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Heartworms

A Heartworm Test? Why?

Before starting a parasite preventative, all dogs should be tested for heartworms for several reasons. Giving certain types of preventatives to dogs that have an adult heartworm infection can be harmful or even fatal to the pet. Heartworm preventatives do not kill the adult heartworms (although they may shorten the…

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