Cats get heartworms too!

Cats get heartworms too! Heartworms live and replicate in dogs and are transmitted from an infected dog through mosquitoes to other dogs and in some events cats. The heartworm lifecycle requires a dog to live in and make baby heartworms, microfilaria. The cat is not the ideal host and the worm is unable to replicate [...]

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8 Facts UVH Wants You to Know About Heartworm Disease in Your Pet

We’re no strangers to insects in the south. But, did you know that 1 of every 18 dogs tested in Caddo Parish tests positive for heartworm disease? Louisiana’s accommodating climate for insect growth and reproduction makes parasite prevention a must for pets. Learn how to  protect your pet from heartworm disease in our latest blog [...]