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Maddie's Story

Maddie was an English Lab born in 2000. In 2011 while running a routine heartworm test at Maddie’s annual visit she came up positive. But it also led to a discovery that possibly saved the lives of other dogs, and definitely brought awareness to the importance of heartworm prevention.

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The Story

Meet Maddie

Maddie was an English Lab born in 2000 and adopted by the best fur-parents a dog could have. In 2011 while running a routine heartworm test at Maddie’s annual visit she came up positive. That first test was the beginning of Maddie's tale.

Thanks to Maddie and her mom’s strength and bravery, researchers are continuing work on learning how to help other dogs in the future avoid what Maddie endured. Read more...