Category Archives: Heartworm Disease

Heartworm Disease

Heartworms are parasites that are transmitted by mosquitoes. The mosquito picks up larval stage one (baby heartworms) from the blood of an infected dog. This develops to the third larval stage in the mosquito. The mosquito then passes this larvae to another dog when it bites him/her. Over the next 5-7 months, the larvae migrates through…
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