About Us Bellevue Animal Hospital was started in 1985 as a group. Dr. Ted Clark purchased the practice in July 2009 and is now the sole owner. The Bellevue Animal Hospital offers full service medical and surgical services to dogs, cats, avian and exotic patients. The goal of the Bellevue Animal Hospital is to continue to give the best veterinary care possible.
Canine heartworm disease is caused by the worm Dirofilaria immitis that lives in the blood vessels leading from the heart to the lungs. The presence of these worms causes strain to the heart and an intense reaction in the blood vessels. This parasite is transmitted by mosquitoes. For this reason, heartworm disease is more common in warm, humid areas of the world. Click Here To Read More