Best Dog Boarding In Miami Keeps Your Dog Safe From Heartworm Disease
April is National Heart-worm Awareness Month. It is important to know about this disease and how to prevent it. We here at freeDOGm care deeply about your pup and want to help you in every way that we can. We understand that your fur-baby is a very important part of your family and their health is top priority. Many people are not sure what to look for or how to prevent this terrible disease but we have decided to write this article to those seeking more information.
So, What is Heart-Worm Disease?
Heart-worm disease is a parasitic worm called Dirofilaria Immitis. The worms are spread from dog to dog through the bite of a mosquito. It can result in serious heart failure and other organ damage. In the United States, heart-worm disease is most common along the Atlantic and Gulf coasts from the Gulf of Mexico to New Jersey and along the Mississippi River, but it has been reported in dogs in all 50 states.
What are the symptoms of Heart-Worms in dogs?
The symptoms of heart-worms are somewhat hard to tell. A minor cough and lack of energy in your dog can be a sign of infection. It is best to have your dog checked by a vet regularly to avoid this terrible disease. The best treatment is prevention. It is important to know that heart-worm disease can cause many issues within your dogs body and to prevent it is the a necessity. Click here to learn more about heart-worm awareness month.
Just like you, we care for our four-legged friends and hope this article will bring awareness to this disease. We hope that you can look to freeDOGm for all of your overnight dog boarding needs. We care deeply and will insure that your dog will be the happiest pup on earth in our state-of-the-art facility. Click here to learn more about all of our services and book your dogs stay with us today!