Heartworms—a Threat to Your Pet

If you are dog owner, you may know that heartworms are a big health concern for your four-legged friend. These worms live and grow inside your dog’s heart and lungs, possibly causing numerous health problems and shortening his or her life.

Heartworms are spread by mosquitoes and can infect your dog at any time of year in Florida. Learn more about what you can do to prevent them in this UF/IFAS Solutions for Your Life video.

UF/IFAS Photo by Tyler Jones


Posted: March 7, 2016

Category: Work & Life
Tags: Dogs, Family Hot Topic, Heartworm, Mosquito Diseases, Mosquitos, Operation: Protect Our Pets

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