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.
Tick-borne Rickettsial Infections of Dogs
Rickettsial organisms are small, obligate intracellular bacteria in the order Rickettsiales. Two families—Anaplasmataceae and Rickettsiaceae—contain species that infect dogs. These pathogens are transmitted by a variety of tick vectors, maintained in wildlife and domestic reservoirs, and can cause clinical disease in humans, dogs, and other domestic animals. This article discusses the basic epidemiology, clinical presentation, diagnosis, and treatment of canine ehrlichiosis, anaplasmosis, and Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF).
Feline Heartworm Disease: Separating Fact from Fiction
Although most veterinarians recognize that feline heartworm disease can be serious and even life-threatening, far too few clients invest in heartworm prevention for their cats.
The Hidden Characteristics of Heartworm Disease
Clients often don’t understand what heartworms are—nor do they understand the consequences of infection in their pets. We must stress prevention.
Risk Management Approaches to Heartworm Disease
The Heartworm Hotline column is presented in partnership between Today’s Veterinary Practice and the American Heartworm Society (heartwormsociety.org). The goal of the column is to communicate practical and timely information on prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of heartworm disease, as well as highlight current topics related to heartworm research and findings in veterinary medicine. Heartworm disease …
Educating Clients About Natural Heartworm Prevention
When explaining the benefits of heartworm preventives, the key message to stress is that failing to give heartworm preventives can result in heartworm infection, a potentially deadly disease.