Mosquitoes can affect the health of all members of the family, our four-legged family members included. There are numerous mosquito borne diseases that can affect your pets, live stock, and horses. Contact your vetrinarian for help on vacinations and products designed to keep animals safe from mosquito bites.
Heartworm is a disease spread primarily to dogs (cats are less commonly affected but still susceptible) through mosquito vectors. The links below provide detailed information on heartworm disease from how the disease is spread, prevention and treatment.
American Heartworm Society's Website