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Changes to the treatment of Heartworm Disease in Dogs

We have been treating dogs for heartworm disease routinely for sometime, using a drug called Immiticide (melarsomine dihydrochloride). It has been the only available heartworm killing agent for many years. There are no safe substitutes on the market.

Allergic Dermatitis

Allergic dermatitis is a general term to describe a group of skin allergies that may be caused by a multitude of factors in dogs. The most common classes of allergic dermatitis seen in dogs are flea bite allergy, food allergy and atopy. Atopy, also called atopic dermatitis, is an allergic condition caused by inhaled allergens, or absorption of allergens through the skin

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