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The Wrath and Aftermath of Hurricanes

How can hurricanes lead to increases in heartworm incidence? There's a link, according to veterinary cardiologist Dr. Clarke Atkins.

Category: Clinical FAQs
Canine | Feline | Prevention | Veterinary Professionals | Transport of Infected Pets | Resistance

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The AHS Guidelines: 2018 Updates - Guidance on Prevention, Testing and Treatment

The AHS Guidelines: 2018 Updates - Guidance on Prevention, Testing and Treatment

Category: Clinical FAQs
Canine | Prevention | Diagnosis | Treatment | Veterinary Professionals

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The AHS Protocol vs. “Slow Kill”

Why does the AHS recommend against "slow kill" for heartworm treatment in dogs? Veterinary parasitologist Dr. Andy Moorhead has answers.

Category: Clinical FAQs
Canine | Treatment | Veterinary Professionals

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Why Don’t Clients Give Heartworm Preventives?

Why aren't clients always compliant in giving heartworm preventives? Dr. Stephen Jones shares his thoughts.

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

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Is it Negative or Not? The Role of Heat Pretreatment in Heartworm Testing

What is the role of heat pretreatment in heartworm testing? Dr. Brian DiGangi explains when and why it may be needed.

Category: Clinical FAQs
Canine | Diagnosis | Veterinary Professionals

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Is There an Echo in Here?

How can you get veterinary clients to be compliant with heartworm prevention? Dr. Chris Dukes share his tips.

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

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Heartworm Prevention Needed Nationwide

Why is heartworm prevention needed nationwide? Veterinary cardiologist Dr. Matt Miller explains.

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

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The Mighty Mosquito The Role of Control in Heartworm Prevention

What is multimodal heartworm prevention--and why is mosquito control important? Parasitologist Dr. John McCall explains.

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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?

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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What if My Dog Tests Positive for Heartworms

The news that a dog has tested positive for heartworms can be scary for a dog owner. This fact sheet outline what to expect during treatment and how to ensure your pet stays heartworm-free in the future.

Category: Fact Sheets
Canine | Prevention | Diagnosis | Treatment | Shelters | Veterinary Professionals | Pet Owners

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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

Category: Fact Sheets
Canine | Prevention | Diagnosis

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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.

For more client tools, be sure to visit the Resource Center. And if you don’t already, make sure you’re sharing our Facebook and Instagram posts!