Heartworm Infection at a Glance
There are significant differences between heartworm disease in dogs and cats. Brush up on common signs, diagnostic options, and preventive measures.
7 Ways to Discuss Heartworm Prevention With Clients
How then can clients be made aware of the importance of heartworm prevention?
Year-Round Heartworm Prevention: Two Viewpoints
You have asked...Should I recommend year-round heartworm prevention for my clients' pets?
Canine Heartworm Infection
Careful diagnosis and treatment are imperative to successful treatment of heartworm disease in dogs.
Heartworms Resistant to Therapy?
This article reviews laboratory and case studies to discuss the development of a potentially resistant strain of heartworm species to preventive therapy.
Canine Heartworm: Positive Result Despite Prevention
A 9-month-old Labrador retriever presents to your practice in upstate New York in October.
Worms Found During Bladder Expression
Blacky, a 3-year-old, female mixed-breed dog, presented for preoperative evaluation prior to scheduled ovariohysterectomy.
Caval syndrome, a life-threatening heartworm disease characterized by heavy worm burden, prevents normal blood flow through the right side of the heart. Imaging provides a closer look.
Top 5 Transplacental Parasitic Infections in Dogs
When parasites transmit transplacentally, the effect on neonates can range from subclinical to life-threatening. Spot the clinical signs of these atypical infections.