Spring season increases risk of heartworm disease in pets

04/19/2010 | Chico Enterprise-Record (Calif.)

With the arrival of the spring season, cats and dogs are at a greater risk of contracting heartworm disease, which can be transmitted among pets by the bite of infected treehole mosquitoes. As a result, health officials in Butte County, Calif., are urging pet owners to consult their veterinarians and obtain medicines against the disease.

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