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Why is my vet always talking about heartworms?

Heartworm disease, heartworm tests, heartworm preventative – your animal’s yearly wellness exam always has some mention of heartworms. But what are they and why should you be concerned?

Pet Threat from Xylitol

Xylitol is a sweetener that is becoming more widely used in a variety of foods. It’s tasty and low-calorie – and can have serious unintended health consequences, not for you, but for your pet. In its pure form xylitol (“ZY-li-tol”) is a white crystalline powder, derived from various plants. It’s being touted as a safe sugar substitute [...]

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