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Super Heartworm Medicines Give Pet Lovers Complete Peace Of Mind.

Jun 6, 2008
Heartworms can spell disaster for your pet, so how do you know what symptoms to look for?

The worst part about heartworms for the owner is that due to the fact that your pet may not show any symptoms right away, a heartworm infestation can go undetected until the condition becomes critical.

Heartworms are routinely detected by a blood test, but they can also become visible on x-ray as they begin to affect a pet's internal organs. Once a heartworm infestation is diagnosed, it is then time to select the best course of treatment.

Usually an arsenic based heartworm medication is used over a period of time, but it carries the risk of pulmonary embolism. Surgery may be required to clear the atrium of the heart.

Heartworms are perhaps the most worrying parasite that a dog can pick up, and fortunately there are medications available to prevent a heartworm infestation in your pet. In this section, we have provided an information page for each of the best sellers.

It is easy to choose what products are best at killing fleas, as fleas are an ever present problem for most animals. Advantage, a very popular flea control product for pets, quickly comes to mind. What heartworm product available equals the steadfast reputation of Advantage for our pets?

Our synopsis of heartworm prevention will look at some of the most popular products available today to prevent heartworms. Please be sure to check our individual brand pages and the product websites for additional information on each product. Many products that protect pets from heartworms also treat and/or prevent other parasitic infestations as well.

Interceptor heartworm treatment will prevent roundworms, heartworm and whip worms.

Heartgard Plus, another popular heartworm preventative medication, protects against hookworms and roundworms, in addition to heartworms. Sentinel provides remarkable protect from five parasites: heartworms, fleas, hookworms, whipworms and roundworms, as there is an added ingredient in this medication which also allows it also serve as a flea control product.

Obviously, you can take many heartworm preventative measures for your pet.

If you really want to provide the best protection for your dog, do not settle for one of the many generic heartworm treatments that are available on the market today; choose a brand that is reliable from a reputable manufacturer. Heartgard heartworm prevention medication or Revolution heartworm preventative (with the addition of a flea control ingredient) are a couple of the good options available.

Generic heartworm preventative medications may be as effective as the name brands, but what if they are not? If your dog's health worth the risk? Deciding on a brand name heartworm preventative medication will give you that peace of mind.
About the Author
Author Rebecca Foxton wants to help you bring your pet better health with heartworm medicine. For an excellent source of health tips for pet owners, visit her Fortiflora articles on Dog Buffs.
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