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Old March 28th, 2019, 10:16 PM
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Oh, that's disturbing I think we're going to have to rethink our HW protocol. We stopped using Heartgard a while back because it didn't prevent them picking up other worms from the environment. We currently use a slightly higher dose of 1% ivermectin that prevents both the heartworms and the other worms. Maybe we'll go back to the low dose Heartgard with only a yearly or twice-yearly dose of the ivermectin to take care of the parasite least until researchers can sort out cause-and-effect and make recommendations for alternative meds.

Thanks for posting the link, DOG! Hugs and pats for Mollie
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