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The Truth About Testing in Cats

The Truth About Testing in Cats

What kind of heartworm testing is recommended for cats? Veterinary cardiologist Dr. Clarke Atkins sorts it out.

Category: Clinical FAQs
Feline | Diagnosis | Veterinary Professionals

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Managing Heartworm Disease in Shelter Animals

Managing Heartworm Disease in Shelter Animals

MARTHA SMITH-BLACKMORE, DVM

Category: Clinical FAQs
Canine | Feline | Prevention | For Owners | Shelters

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Cases in Point: Why the AHS Guidelines Matter

Cases in Point: Why the AHS Guidelines Matter

Why is it important to understand the AHS heartworm management guidelines? Dr. Elizabeth Clyde shares why it's important to her.

Category: Clinical FAQs
Canine | Feline | Prevention | Diagnosis | Exotics | Other | Veterinary Professionals

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Heartworm Compliance: Take a Team Approach

Heartworm Compliance: Take a Team Approach

How can enlisting the entire veterinary team improve heartworm education? Practice owner Dr. Chris Rehm shares his experience.

Category: Clinical FAQs
Canine | Feline | Prevention | Diagnosis | Exotics | Other | Veterinary Professionals

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Adulticide Treatment: Minimizing Melarsomine Complications

Adulticide Treatment: Minimizing Melarsomine Complications

When treating heartworm-positive dogs with adulticide therapy, how can I minimize melarsomine complications? Dr. Stephen Jones explains.

Category: Clinical FAQs
Canine | Treatment | Veterinary Professionals

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Make Heartworm Preventive Reminders a Priority

Make Heartworm Preventive Reminders a Priority

How can heartworm prevention reminders help with client compliance? Dr. Tom Nelson explains how reminders have helped in his practice.

Category: Clinical FAQs
Canine | Feline | Prevention | Exotics | Other | Veterinary Professionals

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Can YOU Outsmart a Mosquito?

Can YOU Outsmart a Mosquito?

Why doesn't the AHS recommend "seasonal" heartworm prevention? Dr. Tom Nelson has answers.

Category: Clinical FAQs
Canine | Feline | Prevention | Life Cycle | Exotics | Other | Veterinary Professionals

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5 Facts About Heartworm Disease

5 Facts About Heartworm Disease

Category: Fact Sheets
Canine | Feline | Prevention | Diagnosis | Treatment | Exotics

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Why Your Dog Needs an Annual Heartworm Check-up

Why Your Dog Needs an Annual Heartworm Check-up

Category: Fact Sheets
Canine | Prevention | Diagnosis

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Heartworm Image 1

Category: Heartworm Images
Canine | Diagnosis | Veterinary Professionals | Pet Owners

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Heartworm Image 2

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Heartworm Image 9

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Heartworm Image 11

Category: Heartworm Images
Canine | Diagnosis | Veterinary Professionals | Pet Owners

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There's No Season for Heartworms

There's No Season for Heartworms

Heartworm transmission doesn't have a "season." That's why the AHS recommends year-round heartworm prevention.

Category: Infographics
Canine | Feline | Prevention | Diagnosis | Shelters | Veterinary Professionals | Pet Owners | Incidence

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A Stroll Through Petsville: How Heartworm Prevention Adds Up

A Stroll Through Petsville: How Heartworm Prevention Adds Up

Heartworm prevention makes sense for pet health--and saves dollars and cents for pet owners.

Category: Infographics
Canine | Feline | Prevention | Diagnosis | Treatment | Shelters | Veterinary Professionals | Pet Owners | Cost

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How Do Dogs Get Heartworms?

How Do Dogs Get Heartworms?

Understanding the heartworm life cycle can help you better understand why it's important to protect your dog. This infographic makes the life cycle easy to understand.

Category: Infographics
Canine | Prevention | Diagnosis | Life Cycle | Veterinary Professionals | Pet Owners

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Myth Fact Infographic

Myth Fact Infographic

Are you up for a heartworm quiz? This infographic tests your knowledge.

Category: Infographics
Canine | Prevention | Diagnosis | Veterinary Professionals | Pet Owners | Cost

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Heartworm Lifecycle

Heartworm Lifecycle

Category: Infographics
Canine | Feline | Prevention | Diagnosis | Treatment | Exotics

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