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heartworm
identify this worm
How is heartworm transmitted?
An airborne enemy, known as the MOSQUITO, transmits a larval stage to the host.
How many inches can this pasrasite reach in length?
12 inches
True or False
Dogs and cats of all ages
and all breeds are susceptible.
True
What are 4 signs of of heartworm?
Coughing, difficulty breathing, lethargy, and weight loss.
True or False
Heartworm disease is easier to detect in cats than dogs.
False
True or False
With dogs, the disease slowly compromises the blood flow and decreases the amount of blood pumped from the heart.
True