• Heartworm Pills for Pooches

    “That’s a tricky question,” says Shannon Hudzik, VMD, at Carmel Holistic Veterinary Clinic in California. The good news is you don’t have to worry about heartworm-infected mosquitoes biting your dog until the temperature has remained above 57 degrees for two weeks.

    My vet pushes me to give my dog heartworm pills each spring. Are the drugs really necessary?