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Heartworm Disease – What Pet Owners Need to Know

Heartworm Disease – What Pet Owners Need to Know

Caused by the parasite ‘Dirofilaria immitis’, heartworm disease is actually a type of roundworm that settles inside the blood vessels in the lungs as well as inside the heart. For your pet, they can pick it up from mosquitos and it attacks the lungs, heart, kidney, liver, central nervous system, and eyes. However, the most…