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The "Ask Our Vet" section aims to answer any questions you may have about your pet's health.

Each month we'll award $100 to one lucky winner of our 'Question of the Month' prize, which we will choose based on the originality and usefulness of the question. We will publish the winning question and answer on this page every month. Will it be you?

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Question from nathan f.

I have 12 yr. old Male Black Lab that weighs 133 LB & was just diagnosed with heart worms. Are there any other options for him other than the Immiticide injections? I�m worried about this option because of the risk with his age. A couple veterinarians have told me to treat with heartgard for 12 months & may get negative test results in that time if I was needing a more affordable & safer option? Only other problem, Jordan has arthritis in his hip & currently takes 2 Rovera 100 mg. tablets dai...

Our vet answers:

If you treat with him using Heartgard you will not be treating him against the adult stage of Dilofilaria Immitis. Therefore, if your dog has adult heartworm it will not help him if he is treated with Heartgard. Using Immiticide provides treatment against the pre-adult and adult stage of heartworm. I think your vet will be able to give you the best advice and treatment because they have all of the results. ....


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Congratulations to the winner of this month's Question of the Month, nathan f. who wins $100 for the following question:

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I have 12 yr. old Male Black Lab that weighs 133 LB & was just diagnosed with heart worms. Are there any other options for him other than the Immiticide injections? I�m worried about this option because of the risk with his age. A couple veterinarians have told me to treat with heartgard for 12 months & may get negative test results in that time if I was needing a more affordable & safer option? Only other problem, Jordan has arthritis in his hip & currently takes 2 Rovera 100 mg. tablets dai...?

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