Posts Tagged ‘cats and heartworms’

April is Heartworm Awareness Month, so at Little Creek Veterinary Clinic, we’re making sure you have the information you need to keep your pet protected year-round.

Here are the Top Six Heartworm Tall Tails — read the myths, then click the infographic to get the facts.

Myth #1: Dogs catch heartworms from other dogs.

Myth #2: Heartworms are only transmitted in the summer.

Myth #3: Cats don’t get heartworm disease.

Myth #4: My indoor cat doesn’t need heartworm prevention.

Myth #5: My dog is on heartworm preventive, so he doesn’t need to be tested.

Myth #6: Heartworm prevention isn’t worth it.

Now, double-click the image to learn the truth!

Brought to you by PennVet and the American Heartworm Society.

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