Posts tagged "treatment for heartworm"

Heartworm Society Offers Management Plan for Dogs with Heartworm Disease

Heartworm Society Offers Management Plan for Dogs with Heartworm Disease
As I reported here several days ago, the treatment for Heartworm disease in dogs,┬áIMMITICIDE┬«,(melarsomine dihydrochloride), is now unavailable. First let me clarify – preventatives for heartworm disease in dogs (and cat) are available and they work. In fact, the idea all along – if you give your pet a preventative – there’s no need for... Read more »

Treatment For Heartworm Disease Not Currently Available

Treatment For Heartworm Disease Not Currently Available
If your dog is undergoing heartworm treatment, contact your veterinarian now. If you are not using a heartworm preventative, perhaps this news story will convince you to do so. IMMITICIDE┬«,(melarsomine dihydrochloride) the medication used to treat heartworm disease in dogs is currently unavailable (except for product already on the shelves). Merial reports the company that... Read more »