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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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Last updated: June 9, 2022.

Dear Clients,

Masks are now optional for both staff and clients at our hospital. Please respect everyone's comfort level. Here is what you can expect:

For appointments:
  • There are no longer any capacity limits on our exam rooms or reception area
  • Masks are optional for both team members and clients.
  • For food / medication / retail:
  • It is best to call your order in ahead of time so the team can get it ready for you. Please allow 24 - 48 hours for medication refills
  • 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.

    OPERATING HOURS

    Monday to 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