POSTED: Friday, May 18, 2012 - 4:29pm
UPDATED: Saturday, May 19, 2012 - 9:31pm
MISSION - Heartworm disease is also known as the silent killer. Showing almost no symptoms, this fatal disease can kill you dog in less than one year. Heartworms happen when mosquitos bite you pet.
News Center 23 Reporter Erin Murray spoke with one dog owner who now knows the seriousness of heartworm prevention.