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Making the Case for Heartworm Prevention in Cats

Making the Case for Heartworm Prevention in Cats

Why is heartworm prevention important for cats? Dr. Elizabeth Clyde gives reasons.

Tackling Tough Conversations

Tackling Tough Conversations

Can I cut corners on the AHS heartworm treatment protocol for dogs? AHS Past President Dr. Chris Rehm says "no."

The Wrath and Aftermath of Hurricanes

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.

The AHS Protocol vs. Slow Kill

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.

by Andrew Moorhead, DVM, MS, PHD, DIP

Why Don’t Clients Give Heartworm Preventives?

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

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

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.

Is There an Echo in Here?

Is There an Echo in Here?

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

Can YOU Outsmart a Mosquito?

Can YOU Outsmart a Mosquito?

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

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.

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