I worked in a vet clinic for many years in Texas where many cases of heartworms was treated. It is such an easy thing to prevent and such a horrible thing to have happen to a dog. They have to be treated with a drug that is based on arsnic, and you have to keep the dog calm for a while. Most of the dog are sweet and loving dogs, who's life was cut short by people that 1. Didn't Care, 2. Didn't want to spend the small amout for prevention or 3. Didn't know
Thanks for the article!