Washington, D.C., AVMA Annual Convention, July 14, 2007 – When a cat presented with coughing and a voice change, Dr. Caroline Simard says she never considered heartworms might be the cause. She thought it might be asthma and decided to do some blood work. "Totally by mistake I included the . . .
Washington, D.C., AVMA Annual Convention, July 14, 2007 – A landmark study that shows conclusively that heartworms do not need to reach maturity to cause pathology in cats has answered many of the questions surrounding feline heartworm and greatly extended scientific knowledge about the lo . . .
Washington, D.C., AVMA Annual Convention, July 14, 2007 – The American Heartworm Society (AHS), the American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) and Pfizer Animal Health are pleased to announce Dr. Jane Brunt as the 2008 AAFP spokesperson for KNOW Heartworms, a campaign to promote a . . .
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1. Dogs Vs. Cats Heartworm larvae induce an intense inflammatory response in the blood vessels and tissues in the lungs. Once an adult worm dies, after 1-2 years, there is an additional intense inflammatory reaction resulting in acute lung injury. . . .
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Dear Media Colleagues: KNOW Heartworms aims to educate veterinarians and cat owners about the real threat of feline heartworm disease, which reveals itself as HARD, and the importance of prevention. The American Heartworm Society and the American Association of Feline Practitioners have p . . .