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Posted on 10-06-2016
A shocking surprise here at the clinic. We had a confirmed case of heartworms from an older dog who frequently travels in and out of the country. Though heartworms are rare in this part of the country do to the short mosquito season this is proof that they can make there way up here. This pup more than likely was infected while traveling to warmer more humid climates. As pet owners it is important to realize that even though you may not take your pup out of Montana there are many other people who do. When they travel back to Bozeman there is a risk of your dog becoming infected. Yearly testing as well as giving a monthly dose of heartworm preventative is highly recommended.
Call us or check out our previous blog on heartworms for more information
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