Dog Heartworm Ecosystem

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Dog Heartworm
There are different types of how different species in our ecosystem wok together. Relationships doesn’t only occur in humans but also in animals. It my either be mutualism or commensalism, but it can also be parasitism. Parasitism is when one organism is taking advantage of another organism without their free will. It is a way to survive for the parasite to gain nutrients, or even shelter. Mostly all parasites are within an organism internal structure, making it impossible for the host to live their daily activities. Parasites may even be killing their host.
First, how do humans get Dog Heartworms (Dirofilariasis)? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, these parasites are mostly caused by “dogs and wild
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