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What is heartworm disease?

Heartworm disease is a major health problem of dogs and cats. It develops when a pet is infected with a parasite transmitted by the bite of an infected mosquito. This parasite travels to the heart of your pet and develops into long worms. If left untreated this heartworm infection can lead to severe lung disease and heart failure. Heartworm disease is prevented with an oral medication such as Heartgard Plus.

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What can I expect at my pet’s annual appointment?

Your pet will receive a full comprehensive physical examination with the veterinarian. Vaccine protocols will be tailored to your pet based on your pet’s exposure risks and your concerns and preferences. Dogs receive Distemper, Hepatitis, Parainfluenza, Parvo Virus, Leptospirosis, Rabies, Bordatella and Lyme vaccine. Cats receive Panlukapenia, Rhinotraceitis, Calici Virus, Rabies and Leukemia vaccine. A blood screening, urine sample, heart worm test and fecal sample may be checked to ensure your pet is healthy.

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Should I have my dog spayed or neutered?

Yes! If you are not planning to breed or show your dog, is it recommended that your dog be spayed or neutered. In addition to avoiding unwanted pregnancies, dogs that are “fixed” tend to be healthier and live longer. Spaying prevents uterine infections, uterine cancer, ovarian cancer and most mammary cancers. Neutering prevents testicular cancer and prostate diseases including most cancers.

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