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2127 Old Montgomery Highway Pelham, AL 35124

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Pelham pet owners - Heartworms are a serious and potentially fatal disease in pets, particularly in Alabama with the prevalence of mosquitoes. Foot-long worms live in the heart, lungs & blood vessels of infected pets, causing lung disease, heart failure, organ damage and can be fatal if untreated.



How does my pet get heartworms?  Heartworms living in an infected dog, cat or wildlife produce baby worms that circulate in the bloodstream. When a mosquito bites an infected animal, it picks up these worms and when it bites another animal, the worms enter through the bite wound. Heartworms can grow and live for 5 – 7 years in dogs and 3 years in cats.



Heartworms



How prevalent is heartworm disease in Pelham?  Heartworm disease is a year-round problem. In Shelby County, 1 in 58 dogs tested positive. 



What can I do to protect my pet? Heartworm disease is preventable! Dogs should be tested annually and before starting prevention. Prevention is the safest and most cost-effective option, but treatment is available for dogs (although costly & lengthy). Cats should be tested before starting prevention and re-tested as the veterinarian deems appropriate. There is NO treatment in cats, so prevention is critical and the only means of protection.



Heartworm



Oak View Animal Hospital has safe, effective products available that cater to you and your pet's lifestyle and budget and should be administered year-round to protect your pet.



Buy a 12-Month Supply of Interceptor Plus- Get a $15 Rebate



Purchase ProHeart injection for 6 months of heartworm prevention and 6 months of Bravecto flea prevention and save 10% on each!



Keep your pets safe from this deadly but preventable disease!



Schedule an appointment online now for their heartworm test and to discuss the best prevention options for your pets.



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2127 Old Montgomery Highway
Pelham, AL 35124
205 • 988 • 3559
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Oak View Animal Hospital! © 2017
2127 Old Montgomery Highway
Pelham, AL 35124
205 • 988 • 3559
Veterinary Website Design by Cheshire Partners