Heartworm Disease: Today’s Discoveries, Tomorrow’s Practice

September 8-11, 2022 – the Ritz Carlton, New Orleans

Registration Now Open
for 17th Triennial AHS Heartworm Symposium

This international conference has a long tradition of bringing together the world’s leading experts on heartworm disease, while giving attendees access to one of the foremost destinations in the U.S. for great food, music, architecture and nightlife. Programs topics include heartworm prevention, diagnosis and treatment; heartworm epidemiology and biology; and shelter and community medicine. The conference is suited to both specialists interested in the latest scientific information and clinicians who seek new insights on one of the most common and complex diseases in companion animals.

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Heartworm Disease: Today’s Discoveries, Tomorrow’s Practice

September 8-11, 2022 – the Ritz Carlton, New Orleans

Why come to the 17th Triennial Heartworm Symposium?

This conference is suited to both specialists interested in the latest scientific information and clinicians who seek new insights on one of the most common and complex diseases in companion animals. 

The details:

  • Cutting-edge content: The program will cover the very latest on heartworm prevention, diagnosis and treatment; heartworm epidemiology and biology; and shelter and community medicine
  • Value: Attendees will earn a minimum of 15 C.E. hours
  • Venue: The Ritz Carlton is making rooms available to attendees starting at $199/night

Register today!

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Noontime Knowledge

Offered both Thursday, September 8 & Friday, September 9

Thursday, September 8 – Heartworm Headaches & Heartbreaks – This session will discuss those clinical conundrums that arise during the diagnosis and treatment of heartworm disease in dogs and cats.  Dr. Chris Rehm and Dr. Tom Nelson

Thursday, September 8 – Treating Severe Heartworm Infection – Only a small percentage of dogs with heartworm disease experience severe clinical signs or complications during adulticide therapy.  This session will discuss the approach to diagnosing and treating severe heartworm disease in dogs.  Dr. Marisa Ames and Dr. Andy Moorhead

Friday, September 9 – Heartworm Disease in the Shelter and Rescue Setting – The shelter and rescue setting presents unique challenges for the management of heartworm disease.  This session will answer your questions about maintaining best practices when faced with limited time and resources and high case numbers.  Dr. Brian DiGangi and Dr. Angele Bice

2022 Triennial Symposium Pricing

Attendee2022 Early Bird
(Until July 15, 2022)
2022 Standard
(July 16, 2022-Sept 1, 2022)
2022 Onsite
(After September 1, 2022)
Member $500.00 $575.00 $700.00
Non-Member $600.00 $650.00 $750.00
Vet Tech Member $275.00 $350.00 $400.00
Vet Tech Non-Member $325.00 $400.00 $425.00
One Day Vet $350.00 $350.00 $350.00
One Day Tech $230.00 $230.00 $230.00
Student (with Student ID)* $125.00 $125.00 $200.00
Guest/Spouse** $150.00 $150.00 $225.00
Noontime Knowledge Luncheon(s)*** $80.00 $80.00  

*Valid ID required. 

**Guests/spouses may attend the Opening Reception and Champagne Poster Reception (badge required). Does not include admittance to the conference program, meals or breaks.

***Pre-registration required.

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Accommodations

Ritz-Carlton New Orleans

King and Deluxe Double room rates start at $199 and are reserved on a first-come, first-served basis.  Deadline for making hotel reservations is August 15, 2022 (no exceptions).  Information for booking rooms at this great rate will be sent in your symposium confirmation email.

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