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Understanding the prevalence of heartworm in cats

The true prevalence of heartworms in cats has been a question in the minds of many veterinarians. In this video, veterinary parasitologist and Zoetis scientist Dr. Jessica Rodriguez discusses the findings of a recent study that compared the results of heartworm testing in dogs and cats from a heartworm-endemic area of the U.S. and explains what it revealed about different types of heartworm tests and which tests give the most accurate picture of heartworm prevalence.

Feline | Diagnosis | Shelters | Veterinary Professionals | Incidence
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Understanding the risk of heartworm in cats

Heartworm disease in cats is very different from hearhtworm in dogs, as Dr. Tom Nelson explains.

Canine | Feline | Diagnosis | Shelters | Veterinary Professionals | Incidence
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Videos: 2016 NAVC Symposium

Watch EyeOn Heartworm Presentations from the 2016 NAVC Symposium.

Canine | Feline | Prevention | Diagnosis | Treatment
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What are Heartworms?

Why are heartworms a threat to your dog? This short video explains.

Canine | Feline | Prevention | Diagnosis | Treatment | Exotics
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When and why should cats be screen for heartworms?

n the U.S., veterinarians tend to reserve heartworm testing in cats for those that show overt clinical signs of adult heartworm infections. In this video, veterinary parasitologist and Zoetis scientist Dr. Jessica Rodriguez explains what a recent study done in conjunction with University of Florida and University of Oklahoma researchers revealed about the need to screen cats for heartworm and the need to protect them from this common parasite.

Feline | Prevention | Diagnosis | Shelters | Veterinary Professionals
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When cats test positive for heartworms, what's next?

Veterinary cardiologist Dr. Clarke Atkins explains how veterinarians can interpret the results of antigen and antibody heartworm tests in cats.

Feline | Diagnosis | Veterinary Professionals | Cost
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When dogs test positive for heartworms, what's next?

Veterinary cardiologist Dr. Clarke Atkins outlines testing strategies for dogs that test positive for heartworms.

Canine | Diagnosis | Veterinary Professionals | Cost
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Why alternative heartworm treatment protocols are needed

Veterinary parasitologist Dr. Laura Kramer of the University of Parma discusses the rationale for alternative heartworm treatment protocols.

Canine | Treatment | Veterinary Professionals | Resistance
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Why combine macrocyclic lactones and repellents in a heartworm prevention protocol?

Veterinary cardiologist Dr. Matthew Miller discusses multimodal heartworm prevention strategies.

Canine | Prevention | Veterinary Professionals
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Why Do We Remind to Test and NOT Prevent? (Tom Nelson)


Canine | Feline | Prevention | Diagnosis | Shelters
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