Most of us are guilty of missing that one heartworm pill here and there. It is challenging to remember a once-monthly medication with all of the other demands our busy lives place on us. Between work, maintaining a home, exercise, get 10,000 steps a day and maintain an assemblance of a social life while eating right is tough! Then add in remembering heartworm prevention for your pets.
Now we are able to provide your dog year-round heartworm prevention with one injection called ProHeart 12. ProHeart is a simple and safe injection given by our trained staff once a year. ProHeart works by releasing protective medicine against heartworm disease for 12 months at a time for assured protection.
Heartworm disease is a threat to every single dog including yours. How is heartworm transmitted? Just a single bite from an infected mosquito is all it takes. Through that bite, your dog can be infected with young heartworms that will eventually develop into foot-long worms that live in the heart and lungs.
Heartworm disease is on the rise – Here’s why
- 1/3 of dogs are on heartworm prevention
- It’s easy to miss a dose!
- Changes in climate conditions and the development of more urban environments have led to warmer and more humid environments.
- Migration of dogs from the Southern parts of the US to our area have brought more heartworm disease with them.
- Wildlife serve as a reservoir for infection.
Is ProHeart 12 right for your dog?
With ProHeart 12 you can ensure your best friend is protected year-round. In clinical trials ProHeart 12 was 100% effective against Heartworm disease in dog! In 6 studies, ProHeart 12 demonstrated safety for, Pregnant dogs and their pups, Dogs sensitive to Ivermectin, an ingredient found in many heartworm preventatives. ProHeart 12 has been trusted by Australian Veterinarians for nearly 20 years.
While many feel hear round protection is not needed for dogs In our area we will respectfully disagree. For information about the need for year-round protection please check out our blog at https://leparvet.net/really-need-give-heartworm-prevention-year-round/
There is no perfect medication for all animals. Any dog receiving ProHeart 12 must be at least 12 months of age and in good health. To determine if this medication is safe for your dog, please schedule an appointment with one of our trained Veterinarians