250-743-3223
dog services

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 traveling heartworm is a concern. If you plan on traveling 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. Dependant on the time of year, destination and length of stay will determine the best practice of heartworm control for your dog.

I love Dr. McGinty. She is the best! Only downfall is the wait times are almost always 20 minutes.

Carrie Van Dreason

Excellent practice, great team, always helpful. VERY sorry to see that emergency services will no longer be available, I hope…

Lisbeth Plant

Very caring and available. Dr Stevenson returns calls. She even called to make sure my cat was ok!

Cecile Pelletier

Agreed to see our sick goat within hours of my initial call. Were kind, professional, and thorough. Felt we were…

Heather Mccue

Very good vet clinic. Helpful, friendly staff. Non judgemental care. ☺️

Christina Cook

dental-care dental-care-pets

Blog

Dog-Boarding

Bruno Stays Home

His big sad eyes watch your car back out of the driveway. It’s time for Bruno the dog’s family to leave for a few days at Christmas. He paces at the window as the house sitter attempts to distract him with his rope toy.

Read More
See All Articles