What are the first signs of heartworms in dogs?
5 SIGNS THAT YOUR DOG HAVE HEARTWORMS
Heartworm infestation is a dangerous disease firstly because the disease has life taking and secondly because it can be diagnosed only after 5-6 months. However, there are subtle symptoms that heartworm infested dogs show. You need to be very attentive to keep a check on your pooch for the symptoms.
Go through the below given Infographic to know about the symptoms of the heartworms and the heartworm life cycle stages.
HEARTWORM LIFE CYCLE:
Now since Heartworms can be dangerous once they mature, it is recommended that you opt for heartworm preventives like Heartgard or Heartgard plus chewables that kill the immature heartworms i.e. microfilaria as soon as they enter your pal’s body. You can also buy Revolution for dogs online from our website.
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Hence, it is very important to prevent heartworms at early stages because in the later stages the disease needs treatments that have side effects and in severe cases, the treatment is mostly invasive.
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David joined CanadaVetCare in 2013 as a product analyst and veterinary assistant. Being a passionate pet lover and keen animal health researcher, David had always found ways and solutions to help pet parents to improve their pets’ health. He is always happy to answer pet health-related queries and recommending pet parents for the right pet product for their furry companions.