National Heartworm Awareness Month

April is National Heartworm Awareness month, but not every dog owner is well versed in the potentially deadly parasite. It’s only transmitted by mosquitos, which pick up larval heartworms — called microfilaria — circulating in the bloodstream of an infected animal. Dogs …

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National Immunization Awareness Month

August is National Immunization Awareness Month, an event designed to raise awareness about the importance of immunization, otherwise known as vaccination. Vaccines are products designed to trigger protective immune responses and prepare the immune system to fight future infections from disease-causing …

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