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Last month, I shared a video about a dog rescued by Hope For Paws Animal Rescue and it led me to their website to learn more about the wonderful work that they do. This month I am sharing another video from the same source – this time about a little dog called Edie. I found this video so moving, this little dog was so scared and was due to be euthenized at the vets – but they did not let this happen. Please watch – and if you can, pay a visit to the Hope for Paws website.
Has Your Dog Tested Heartworm Positive?
The most effective treatment for a dog infected with heartworms is to inject an arsenic-based drug called Immiticide. This currently is the only medicine proven effective in killing the adult parasites lodged in the dog’s heart.
Dirofilaria immitis is the parasitic roundworm that causes heart worms in dogs and other animals. The larvae are passed from mosquitoes to dogs.
States with a tropical or humid climate are breeding grounds for mosquitoes. Heartworms are prevalent in these states. However, heartworm disease has now spread through all 50 states. Continue reading