Heartworm is a worm that lives in the blood vessels around the heart. It can be a fatal disease and once dogs contract heartworm, treatment can be associated with many serious side effects. We recommend that all dogs have a heartworm prevention program. This may involve either a tablet or a spot-on treatment on a monthly basis, and most effective products will also take care of intestinal worming or flea treatment also. We recommend Comfortis Plus not Sentinel.
As a new puppy owner, there’s a lot of new information to learn. Therefore a complete downloadable guide to caring for your new puppy is available below for your convenient future reference.