Canine heartworm disease is caused by the worm Dirofilaria immitis that lives in the blood vessels leading from the heart to the lungs. The presence of these worms causes strain to the heart and an intense reaction in the blood vessels. This parasite is transmitted by mosquitoes. For this reason, heartworm disease is more common in warm, humid areas of the world. Click Here To Read More
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Ellenton Animal Hospital is a full-service veterinary medical facility, located in Parrish, FL. The professional and courteous staff at Ellenton Animal Hospital seeks to provide the best possible medical care, surgical care and dental care for their highly-valued patients.
We are committed to promoting responsible pet ownership, preventative health care and health-related educational opportunities for our clients. Ellenton Animal Hospital strives to offer excellence in veterinary care to Parrish, FL and surrounding areas.
Please take a moment to contact us today, to learn more about our veterinary practice and to find our more information about how Ellenton Animal Hospital can serve the needs of you and your cherished pet.