Heart worm drug resistance is real

Discussion in 'Gun Dog Forum' started by bullpinnie, Aug 21, 2017.

  1. bullpinnie

    bullpinnie Elite Refuge Member

    Mar 28, 2000
    St. Louis
    I just talked with a friend this evening. His dog has tested positive for heart worms, and he hasn't missed any monthly heartgard treatments. Vet says it is likely a drug resistant variety of heartworm that is growing more prevalent in southern states, including Arkansas ( where I hunt). if your dogs hunt in this area, might want to get them tested, and rethink your treatment options.

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