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Ask Seth: Heartworm in Dogs

My vet prescribes heartworm preventative for my dog Sherri every year.  We have never had a problem with heartworms and are considering not getting the medication this year.  She spends most of her time indoors and I think she would be fine without it.  Is heartworm preventative necessary for Sherri?  If she gets heartworm, is it that serious?  read more