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The American Heartworm Society recommends that dogs be given heartworm preventives year-round and tested annually.
This case report describes a young dog who’s immune system was destroying its own red blood cells due to a rare autoimmune disease called Evans syndrome.
Fluoroscopy produces real-time images that appear as an “x-ray movie,” providing a helpful view for dynamic processes.
Stabilizing patients in critical condition include timely triage, interventional therapies, and clear communication with the critical care facility for transfer.
Preventing roundworm exposure through diligent fecal pick-up, year-round monthly preventives, and always treating dams and puppies before and after delivery are the best ways at keeping dogs infection-free.
The CAPC recommends fecal examination for adult dogs and cats at least twice per year.