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WHAT ARE HEARTWORMS?

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Heartworms are actually a type of roundworm, Dirofilaria immitis, which are transmitted to animals when they are bitten by infected mosquitoes. Heartworms spend their lives in the pulmonary arteries of their hosts (hence the term “heartworm”) and create health issues affecting the heart, lungs, and circulatory system. When you want to proactively prevent heartworms or other harmful parasites, Petroglyph Animal Hospital can provide the best care for your pet. The Albuquerque Veterinarian families have relied upon for decades. Call right away at (505) 898-8874.

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Top Six Reasons Why You Should Spay or Neuter Your Pet – Coronado Pet Hospital

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You Want Them to Live as Long as Possible When you spay or neuter your pet, you are making sure that they live as long as possible. Spaying and neutering help to lower the chances of your pet getting certain types of cancers, as well as decreasing the chances of your pet getting uterine infections. You Won’t Have to Deal With Animals Going into Heat When you don’t spay and neuter your pets, females will go into heat. In addition to being at risk of getting pregnant, they will need to go outside to urinate more often, and will freely bleed. This means that you may not only have to invest in diapers to contain the mess, but you will also have to deal with cleaning up messes and bloodstains that don’t happen when your animal is spayed. Animals in heat may also wail or make other loud, repetitive noises in an effort to find a mate, which can be aggravating. Neutered Pets are Less Aggressive When you neuter male pets, they become more docile and less aggressive. Male pets who are n

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ARE HEARTWORMS DEADLY?

Heartworms are deadly, and left untreated will grow to be over a foot long. Dying from heartworm disease is painful and causes many problems with multiple organs. Heartworm disease decreases your dog’s quality of life, making it difficult for your dog to participate in any type of physical activity. Untreated heartworm disease is fatal, usually due to heart attack or organ failure. The good news is, nearly all dogs who have heartworms can be successfully treated, and the earlier you catch it, the easier it is to treat. If you miss one month of heartworm prevention medication, you can continue as soon as you remember, but if you miss two months, it’s important to get your dog tested again before continuing treatment, and then again in six months in order to make sure all of the larvae were killed When you want to proactively prevent heartworms or other harmful parasites, Petroglyph Animal Hospital can provide the best care for your pet. The Albuquerque Veterinarian families have rel

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Top Six Reasons Why You Should Spay or Neuter Your Pet – Coronado Pet Hospital

You Want Them to Live as Long as Possible When you spay or neuter your pet, you are making sure that they live as long as possible. Spaying and neutering help to lower the chances of your pet getting certain types of cancers, as well as decreasing the chances of your pet getting uterine infections. You Won’t Have to Deal With Animals Going into Heat When you don’t spay and neuter your pets, females will go into heat. In addition to being at risk of getting pregnant, they will need to go outside to urinate more often, and will freely bleed. This means that you may not only have to invest in diapers to contain the mess, but you will also have to deal with cleaning up messes and bloodstains that don’t happen when your animal is spayed. Animals in heat may also wail or make other loud, repetitive noises in an effort to find a mate, which can be aggravating. Neutered Pets are Less Aggressive When you neuter male pets, they become more docile and less aggressive. Male pets who are n

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What can I do if my pet already has heartworms? – Petroglyph Animal Hospital

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If you find your pet has heartworms, it is usually treatable, although treating heartworms after they are detectable is much more expensive than heartworm prevention medication. Heartworm disease has four stages that are similar to cancer. Treatment includes restricting exercise, anti-inflammatories, antibiotics, and drugs that kill both the adult heartworms and the heartworm larvae. When you want to proactively prevent heartworms or other harmful parasites, Petroglyph Animal Hospital can provide the best care for your pet. The Albuquerque Veterinarian families have relied upon for decades. Call right away at (505) 898-8874.

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Top Six Reasons Why You Should Spay or Neuter Your Pet – Coronado Pet Hospital

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You Want Them to Live as Long as Possible When you spay or neuter your pet, you are making sure that they live as long as possible. Spaying and neutering help to lower the chances of your pet getting certain types of cancers, as well as decreasing the chances of your pet getting uterine infections. You Won’t Have to Deal With Animals Going into Heat When you don’t spay and neuter your pets, females will go into heat. In addition to being at risk of getting pregnant, they will need to go outside to urinate more often, and will freely bleed. This means that you may not only have to invest in diapers to contain the mess, but you will also have to deal with cleaning up messes and bloodstains that don’t happen when your animal is spayed. Animals in heat may also wail or make other loud, repetitive noises in an effort to find a mate, which can be aggravating. Neutered Pets are Less Aggressive When you neuter male pets, they become more docile and less aggressive. Male pets who are n

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Puppy Shots | Petroglyph Animal Hospital

A trip to the vet can be a scary experience for puppies and their pet owners. Petroglyph Animal Hospital wants to make your veterinary experience as comfortable and positive as possible. Our clean and modern facility is a safe and calm space for your puppy to receive their weekly, monthly and yearly vaccines.

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