Treatment is available for our canine friends, though it has some risks. Unfortunately for our kitty friends, no such viable option is available. Extensive testing is necessary to safely treat an infected pet.
The key message is that prevention is the best medicine. Heartworm has become one of the easier diseases to prevent. Additionally most heartworm preventive measures now provide prevention of other diseases as well.
Ask your P.A.W.S. staff member which preventive is right for you and your pet.