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Dog Heartworm Test

Heartworm Disease is a potentially fatal disease that is transmitted by infected mosquitos. We are not in a heartworm endemic area, however with pets travelling heartworm is a concern. If you plan on travelling to a heartworm area, prevention is easy, so your dog can safely travel with you.

How does a dog get heartworms?

Heartworm is transferred by a mosquito feeding off an infected animal and then feeding off an unprotected one. Heartworm travels in the blood of the animal and eventually turns into large worms that make their home in blood vessels or lungs.

What are the treatment options for heartworms?

Please consult with your veterinarian for treatment options for your dog. Dependent on the time of year, destination and length of stay will determine the best practice of heartworm control for your dog.


A Little Chalk Fun at Work: Writing Patient Names on the Signboard

We are ready to welcome the fall at Mill Bay Veterinary Hospital after a busy summer.

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Last updated: June 10, 2021

Dear Clients,

Thank you for your continued support.  Your safety and your pets' health are of utmost importance to us.



We are OPEN with the following hours:

Monday to Saturday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Thank you for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing you and your furry family members again!

- Your dedicated team at Mill Bay Veterinary Hospital