Articles by Dwight Bowman, MS, PhD - Veterinary Healthcare


Articles by Dwight Bowman, MS, PhD

Dwight Bowman, MS, PhD

Toxocara canis and Trichuris vulpis – Common dog parasites (Proceedings)
April 1, 2009

These two worms are probably the most common parasites of the dog throughout most of its range around the world.

Year-round heartworm control from Maine to Cuba (Proceedings)
April 1, 2009

It is hard to comprehend why year-round heartworm control is such a difficult idea to sell to practitioners or clients.

Canine and feline lungworms (Proceedings)
April 1, 2009

Metastrongyloid nematodes are characterized by having life cycles that typically require an intermediated molluscan host for the development of the third-stage larvæ that are infective to vertebrates; however, two of the species in the dog are unusual in having direct life cycles.

Parasites of dogs and cats from wildlife (Proceedings)
April 1, 2009

There are a number of diseases that dogs and cats acquire from wildlife. Some are acquired through vectors while some are acquired by ingestion.

Cuterebriasis in cats (Proceedings)
April 1, 2009

There are 34 species of Cuterebra in North America.

The nuances of hookworm biology in dogs and cats (Proceedings)
April 1, 2009

Most people consider hookworms the causative agents of hookworm associated anemia in dogs and cats, and that is about where the story ends.

Canine and feline cryptosporidiosis and giardiasis (Proceedings)
April 1, 2009

Dogs and cats are the only domestic animals that still routinely reside in the same domicile as their owners around the world. Thus, it is important to know if the parasites they harbor are zoonotic agents or not.

Common Tapeworms: What you need to know (Sponsored by Virbac)
May 1, 2008

Tapeworm infection is often overlooked, underdiagnosed, and indertreated in dogs and cats throughout the Unites States. To reverse this trend, it's imperative that veterinarians and their team members understand and thoroughly educate clinets about the risk of tapeworm zoonoses and the importance of prevention.


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