Leesburg Vet Blog


What a topic to talk about for Valentine’s Day, huh? While the thought of heartworms isn’t very romantic, we feel it’s an important subject to discuss to help prevent this disease in the pets we love so much! Being the middle of winter, we’ve also had some clients ask if heartworm prevention is still needed in the colder months when mosquitoes (heartworm transmitters) aren’t as prevalent. We’re here to tell you why… Read More

Please meet two of our newer (and very adorable) patients- Bailey & Sisco!   Both of these dogs are rescues from the Virginia-Maryland area and have recently been diagnosed with heartworm disease. Heartworm disease is a very serious and potentially fatal condition caused by parasitic worms that live in the pulmonary vessels (the vessels which carry blood from the heart to the lungs).   Dogs and cats of any age, breed, or living… Read More