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Why a Heartworm Preventative is Super Important

Heartworm is a parasite Dirofilaria immitis. It is so-called because the parasite stays in the heart and large blood vessels, especially the pulmonary artery. Up to 300 worms can be present inside the heart and blood vessels, and these can cause blockage, easy fatigability, weakness and in worst conditions, death.  The carrier of heartworm disease …

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