Cat Health / Dog Health

Is There Heartworm in My State?

No matter where you live, the answer is yes.

Contrary to popular belief, heartworm isn’t just a problem for pets in hot climates. Although the disease reaches its peak during the summer months, cases of heartworm have been reported in all fifty states. Anywhere mosquitos can live, even for a short time, heartworm can spread.

From the American Heartworm Society, below is a map of heartworm prevalence in the United States.

Heartworm is easy to prevent. Get your pet tested, ask your vet for a prescription for a heartworm preventative, and go to Pet Supplies Delivered to get it filled quickly for the best price.