Veterinarians diligently recommend and prescribe heartworm preventives to control heartworm disease. Yet, heartworm infection is an ever-increasing problem. Because mosquitoes are the only known vector of Dirofilaria immitis, controlling mosquitoes through the use of an insecticide like Vectra® 3D should help control heartworm transmission much in the same way that targeting vectors has been used successfully to control vector-transmitted diseases in people.
Dog owners look for ways to make life easier with their dog – but sometimes it’s the dog that makes the owner’s life easier. This summer, the NexGard® (afoxolaner) team, has joined forces with Canine Companions for Independence® to create five video “dog-umentaries” as part of the Hero Tails Program to recognize the countless assistance dogs that make their owners’ lives easier every day.