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What Are the Advantages of Doing the Heartworm Antigen Test at Home?

Pet owners love their furry friends and and want the best for them. But the hardest part of taking care of your pets can be getting them to the vet. They seem to have an uncanny sixth sense that tells them when they’re going to the vet of to the beach or a farm picnic. Dogs will get the shivers and be miserable, and cats will hide. But there are times when veterinary clinical diagnostics are needed, for example to test whether your dog has heartworm. Home tests for dogs can bypass all the hassle, and speed up getting the treatment that Fido needs to go on being his healthy, cheerful self.

What are heartworms?
Heartworms are parasitic worms that live in the blood vessels in the lungs and the heart. They are transmitted through the bite of an infected mosquito and affect about thirty species. If left untreated, heartworms can Continue Reading

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