My Pet: Protecting your pet from heartworm


Austin (KXAN)- With temperatures rising, mosquitoes will soon be part of our lives, and your dog’s. This week on My Pet, Sheri looks at protecting your dog from getting heartworms from these pesky insects.

It’s important to be aware of heartworm as it can lead to heart disease or lung disease in your cat or dog. The best way to do this is with a 100% effective preventative treatment. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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