The State of Heartworm Incidence in the U.S.
The 2019 AHS Heartworm Incidence Survey shows that heartworms maintain a stubborn hold in the United States.
The triennial Heartworm Incidence Survey from the American Heartworm Society shares a mix of both bad and good news.
Cytauxzoonosis in Cats
Because cytauxzoonosis in cats is associated with a high mortality rate and costly treatment, tick prevention is critical.
Cytauxzoonosis in cats can cause acute or chronic illness. It is treatable, albeit costly for chronically ill cats, yet continues to be associated with a high mortality rate.
Chagas Disease in Dogs: Transmission, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention
Triatomine insect vectors, which spread Chagas disease to dogs and humans alike, are prevalent in the southern U.S. and Latin America.
Chagas disease in dogs is transmitted from triatomine insect vectors, but can be diagnosed, treated, and prevented by veterinarians.
Lyme Disease in Dogs: Signs and Prevention
Effective measures for preventing Lyme disease in dogs include proper use of tick control products and risk-based use of Lyme vaccines.
Lyme disease in dogs is a significant medical concern. Effective measures for preventing Lyme disease in dogs include proper use of tick control products and risk-based use of Lyme vaccines.
A Selective Summary of the 2019 Triennial Heartworm Symposium
Heartworm disease prevalence, pathology, and management protocols headlined the 16th American Heartworm Society (AHS) Triennial Symposium, held September 8-11, 2019, in New Orleans. Given the challenges heartworm disease continues to present to the veterinary profession, discovering new strategies for prevention, diagnosis, and treatment is vital to reducing its impact.
Whipworms in Dogs
Analyzing the clinical signs, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of whipworms in dogs.
Analyzing the clinical signs, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of whipworms in dogs, a common infectious agent.
Hookworms in Dogs
Taking a closer look at the clinical signs, treatment, and prevention of hookworms in dogs.
Hookworms in dogs is a common parasitic infection; this article analyzes the clinical signs, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of hookworms in dogs.
Roundworms in Dogs
Understanding the life cycle of the parasite Toxocara canis is key to treating and preventing roundworms in dogs.
Roundworms in dogs can be treated and prevented if veterinarians understand the life cycle of the parasite Toxocara canis.
Practical Advice About Heartworm Preventive Lapses
The Heartworm Hotline column, presented by the American Heartworm Society, communicates practical and timely information on prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of heartworm disease, as well as highlights current topics related to heartworm research and findings in veterinary medicine.