Ten Warning Signs Your Dog May Have Heartworms

Heartworms in dogs is very easy to prevent, but extremely difficult  and costly to expensive once infected. The only way a dog will contract heartworms is from the bite of a mosquito. Once bitten it may take up to 7 months for any signs or symptoms to show. That is why heart worm prevention and check ups is so important. Here are 10 warning signs your dog may have heartworms.

10Bloated Belly or Stomach

Roundworms tend to cause bloating of the dog’s stomach. It’s very common in puppies who may have inherited worms from their mothers. Bloating is very serious and should NOT be ignored!


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