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If ‘Icky’ Worms Are in Your Dog’s Heart, Blame Mosquitoes

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Pets

Mosquito By Robin Brennen Heartworm is a potentially fatal disease caused by a blood-borne parasite known as Dirofilaria immitis. This parasite is transmitted through the bite of an infected female mosquito; mosquitos are infected by feeding off a dog that has heartworm. Don’t worry, pet owners; heartworms are very rarely transmitted to humans. We are not [&hellip
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