2020 SPARK Video: Worm Wars

Learn more about the prevalence and impact parasites have on pet health and the HEARTGARD team’s mission to eliminate intestinal parasites through our 2020 Worm Wars campaign. 

Heartworm Transmission by Mosquito

Dr. Jones provides a close-up look at the moment an infected mosquito bites a dog, showing how quickly infective heartworm larvae are deposited and drawn into the dog. Transmission occurs within seconds, reinforcing the need for vigilant monthly protection.

Hook Larvae on Grass
Heartworm-positive Dog - Coughing Signs
Take the Ouch Out

Life can be ruff when you're a puppy. Fortunately, this video from HEARTGARD Plus shows you how to Take the Ouch Out of heartworm disease prevention. Watch the spot to learn more about the stress-free, pain-free way to protect dogs of all ages

Heartworm Damage 13 Years Later

Dr. Jones discusses long-term effects and shares photos of vascular damage and worm fragments from a necropsy of a 15-year-old dog who suffered from heartworm disease 13 years prior but was successfully treated.

How Quickly Does Heartworm Disease Cause Damage?

In this brief video, Dr. Jones shares data and slides from a recent study on the extent of heartworm disease damage after 158 days of infection with the number of heartworm present ranging from 28 worms to just 3 worms.

Debunking Heartworm Disease Misconceptions

This video shows the vascular damage that remains even after treatment for heartworm disease. Dr. Jones shows slides from a necropsy of an infected dog who had been successfully treated 10 months prior to death from other causes

Practical Heartworm Disease Prevention

Dr. Jones explains the most important factors for protecting dogs’ health, including the need for parasite control. While heartworm preventives are highly effective, Dr. Jones treats roughly 100 cases of heartworm disease every year, and has for nearly 30 years.

HEARTGARD® Plus (ivermectin/pyrantel) Camouflage Commercial

Heartworm disease is no laughing matter, but this HEARTGARD commercial gets the point across in a lighthearted, relatable way. Check out the spot here, which highlights memorable facts about heartworm disease, the benefits of HEARTGARD Plus (ivermectin/pyrantel), and the importance of year-round prevention.