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.
No state is heartworm-free
Safely transport heartworm-positive dogs
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.
Search for heartworm resources
Looking for expert advice on treating complications of canine heartworm disease? Guidelines on feline heartworm diagnosis? A video or infographic to post on your clinic Facebook or Instagram page? Or a new exam room poster to print? Find the free heartworm resources you need in the AHS Heartworm Resource Center.