Some Common Questions about Heartworms

Common Questions about Heartworms

The common questions about heart worm are often related to the species affected by heart worms in addition to the dogs. One should know that in addition to dogs, the cat, fox, wolf, horse, sea lion etc. are also affected.

Can heartworms be cured or treated?

Yes, heartworms can be treated. However, it is easier to prevent heartworms altogether than to treat them in your pet. So taking preventive or cautionary measures is preferable.

What medication is used for the prevention of heart worm in dogs?

Ivermectin is the medication used most often to heart worms in dogs. Dogs that have been affected by heartworms reveal symptoms of constant coughing, panting and dullness on many occasions.

What will be the size of the worms?

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