Dear Media Professional: Heartworm disease is a serious canine and feline health concern that threatens animals in all 48 contiguous states and Hawaii, as well as throughout the temperate regions of the world. Heartworms are spread from animal to animal by mosquitoes and live in the heart . . .
Washington, D.C. – AVMA Convention (July 14, 2007) – Dr. Sheldon (Shelly) Rubin, director emeritus at Blum Animal Hospital in Chicago, Ill., past president of the Chicago Veterinary Medical Association, book author and frequent contributor to Chicagoland and national media regarding . . .
Dear Media Professional: Heartworm disease is a serious canine and feline health concern that threatens animals in all 48 contiguous states and Hawaii, as well as throughout the temperate regions of the world. Heartworms . . .
Batavia, IL. | June 1, 2004 Veterinarians and Technicians: The deadline for the triennial AMERICAN HEARTWORM SOCIETY State of the HEARTWORM SYMPOSIUM '04 is fast approaching, so submit your registration forms now. This yea . . .
Batavia, IL. | March 8, 2004The American Heartworm Society today announced the Triennial American Heartworm Society "State of the Heartworm Symposium '04" will be held July 23, 24, & 26, 2004 in conjunction with the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) in Phil . . .
(Batavia, Ill. April 4, 2003) -- Since the first diagnosis of canine heartworm disease over one hundred years ago, heartworm infection has been widely recognized throughout the world as one of the major health problems affecting pets today. Heartworm infection is caused by worms (D . . .
(Batavia, Ill. April 4, 2003) -- Most pet owners wouldn’t knowingly put their pet at risk of becoming infected with a potentially deadly disease yet according to the American Heartworm Society (AHS), millions of pet owners who fail to protect their dog from heartworm infection are doing so . . .
(American Animal Hospital Association Meeting, Phoenix, AZ -- April 4, 2003)-- The American Heartworm Society (AHS) today announced the re-launch of the organization’s web site at www.heartwormsociety.org as the preeminent source for heartworm inf . . .
For dogs, there are a variety of options for preventing heartworm infection, including an injectable administered by your veterinarian that provides protection for six months, daily and monthly tablets and chewables, and monthly topicals. In cats, there . . .
For both dogs and cats, clinical signs of heartworm disease may not be recognized in the early stages, as heartworms tend to accumulate gradually over a period of months and sometimes years and after repeated mosquito bites. In dogs, recently infected ani . . .