Heartworm

Test Required After Dog Misses A Dose Of Heartworm Preventive

“Good morning, Kristi and Stephanie, I need a refill of Revolution heartworm preventive for Bowsie, please.” “We can take care of that for you, Mrs. Stephens. Has Bowsie missed any doses of her monthly Revolution?” “Yes, we just moved into our new house and I lost track of time during the transition. She missed last […]

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Cat Heartworm Disease And Prevention

Heartworm disease in cats is deadly but preventible. For cats there is no heartworm treatment to rid the infected feline of the parasite, as there is in dogs. Feline heartworm prevention is easy and affordable. Just as with dogs, cats get heartworms from mosquitoes, which act as an intermediate host of the parasite. Many people […]

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Dog And Cat Heartworm Disease

Heartworm University (HU) is a function of the American Heartworm Society, based in Wilmington, Delaware. It is a new feature of the Society and its program was presented six times in calendar 2009. As a member and director of the Louisiana Academy of Veterinary Practice I was fortunate to be able to attend HU this […]

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When Pets On Heartworm Preventive Get Heartworms

Sometimes pet owners administer their pets’ heartworm preventive right on schedule, but they get heartworms anyway. There are no perfect medications. One of my staff members came to me with a surprise a few months ago, “Dr. Randolph, I have something to tell you.” Her lower lip began to tremble. “I’m pregnant.” She took her […]

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Revolution For Dog and Cat Heartworm Preventive

Revolution is a monthly heartworm preventive for cats and dogs that also both controls and prevents fleas. MyPetsDoctor.com’s Dr. James W. Randolph recommends this Pfizer Animal Health medication for many of his canine and feline patients in his own private practice in Long Beach, MS. Heartworm disease is a life-threatening parasitic infestation for both species. […]

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