All cats need heartworm prevention

Mosquitoes don’t ask permission before entering homes, offices, or other facilities. Sustained transmission in northern states expands the distribution and expansion of Dirofilaria immitis, the filarial nematode that is transmitted via infected mosquitoes, writes Richard Gerhold, DVM, MS, PhD. He discusses prevention differences in dogs and cats. Continue reading

Source: DVM360 Magazine, April 16, 2019.