ONE BITE can give a dog heartworm disease. ONE ProHeart 12 injection ensures one full year of protection. Lakeside Animal Hospital has the only once-yearly, vet administered injection to prevent heartworm disease in dogs.
The thing about mosquitos is, they fly and they bite. That’s what they do. So, it’s easy for an infected mosquito to pass on heartworm disease to your dog. Heartworm risk is always there.
Heartbreakingly, Heartworm disease is serious and potentially deadly. Heartworms live in the heart, lungs and blood vessels of your dog. They can cause severe and lasting heart, lung and organ damage. If left untreated, heartworms can grow ten-fold, from larvae to 10-12 inch adult worms that move into larger arteries in a dog’s heart.