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- Over 250,000 dogs in the U.S were reported positive for heartworms in 2004 1.
- Mosquitoes transmit immature heartworms from infected dogs to healthy dogs.
- Heartworms live in the hearts and lungs of infected dogs.
- Left untreated, heartworm disease may be fatal to your dog.
- Some common signs of heartworm infection include coughing, difficulty breathing and sluggishness.
- Recently infected dogs may show no signs of the disease.
- Other carriers of heartworm disease include wolves, foxes, coyotes and raccoons.
Heartgard Plus kills any existing immature heartworms introduced to the dog by a mosquito bite over the past 30 days. It does not protect against those introduced after is has been consumed- that's the work of the next Heartgard chewable, which is given 30 days later.