More than a million pets in the U.S. have heartworms. But heartworm disease is preventable.
True to its mission of leading the veterinary profession and public in understanding heartworm disease, the American Heartworm Society sponsors heartworm education and research.
Rehoming. A move. Accompanying an owner on a trip. Such situations can mean that dogs diagnosed with heartworms must travel. The American Heartworm Society and the Association of Shelter Veterinarians recently released joint transport recommendations designed to safeguard the health of infected dogs while ensuring they do not become vectors for heartworm transmission.