Heartworm Disease in Dogs and Cats

Mississippi, with its warm, humid summers that breed mosquitoes in droves, is heartworm territory. Mississippi veterinary clinics treat more heartworm disease cases than clinics in almost all other states. Read on to learn the facts about protecting your pet from heartworm disease. What is heartworm disease? Heartworms, or Dirofilaria immitis, are parasitic worms that complete [...]