Checking for heartworm disease


Checking for heartworm disease

Thorough testing helps keep more pets protected from heartworm disease.
Oct 13, 2014
By staff

The Companion Animal Parasite Council (CAPC) recommends that dogs, including those on heartworm prevention, be tested annually using both antigen and microfilariae tests. Dr. Susan Little, Oklahoma State University, describes some methods for looking for microfilariae.

More resources

Check out dvm360's heartworm disease toolkit by clicking here.