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When a Treated Dog has Persistent Microfilaria

When a Treated Dog has Persistent Microfilaria

Dr. Tom Nelson explains the potential reasons a dog may test positive for microfilaria following heartworm treatment

Role of Antigen and Antibody Testing in Heartworm-Positive Cats

Role of Antigen and Antibody Testing in Heartworm-Positive Cats

Veterinary parasitologist Dr. Lindsay Starkey outlines the role of antigen and antibody tests for heartworm screening in cats

Exercise Restriction Advice for Dogs Undergoing Heartworm Treatment

Exercise Restriction Advice for Dogs Undergoing Heartworm Treatment

Successful treatment of dogs with heartworm infection requires keeping them quiet and calm, as Dr. Brian DiGangi explains.

How to Treat Heartworm-Positive Cats

How to Treat Heartworm-Positive Cats

There are no approved heartworm treatments for cats, but veterinarians do have options when managing these patients. Veterinary cardiologist Dr. Marisa Ames explains.

Heartworm Diagnostics: Antigen Tests Alone Aren't Enough

How reliable are patient-side heartworm antigen tests? Veterinary parasitologist Dr. Lindsay Starkey explains.

Antigen Test Timing Following Melarsomine Treatment

Antigen Test Timing Following Melarsomine Treatment

How long should I wait before re-testing dogs undergoing heartworm treatment? Dr. Tom Nelson explains the timing.

When Heartworm Treatment is Interrupted

When Heartworm Treatment is Interrupted

When treating dogs for heartworm, what if there's a delay between giving doxycycline and melarsomine? Dr. Chris Duke explains.

Managing Dogs Treated with Non-AHS Protocols

Managing Dogs Treated with Non-AHS Protocols

When treating dogs for heartworm, what's the difference in efficacy between two and three injections of melarsomine? Dr. Angele Bice breaks it down.

Safe Transport of Heartworm-Positive Dogs

Safe Transport of Heartworm-Positive Dogs

How can I safely transport dogs in the midst of heartworm treatment? Dr. Brian DiGangi shares the AHS/ASV recommendations.

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