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Heartworm disease

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Tom Nelson


Heartworm disease

This potentially serious parasitic disease can cause heart failure and other complications in dogs but is primarily a respiratory disease in cats. In most countries where the disease occurs, preventative treatment is given to pet dogs and cats to ensure they do not become infected.

What is heartworm?

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How can my cat be infected?

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How do I know if my cat is affected?

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How will my vet confirm the disease?

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Can heartworm be treated?

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How can I prevent my cat getting heartworm?

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