Dog keepers: Heartworm in Rocky Ripple

A resident on Lester Street has reported that one of her dogs died of heartworm this week and she has another dog who has tested positive and is undergoing treatment.  She does not know if he’ll make it.  Be aware that heartworm is in this neighborhood. Consider getting your dog(s) tested and follow your veterinarian’s instructions. It may expensive, but the alternative is to watch your pet die a slow and agonizing death, according to the resident.

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