Albuquerque just made the top 10 cities list for heartworm disease.
“Although these cities are broadly disseminated across the United States, there are many areas that are experiencing an increase in the prevalence of heartworm disease. For this reason, the Companion Animal Parasite Council encourages pet owners across the country to talk with their veterinarian about the importance of annual heartworm testing and year-round prevention.”
We are focusing on Heartworm this month and want to remind you to have your animals tested for heartworm and we highly recommend preventatives. This nasty, invasive parasite is introduced usually through a mosquito bite. The treatment is not pleasant for owner or pet. We recommend regular testing and medication to prevent heartworm in the first place. read more →