets OH MY

Mosquitoes, Heartworms and Pets OH MY

Learn why you should protect your pets from deadly heartworm disease, which is spread by mosquitoes.

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Canine | Feline | Prevention | Life Cycle | Shelters | Veterinary Professionals | Pet Owners | Cost | Incidence

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12 Reasons to Protect Your Pet 12 Months a Year

12 Reasons to Protect Your Pet 12 Months a Year

Not ONE reason but 12 reasons pets need year-round heartworm protection.

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Canine | Feline | Prevention | Treatment | Life Cycle | Exotics | Shelters | Veterinary Professionals | Pet Owners | Cost | Incidence

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True or False: Test Your Heartworm Knowledge

True or False: Test Your Heartworm Knowledge

Test your knowledge about diagnosis, prevention and treatment of heartworm disease in dogs and cats.

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Canine | Feline | Prevention | Diagnosis | Treatment | Life Cycle | Exotics | Shelters | Veterinary Professionals | Pet Owners | Cost | Incidence

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The Deadly Truth: Heartworm Disease in Cats

The Deadly Truth: Heartworm Disease in Cats

Heartworm in cats can be deadly BUT it can be prevented.

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Feline | Prevention | Treatment | Life Cycle | Shelters | Veterinary Professionals | Pet Owners

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5 Facts Every Pet Owner Should Know About Heartworm Disease

5 Facts Every Pet Owner Should Know About Heartworm Disease

The five basic facts every pet owner needs to know about heartworm disease.

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Canine | Feline | Prevention | Life Cycle | Shelters | Veterinary Professionals | Pet Owners | Incidence

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Twitter: @AHS_Think12

RT @AHS_Think12: Mosquitoes transmit heartworms to your pet. The baby worms migrate from the bite site to the blood stream and then to the…

by Heartworm Society