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New American Heartworm Society Heartworm Incidence Map  Reveals Upward Trend in Heartworm Cases

New American Heartworm Society Heartworm Incidence Map Reveals Upward Trend in Heartworm Cases

Influx of heartworm-positive dogs and lack of prevention compliance cited as leading factors

APEX, NC – A first glance at the 2022 Heartworm Incidence Map from the American Heartworm Society (AHS) might suggest that heartworm rates have stayed steady over the past three years.Dig a little deeper, however, and it’s clear that rates have continued to trend upward in both heartworm “hot spots” and in locales where heartworm cases were once rare.

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The days are getting shorter, the nights are cooler, leaves are starting to turn, and football season is here. But that doesn’t mean your clients can forget about protecting their pets from heartworms.

To keep this message front and center with your clients, we’re sharing a set of new posters you can print OR post on your Facebook or Instagram page.

  • To save or print a poster, just click on the image below, then click on the “download” button and save the PDF file.
  • To save a poster for use on your social pages, simply open the downloaded poster, then right click on the file and follow the menu instructions to save the file as a JPEG image.

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