Tag Archives: heartworms

Dogs with Heart(worms)

This month, we’re calling attention to our beautiful dogs who happen to have heartworms.  We’ve picked 10 dogs and put together a special adoption package for them to help them find love this month. These dogs’ adoption fees have been … Continue reading

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Tiny’s Road to Recovery

Some of you may remember the adorable Tiny from his previous post looking for a walking buddy.  He came to APA! simultaneously morbidly obese and malnourished, as well as heartworm positive.  A few weeks ago, Tiny moved into a foster home … Continue reading

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Take A Chance on our Acey Boy

Do you know what happens to dogs when they are left untreated for heartworms?- Caval syndrome. This disease is a serious complication of chronic heartworms in dogs and cats.  Once an animal has this, the adult heartworms living in the … Continue reading

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Unhappy update on Bitty, the Emaciated Dog (heartworms are bad AND preventable)

She did great for a few days and was so happy. Her foster loved on her every minute she could and Bitty seemed so grateful. She took a turn for the worse on Friday and her recheck revealed that her … Continue reading

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