Heartworms are foot-long worms that live in the heart, lungs, and major blood vessels of pets. It sounds like something from a horror movie, but worse… it’s a reality. Whilst US dog owners rightly worry about heartworm, this parasite can also infect cats and ferrets, along with wild mammals such as coyotes, wolves, and foxes.
Is your dog vomiting? Should you be worried? The following discussion from our vet will help you work out what to do next.
As a dog lover you should be aware of these glands and how to care for them to keep your dog healthy.