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How Do Cats Get Heartworms?

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Like dogs, cats get heartworms through the bite of an infected mosquito. However, the disease cats get from heartworms is different from that of dogs.

There's No Season for Heartworms

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Heartworm transmission doesn't have a "season." That's why the AHS recommends year-round heartworm prevention.

A Stroll Through Petsville: How Heartworm Prevention Adds Up

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Heartworm prevention makes sense for pet health--and saves dollars and cents for pet owners.

How Do Dogs Get Heartworms?

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Understanding the heartworm life cycle can help you better understand why it's important to protect your dog. This infographic makes the life cycle easy to understand.

Myth Fact Infographic

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Are you up for a heartworm quiz? This infographic tests your knowledge.

Heartworm Lifecycle

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Pet Lovers Prioritize Pet Health During the COVID-19 Crisis

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Is Heartworm on the Rise?

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In the latest AHS heartworm incidence survey, veterinarians weighed in on incidence trends. This infographic breaks it down.in

The Southeast has the Highest Iincincidence

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The Southeast has the dubious distinction of having the most cases of heartworm in the country. This infographic has details.

Mosquito Mayhem

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What's the link between mosquitoes and heartworm disease? This infographic shares 5 facts.

Who Gets Heartworms?

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You probably know dogs and cats get heartworm disease, but did you know lots of other species do, too? This infographic takes you on a walk on the wild side.

10 Ways to Stay on Top of Heartworm Prevention

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You don't want to forget your pet's heartworm preventive! Here's 10 tips to help you remember.

What Raises The Risk Of Heartworms?

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From weather to wildlife, there's multiple contributors to heartworm risk. Check out some common causes in this infographic.

24 Hour Risk Graphic: Cat

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Is there a time of day when heartworms aren't a risk for your cat? No!

24 Hour Risk Graphic: Dog

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Is there a time of day when heartworms aren't a risk for your dog? No!

Heartworm Tall Tales - Cats

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It's a myth that cat's don't get heartworms.

Heartworm Tall Tales - Cost

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Heartworm prevention can save you money in the long run AND save your pet's life.

Heartworm Tall Tales - Indoor

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Indoor cats can get heartworms if they're not on prevention.

Heartworm Tall Tales - Season

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Many mosquitoes live and transmit heartworms before and after so-called "warm weather" months.

Heartworm Tall Tales - Testing

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Dogs on heartworm prevention still need annual heartworm testing.

Heartworm Tall Tales - Transmission

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Heartworm is spread by mosquitoes, not spread directly between pets.

Heartworm Tall Tales - Composite

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Make sure you can separate myth from fact when it comes to heartworm knowledge. Your pet's life could depend on it!

Heartworm Disease In Dogs

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The early signs of heartworm disease in dogs are subtle, which advanced disease causes serious disease--and even death, according to this infographic.

Heartworm Disease In Cats

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The signs of heartworm disease in cats from range from coughing and nausea soon after infection to serious disease and even death when it is advanced, according to this infographic.

Heartworm By The Numbers

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Add it up and heartworm "numbers" in this infographic will tell you how serious a problem heartworm disease is for pets.inci

Take 5 on Feline Heartworm Disease

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Do you need a reason to give your cat heartworm prevention? This infographic gives you FIVE.

Can we turn down the dial on heartworm risk?

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From strategies that lower the risk of heartworm to behaviors that increase it, this infographic will help you understand the concept of heartworm risk.

The ABCs of Heartworm Disease

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There are 26 letters in the alphabet. And this infographic shares 26 facts you need to know about heartworm in pets.

Significance of Heartworm Disease

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Is Heartworm Incidence?

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Heartworm Incidence: Up or Down?

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Protect Your Pet Handout

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Numbers, numbers, numbers in this infographic--and it adds up to heartworm disease being a serious, nationwide threat.

Heartworm Incidence Map

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Heartworm Risk

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Significance of Heartworm Disease (2013)

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Heartworm Vectors

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Everyday actions can expose pets to heartworm. This infographic gives examples of how transmission can happen.

Weigh the Costs

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Which can cost more--heartworm prevention or treatment? This infographic helps you weigh the costs.

1 Reason: Heartworm in Cats

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Heartworm prevention is a must for cats. This infographic explains why they're worth it!

A Tale of 2 Kitties

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Cats that are protected against heartworms can live longer, healthier lives. This infographic explains why.

The Mighty Mosquito

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Mosquitoes may be small but they present a mighty threat to unprotected pets. This infographic explains the link between mosquitoes and heartworm disease.

A Dog's Heart is a Place for Love, not Heartworms

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This infographic explains why heartworm prevention = LOVE.

Testing Algorithm

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Just 10 minutes is all it takes each year to test your dog for heartworms. This infographic helps you determine if your dog should be tested.

Does My Dog Need a Heartworm Test?

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Dogs VS Cats

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Dogs are definitely different from cats but they both need heartworm prevention, according to this infographic.

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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…

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