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please help my dog
An_221325 posted:
my dog is 2 years old she is a loving dog i love her to death but there is something that has been found on her that destroy her happiness and mines as well she has been found positive on heartburn but i don't have the enough money the get her better please help me she is my everything. i would go crazy if my last option would be putting her to sleep
Home2strays responded:
she has heartworms- ask your vet if she can be treated with longterm ivermectin, it depends on how bad she is and her breed... it will take quite awhile and its not ideal but its a better alternative than death.
Annie_WebMD_Staff responded:
Hi Anon_169738,

Here is an article about heartworm that I think you may find helpful:

Heartworm in Dogs: Symptoms and Tests

In your original post you mention that your dog has heartburn so I just want to clarify what condition your dog has.

- Annie
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