How is heartworm transmitted?

Answer Heartworms are thin, white worms that can grow up to 14 inches long and produce thousands of baby worms, all of which live in an infected dog's heart and blood vessels. This can lead to extreme ill... Read More »

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Heartworm Facts?

The American Heartworm Society refers to dogs as the "definitive host" of heartworm disease. The disease costs a lot less to prevent than it does to cure. The disease could be eradicated in the U.... Read More »

How is heartworm contracted?

Heartworm disease is a potentially fatal condition caused by a species of roundworms that attacks dogs, cats and other animals. The heartworm requires several stages and hosts to advance through it... Read More »

How can HPV be transmitted?

HPV, genital human papillomavirus, is transmitted through skin to skin contact. The most common form of transmittance is by unprotected sexual intercourse with an infected person. There are more th... Read More »

Immiticide in Heartworm Treatment?

Heartworm disease is a parasitic infection generally found in dogs that involves the circulatory system. Dogs are infected with heartworm larvae through the bite of an infected mosquito, the inter... Read More »