When treating heartworm-positive dogs with adulticide therapy, how can I minimize melarsomine complications? Dr. Stephen Jones explains.
AHS Board Speaks Out
What is multimodal heartworm prevention--and why is mosquito control important? Parasitologist Dr. John McCall explains.
MARTHA SMITH-BLACKMORE, DVM
Heartworm disease (HWD), caused by the mosquito-borne nematode Dirofilaria immitis, is endemic in most areas of the United States, including urban areas where most of the U.S. population (about 80%) lives.
Why is it important to understand the AHS heartworm management guidelines? Dr. Elizabeth Clyde shares why it's important to her.
How can enlisting the entire veterinary team improve heartworm education? Practice owner Dr. Chris Rehm shares his experience.