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Incidence Map 2019 (Spanish)

Category: Incidence Maps
Canine | Shelters | Veterinary Professionals | Media | Pet Owners | Incidence

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Incidence Map 2019

Category: Incidence Maps
Canine | Feline | Exotics | Shelters | Other | Veterinary Professionals | Media | Pet Owners | Incidence

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Incidence Map 2016

Category: Incidence Maps
Canine | Feline | Exotics | Shelters | Other | Veterinary Professionals | Media | Pet Owners | Incidence

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Incidence Map 2013

Category: Incidence Maps
Canine | Feline | Exotics | Shelters | Other | Veterinary Professionals | Media | Pet Owners | Incidence

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Incidence Map 2010

Category: Incidence Maps
Canine | Feline | Exotics | Shelters | Other | Veterinary Professionals | Media | Pet Owners | Incidence

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Incidence Map 2007

Category: Incidence Maps
Canine | Feline | Exotics | Shelters | Other | Veterinary Professionals | Media | Pet Owners | Incidence

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Incidence Map 2004

Category: Incidence Maps
Canine | Feline | Exotics | Shelters | Other | Veterinary Professionals | Media | Pet Owners | Incidence

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Incidence Map 2001

Category: Incidence Maps
Canine | Feline | Exotics | Shelters | Other | Veterinary Professionals | Media | Pet Owners | Incidence

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Word Scramble + Answer Key

Who can get heartworms? Unscramble these words to find out!

Category: Just for Kids
Canine | Feline | Prevention | Diagnosis | Treatment | Exotics | Shelters | Other | Veterinary Professionals | Pet Owners

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Heartworm Word Search + Answer Key

Older kids learn about heartworm terms in this more difficult word search activity.

Category: Just for Kids
Canine | Feline | Prevention | Diagnosis | Treatment | Exotics | Shelters | Other | Veterinary Professionals | Pet Owners

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Word Search

Younger kids learn about veterinary terms in this simple word search activity.

Category: Just for Kids
Canine | Feline | Prevention | Diagnosis | Treatment | Exotics | Shelters | Other | Veterinary Professionals | Pet Owners

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Heartworm Disease Crossword + Answer Key

Crossword clues help to teach older children heartworm disease terms.

Category: Just for Kids
Canine | Feline | Prevention | Diagnosis | Treatment | Exotics | Shelters | Other | Veterinary Professionals | Pet Owners

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Road Maze

A fun maze helps get children on the right path to responsible pet care.

Category: Just for Kids
Canine | Feline | Prevention | Diagnosis | Treatment | Exotics | Shelters | Other | Veterinary Professionals | Pet Owners

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Heartworm Health Exam

Coloring page helps teach young kids about trips to the veterinarian.

Category: Just for Kids
Canine | Feline | Prevention | Diagnosis | Treatment | Exotics | Shelters | Other | Veterinary Professionals | Pet Owners

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At the Veterinarian

Coloring page to help young pet owners learn about heartworm prevention.

Category: Just for Kids
Canine | Feline | Prevention | Diagnosis | Treatment | Exotics | Shelters | Other | Veterinary Professionals | Pet Owners

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Special Needs Pets: Can I Adopt a Heartworm-Positive Dog?

What you need to know if you're planning to adopt a heartworm-positive dog

Category: Pet Owner FAQs
Canine | Prevention | Diagnosis | Treatment | Life Cycle | Veterinary Professionals | Pet Owners

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My dog has tested positive for heartworms. Now what?

What owners need to know if their dog is diagnosed with heartworms

Category: Pet Owner FAQs
Canine | Prevention | Diagnosis | Treatment | Veterinary Professionals | Pet Owners

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My cat has tested positive for heartworms. What can I do?

What owners need to know if their cat is diagnosed with heartworms

Category: Pet Owner FAQs
Feline | Prevention | Diagnosis | Veterinary Professionals | Pet Owners

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Does my dog need a heartworm preventive?

Why year-round heartworm prevention is essential to keeping a dog healthy

Category: Pet Owner FAQs
Canine | Diagnosis | Treatment | Veterinary Professionals | Pet Owners

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Health Tips for Shelter Cat Adopters

Category: Pet Owner FAQs
Feline | Prevention | Veterinary Professionals | Pet Owners

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The DO's and DON'Ts of Heartworm Protection (canine)

The facts--and the fictions--about heartworm prevention in dogs

Category: Pet Owner FAQs
Canine | Prevention | Veterinary Professionals | Pet Owners

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The DO's and DON'Ts of Feline Heartworm Protection

The facts--and the fictions--about heartworm prevention in cats

Category: Pet Owner FAQs
Feline | Prevention | Veterinary Professionals | Pet Owners

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Coping with Complex Heartworm Cases

In this VETgirl veterinary CE podcast, Louisiana State University veterinary cardiologist Dr. Aliya Magee discusses the management of common complications in advanced heartworm patients, from analyzing clinical signs to determining which diagnostics are needed to implement treatment measures.

Category: Podcast
Canine | Diagnosis | Treatment | Shelters | Veterinary Professionals

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Strategies for Successful Management of Heartworm Patients, In and Out of the Shelter Setting

In this VETgirl veterinary CE podcast, shelter veterinary Dr. Uri Donnett discusses the paths to successful management of heartwworm patients in the shelter setting or community practice, as well as managing limitations in staffing, diagnostics and knowledge of patient history.

Category: Podcast
Canine | Prevention | Diagnosis | Treatment | Shelters | Veterinary Professionals | Cost | Transport of Infected Pets

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Making the Case for Prevention of Feline Heartworm Disease

In this VETgirl veterinary CE podcast, feline practitioner Dr. Mark Cousins gives the lowdown on testing cats for heartowrm, educating owners and the "how tos" of getting staff members in the routine of recommending heartworm prevention for cats.

Category: Podcast
Feline | Prevention | Diagnosis | Shelters | Veterinary Professionals

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The days are getting shorter, the nights are cooler, leaves are starting to turn, and football season is here. But that doesn’t mean your clients can forget about protecting their pets from heartworms.

To keep this message front and center with your clients, we’re sharing a set of new posters you can print OR post on your Facebook or Instagram page.

  • To save or print a poster, just click on the image below, then click on the “download” button and save the PDF file.
  • To save a poster for use on your social pages, simply open the downloaded poster, then right click on the file and follow the menu instructions to save the file as a JPEG image.

For more client tools, be sure to visit the Resource Center. And if you don’t already, make sure you’re sharing our Facebook and Instagram posts!