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Dog Heartworm Test

In areas where heartworm is prevalent, it is highly recommended to have protection and regular testing. Ask our veterinary professionals about how you can better protect your furry friend.

If a dog has heartworms, what symptoms should I look for?

Symptoms of heartworm can be chronic cough, lethargy, exercise intolerance, and high blood pressure.

How does a dog get heartworms?

Those darn mosquitos! When a carrying mosquito bites your dog, they transmit larvae which make their way into your dog’s heart and lungs.

What are the treatment options for heartworms?

At Companion Animal Hospital, we believe prevention is the best treatment. In the event that your dog is diagnosed with heartworm, our seasoned veterinary staff will be able to tailor a treatment plan that is specific to your pet.

Why is recovery for heartworm treatment so challenging?

Treatment of heartworms is a lengthy and challenging process because of where the worms reside. Heartworms live in your dog’s heart and lungs, and when adults are killed, there is a risk of blockage in those vital organs.

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We love Halloween! From the cool and creative costumes, trick-or-treating, parties, and (let's be honest) the candy, Halloween can be a fun time for everyone. But, there are many hazards that our pets face during these fall festivities.

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Last updated: February 8, 2021.

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we can continue providing our full range of services, under certain restrictions.

We are continuing to see all cases by appointment only including pets in need of: vaccines, wellness exams, blood work, heartworm testing, spays and neuters, dental services, parasite prevention, and more.

SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE

OPERATING HOURS

Beginning on Monday, September 21, we are available to serve you and your pets during the following hours:

Monday - Friday: 7:30 am – 7:30 pm
Saturday: 8:30 am – 3:00 pm
Sunday: CLOSED

Thank you for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing you and your furry family members again!

- Your dedicated team at Companion Animal Hospital