Can I Skip Heartworm Medicine in the Winter?

Heartworms are transmitted by mosquitoes. When the weather turns cold and you don’t see many mosquitoes, it is tempting to skip heartworm prevention medicine. Keeping your pets on heartworm prevention medicine all year long is an easy and important way you can keep them healthy. Can I Skip Heartworm Medicine in …

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How To Apply Topical Medicine

Topical medicines can be very convenient – especially for cats and dogs who don’t like to take pills! But if you aren’t used to putting topical medicine on your pet, it can be a bit of a challenge to get it right the first time. Here are our best tips …

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Types of Heartworm Prevention

There are lots of different heartworm prevention medicines available. Heartworm prevention comes in a monthly pill, a monthly topical, and a twice-yearly injection. Most heartworm prevention medicines will also protect your dog from some internal parasites. But some will also protect your dog from whipworms, tapeworms, or fleas. It can be …

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When Should I Start My Dog On Heartworm Prevention?

Does my dog really need to be on heartworm prevention already? He’s just a puppy. Why do we need to start so soon? When should we really start? We get this question all the time – “When should I start my dog on heartworm prevention?” When Should I Start My …

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Can My Inside Dog Get Heartworms?

If you have ever taken your dog to the veterinarian, you have probably been asked about heartworm prevention. Do you have your dog on heartworm prevention, which kind, when was the last time he got it, do you give it all year long, when was the last time he was …

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