Aug 012011

In this installment of Vet Tips from Greenbrier Emergency Animal Hospital, Dr. Tripp Stewart discusses in detail how heartworm disease spreads and affects dogs, cats and ferrets. He argues that prevention is the key to avoiding expensive treatment.

(Picture of a heartworm (”Dirofilaria immitis”) microfilaria taken through a microscope at 40x. Taken by Joel Mills on April 21, 2005)