Articles Tagged: “Heartgard”

Heartworm disease in Chandler and Gilbert Arizona

With the recent storms, there is a huge increase in the mosquito population in the East Valley, especially Chandler and Gilbert. I (Dr. Tenney) know this first-hand as one morning this past week I ventured out into my back yard  Continue Reading »

March and April are Heartworm Awareness months at Oasis Animal Hospital

Free Heartworm Test?  What’s the catch? Due to the increasing incidence of heartworm “positive” dogs in our practice, we are doing our part to get more of our patients on heartworm preventative medication. From March 1st to April 29th, we  Continue Reading »

Nexgard™ is available at Oasis Animal Hospital

We are excited to announce that we are providing Nexgard™ to our clients with dogs. This is a once-a-month chewable from the makers of Frontline that is just as effective — if not more so. It’s a chewable treat and  Continue Reading »

Heartworm Disease

We wanted to share information about canine heartworm disease. For the health of our patients, we feel a responsibility to inform you about his preventable parasitic disease which can be potentially fatal. Heartworm is contracted when a mosquito feeds on  Continue Reading »

Heartworm Disease is HERE

This year has been the worst year on record for Oasis Animal Hospital patients being diagnosed with heartworm disease. One recent case motivated me to notify our clients again of the importance of testing and prevention. Previously thought to be  Continue Reading »

Why buy your pet’s medication from your veterinarian

We live in the internet age where without leaving the comfort of our home, we can order anything from a big screen television to an automobile and have them shipped directly to our door. With our very busy lives, saving  Continue Reading »

Heartworm testing in dogs and cats is required for prescription refill

Chandler, Gilbert, Queen Creek and Mesa are areas in the Valley with the highest incidence of heartworm infection. The long-term risks for dogs with heartworm disease are very great. But it is nearly 100% preventable. Heartworm testing We generally perform the  Continue Reading »