April is Heartworm Awareness Month and according to the American Heartworm Society, the incidence of heartworm across the country is up – and Georgia has a higher than average rate of infection.
As you may already know, heartworm is spread by mosquitoes and it only takes one bite to infect a dog or cat. Sadly, many animals don’t show symptoms until the disease is advanced, if at all. While there is treatment for canines, it is expensive and can be very hard on your pet.
As always, the best treatment is prevention! Right now, at Animal Hospital of Sandy Springs you can buy 12 doses of Heartgard heartworm preventative for dogs and we’ll enter you to win a new Yeti cooler! Hurry – offer ends April 30th and we’ll draw a winner on May 1st.
For more information, call us at 470-991-2943.