Companion Animal Parasite Forecast Map 2014 - Anaplasmosis

Companion Animal Parasite Forecast Map 2014 - Anaplasmosis

The CAPC Parasite Forecast Maps track millions of data points and factors such as temperature, elevations, precipitation, and population density to predict the risk of vector-borne diseases. This update on anaplasmosis give you the key findings.
source-image
May 18, 2014
By dvm360.com staff

Key findings
> Higher than normal levels are forecasted for Oregon and Washington, west of the Cascades
> Higher than normal levels are forecasted throughout Indiana
> Higher than normal levels are forecasted in upstate New York, New Hampshire and Vermont

About the maps
Since 2011, CAPC has been collecting data and developing the CAPC Parasite Forecast Maps. These maps give veterinarians a client education tool that supports year-round protection against parasites.The methodology is similar to that used by NOAA for hurricane forecasts. Millions of data points are tracked and combined with factors such as temperature, elevation, precipitation and population density to predict the risk of vector-borne diseases like Anaplasmosis, which can be a serious threat to a dog's health. To see more of the 2014 CAPC Parasite Forecast Maps or to learn more about Anaplasmosis, please visit capcvet.org.

ADVERTISEMENT

Photo galleries

Fear-Free veterinary visit tip: Just breathe!

FIRSTLINE - Mar 04, 2015

By Mikkel Becker

A calmer client means a calmer pet.

Your veterinary clinic cat texts at work

FIRSTLINE - Mar 03, 2015

By CC the Clinic Cat

CC, your veterinary clinic cat, gets helpful around your veterinary clinic this week.

Ticks in 2015: An infographic slideshow

dvm360.com - Mar 02, 2015

By dvm360.com staff

Is there a communication gap between veterinary professionals and pet owners when it comes to ticks? New data points to yes.