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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.

Adulticide Treatment: Minimizing Melarsomine Complications

Adulticide Treatment: Minimizing Melarsomine Complications

When treating heartworm-positive dogs with adulticide therapy, how can I minimize melarsomine complications? Dr. Stephen Jones explains.

Heartworm Prevention Needed Nationwide

Heartworm Prevention Needed Nationwide

Why is heartworm prevention needed nationwide? Veterinary cardiologist Dr. Matt Miller explains.

The Mighty Mosquito The Role of Control in Heartworm Prevention

The Mighty Mosquito The Role of Control in Heartworm Prevention

What is multimodal heartworm prevention--and why is mosquito control important? Parasitologist Dr. John McCall explains.

The Truth About Testing in Cats

The Truth About Testing in Cats

What kind of heartworm testing is recommended for cats? Veterinary cardiologist Dr. Clarke Atkins sorts it out.

Managing Heartworm Disease in Shelter Animals

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.

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