March is Claysville Animal Care's Parasite Prevention Month
Offering Discounts All Month Long for Prevention All Year Long
, Save 25% on your dog's Heartworm test when bundled with 12 month supply of Heartworm Preventionli
NEW LOWER PRICES on Flea/Tick/Heartworm Preventives for your pets
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Heartworm disease is a serious and potentially fatal condition caused by parasitic worms living in the arteries of the lungs and occasionally in the right side of the heart of dogs, cats and other species of mammals. Heartworms are transmitted by mosquitos. Early on, dogs may show little or no clinical symptoms.
According to the Companion Animal Parasite Council, there were 18 reported cases of heartworm positive dogs in Washington County, 838 in the state of Pennsyvlania in 2013. Visit www.capcvet.org for more information. Many factors must be considered even if heartworms do not seem to be a problem in your local area. You may travel with your pet to an area where heartworms are more common and not even know it. Heartworm disease is spreading to new regions of the country each year. Stray and neglected dogs and certain wildlife such as coyotes, wolves, and foxes can be carriers of heartworms. Mosquitoes blown great distances by the wind and the relocation of infected pets to previously uninfected areas all contribute to the spread of heartworm disease. This happened following Hurricane Katrina when 250,000 pets, many of them infected with heartworms, were “adopted” and shipped throughout the country! The safest thing to do, and the best insurance against infection, is to administer a year-round heartworm preventive! Our doctors and staff can discuss a prevention plan for your pet(s).
Because heartworm disease is preventable, we recommend that pet owners take steps now to talk to our staff about how to best protect your pets from this dangerous disease. Heartworm prevention is safe, easy and inexpensive. While treatment for heartworm disease in dogs is possible, it is a complicated and expensive process, taking weeks for infected animals to recover.
Visit these links for more information:
American Heartworm Society: www.heartwormsociety.org Companion Animal Parasite Council: www.capcvet.org
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Claysville Animal Care LLC in Claysville, Pennsylvania, is a locally owned, full-service veterinary clinic and companion animal hospital. Our caring associates have more than 20 years of experience, and provide complete medical, dental, and surgical care to assist in your pet's long, healthy life.
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From our location in the heart of downtown Claysville, we have been serving our community for over 14 years, our continuing commitment to offer exceptional veterinary care for cats, dogs, and their families in our small town area is our passion and life. So learn more about our veterinary clinic and our dedicated, caring staff members by browsing this site or stop by sometime just to say, “Hello!”