disease in dogs
adult heartworm is around 6 inches long and primarily lives in the
heart. Adult heartworms produce thousands of baby worms that live
in the blood vessels throughout your pet’s body. Heartworm disease
spreads when a mosquito bites a dog with heartworm disease and then
bites another dog.
are the symptoms?
at a very advanced stage of heartworm disease will there be symptoms
such as coughing, dull coat, no energy, breathing problems, possible
fainting, enlarged abdomen. These symptoms are similar to those
of congestive heart failure. Heartworm disease can be fatal but
in most cases it is curable.
is heartworm disease prevented?
heartworm is detected at an early stage there are three heartworm
your pet to the vet
checkups at your veterinarian every one or two years.
your dog has a severe case of heartworm disease he will need treatment
at your veterinarian. If your pet displays symptoms of heartworm
disease take him to your vet immediately.
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