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Heartworm Prevention Year Round

Posted 10.08.19 by Lee Ann Newman, DVM

Summer has gone and chilly fall mornings are upon us, so we should soon have a reprieve from the heat, humidity and insects that pester us during the warm months. However, this does not mean that they totally go away, or that we can stop treating our pets for heartworms and fleas. Heartworms are spread through mosquito bites. Did you...Read More

I can get heartworm prevention that lasts longer than one month?

Posted 09.30.15 by Emily Lindsey

Yes… Proheart 6! History Proheart 6 was first introduced in 2001 as an every-6-month injectable heartworm prevention for dogs. It was widely adopted and used over the next 3 years, but due to an increasing number of adverse reactions, it was voluntarily withdrawn from the market in 2004. The makers of Proheart found that a solvent left over from the...Read More

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