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Learn the Proper Heartworm Disease in Pets


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Title: Learn the Proper Heartworm Disease in Pets

Learn The Proper Heartworm Disease in Pets
  • Heartworms are parasites that are carried by
    mosquitoes. Pets become infected when the
    mosquito bites and sucks blood.
  • These worms start living inside the arteries of
    the lungs and chambers of a pets heart and feed
    on surrounding blood.
  • Mature heartworms can grow up to 30cm long and 2
    cm thick in population of over 180.  In the adult
    stage the heartworms are able to breed with other
    heartworms and produce microfilaria.
  • When the mosquitoes suck the blood from this
    infected pet they pick these tiny microfilaria
    and carry to other pets, where the process begins

Heartworm Disease Symptoms
  • When pets get heartworm disease they often
    cough and feel difficult in breathing. In advance
    cases there may be a heart failure, distended
    abdomen, internal damage to the organs,
    distressed breathing and sometime collapse from
    sudden destruction of a pets red blood cells.
  • Cats with heartworms disease develop asthma-
    like symptoms and their hearts enlarge.
  • This heartworm disease in pets often fatal
    once signs of the disease occurs. As you notice
    any of the following signs, take your pet to the
    vet to diagnose and prevent.

  • Dogs
  • Dry and persistent cough
  • Lack of stamina
  • Weight loss
  • Dry coat
  • Weakness
  • Cats
  • Coughing/gagging
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Vomiting
  • Weight loss
  • Lethargy

Diagnose And Prevent Heartworm
  • To diagnose heartworm disease in your pet,
  • it is better to go for a blood test, as it is
    the best way to tell if your pet has heartworms.
  • To prevent heartworms the vet will advice you the
    treatments. Now a days, there are many products
    available in the market for heartworm prevention.

Some of the products names are Heartgard Plus,
Advocate, Interceptor Spectrum, Sentinel,
Nuheart, Valuheart, Panoramis, Revolution etc.
These all monthly heartworm preventatives and
treatments includes spot on treatments and
chewables. Some of the preventatives also protect
from other parasites like fleas, ticks and even
worms too. Make sure before starting any
treatment take the advice from the vet.
Visit https//www.budgetvetcare.com Contact us
1-800-797-5305 Email support_at_budgetvetcare.co
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