#American Heartworm Society
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Informed pet owners more likely to give heartworm preventatives
April 24, 2019Pet owners who have regular and open discussions with their veterinarian are more likely to consistently give their animals preventatives. Not only that, but according to a new study by Ceva, those clients have fewer issues with their cost and actual administration. “Our research showed the most consistent users follow their veterinarian’s recommended steps for preventing the disease,” says Ceva’s senior director of veterinary services and pharmacovigilance, Charles Johnson, DVM. “They also value and …
Why heartworm prevention begins in your practice
April 24, 2019According to the American Heartworm Society (AMS), it is estimated more than one million dogs have heartworm disease. Spread by mosquitoes, heartworms live in the heart and pulmonary arteries of infected dogs and cats. Left untreated, the disease can lead to heart failure, as well as damage to other organs. To mark Heartworm Awareness Month, we asked Claire Walther, DVM, veterinary specialty operations at Zoetis Petcare, for her take on what veterinarians can do to …