a serious and potentially fatal disease in pets.
The Heartworm Society estimates that more than 1 million
dogs currently have heartworm disease and every state in the U.S.
has had one or more reported cases. It is caused by foot-long worms (heartworms) that live in the heart, lungs and associated blood vessels
of affected pets, causing severe lung disease, heart failure and damage
to other organs in the body. One mosquito bite is all it takes to infect an unprotected dog with heartworms.
Here at Best Friends we use Interceptor Plus which prevents:
Interceptor Plus is safe to use in dogs and puppies 6 weeks of age
and older and 2 pounds of weight and greater. It also is made in
a chicken flavored chewable tablet, so it's more like a treat!
For more information please visit http://www.interceptorpet.com
For more information you may visit www.heartwormsociety.org