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Pet talk - March 18, 2013
Preventing a heartworm infestation in your pet
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The heart is a complex organ and it is important for pet owners to be aware of the diseases it can develop. Pet owners should be aware of the signs and symptoms of heart disease so that they can provide their pet with the best possible care. “Humid spring and summer days may cause dogs and cats to suffer more from mosquito bites that can lead to heartworm disease,” said Dr. Sonya Gordon, associate professor at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences.