#Companion Animal Parasite Council
As a practice owner and veterinarian for 11 years, I realize now that being cloud-based is the way of the future.
Dogs can alert human risk to Lyme disease
May 27, 2019Health-care providers can now use dogs as a way to measure human risk for Lyme disease, according to a study by Companion Animal Parasite Council (CAPC). “This research shows how man’s best friend continues to safeguard humans as a sentinel to alert humans where they are at greatest risk for Lyme disease,” says CAPC executive director, Christopher Carpenter, DVM. “The model established in this research breaks new ground to give residents, travelers, and health-care …
Salem, Ore., tops the list for heartworms in May
May 17, 2019Salem, Ore., is the number one city for heartworms in May, according to Companion Animal Parasite Council’s (CAPC’s) top 10 list. The list reflects positive heartworm test results from the last 30 to 45 days. The following are the U.S. cities with the highest percentage increase in positive heartworm tests for May: 1) Salem, Ore. 2) Dover, Del. 3) Charleston, W. Va. 4) Norfolk, Va. 5) Amarillo, Tex. …