ParasitologyPet owners may underestimate their cat’s exposure to fleas, mosquitoes, and ticks, and therefore may not have their "indoor-only" cats on proper preventives.
ParasitologyDog parks aren't all fun and games. There can be many risks to both dogs and owners, including zoonotic parasites and multidrug-resistant hookworms.
ParasitologyA wide range of preventives and treatments exist to help prevent flea infestation and associated issues.
Telehealth can be an invaluable tool for veterinary practices, especially for those willing to utilize veterinary nurses to perform these virtual appointments.
ParasitologyPreventing 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.
ParasitologyGiardia protozoa are quite hardy. Prevention and client education is key to keeping a cat happy and healthy.
ParasitologyLyme disease is the most common tick-borne disease in the United States. Client education is key to prevention.
ParasitologyThe American Heartworm Society recommends that dogs be given heartworm preventives year-round and tested annually.
From presentations on heartworm prevalence and pathology to sharing the latest research on heartworm diagnostics, prevention and treatment protocols, the 2019 American Heartworm Society (AHS) Triennial Symposium covered an unprecedented range of topics in its mission to better understand heartworm disease and reduce its impact.