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Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Northern California
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I was just informed by one of our wiser members that certain conditions are required for the heartworm parasite to live and pose a threat to our pups. I'm not suggesting that heartworm isn't a threat to your dog here in California, it definately is. I think the best approach regarding a heartworm preventative would be to talk to your local vet. Hope this helps...
Sonny, the black lab, ran ahead to make sure there were no gophers or jackrabbits in the way. If you don't give a dog a specific job, he'll improvise one for himself and it will invariably be fun. There's a lesson there. John Gierach