Parasitology | Veterinary Medicine

Parasitology

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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Mar 28, 2017
Don’t feel bad if you’re not sure, veterinarians. Tick-borne disease is a pain, says this CVC educator, and nobody really feels like they know what they’re doing. Now dive in for his crash course to get over that hump …
 
VETTED: Mar 28, 2017
OK, maybe that's strong language. But parasites are on pet owners' minds, and for the health of your patients and business, they should be on yours, says this multi-practice owner.
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FIRSTLINE: Mar 23, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
We’ve combed (see what we did there?) through our archive to bring you the best reader-submitted tips to combat fleas.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Mar 22, 2017
You ‘mite’ as well read up, because veterinary dermatologist Dr. Allison Kirby says a lot has changed in the past six years.
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FIRSTLINE: Mar 20, 2017
Veterinary cardiology specialist Dr. Matthew Miller explains the benefits and limitations of using mosquito repellents.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Mar 14, 2017
Dr. Byron Blagburn lays out the basics for practicing veterinarians—if you suspect heartworm infection but get a negative antigen result, consider heat-treating the sample.
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FIRSTLINE: Mar 14, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
Let's be real here: giving clients the ''tick talk'' gets repetitive. Here are a few suggestions to overcome common objections.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Mar 13, 2017
Diagnosis of canine tick-related disease has been occurring with greater frequency, making knowledge of all tick-borne diseases increasingly important. This detailed overview of anaplasmosis, ehrlichiosis and Rocky Mountain spotted fever will help you be prepared when these diseases make an appearance in your veterinary clinic.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Mar 13, 2017
Vigilance is necessary for your feline as well as canine patients if you live in a tick-endemic area—cytauxzoonosis and anaplasmosis can both affect cats.
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FIRSTLINE: Mar 13, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
Ticks can carry nasty diseases. Help your clients keep their backyards inhospitable by sharing these tips.
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CAPC: Mar 13, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
Data on ticks, intestinal parasites and heartworms can provide a public service to your veterinary clients—and help protect your patients.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Mar 10, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
Exploring the connections between white-footed mice, black-legged ticks and four-footed friends.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Mar 09, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
Two veterinary parasitology experts present their arguments for and against the routine use of this antibiotic in these cases.
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FIRSTLINE: Mar 08, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
Though it may sound counterintuitive, offering fewer choices for flea and tick control can lead to more sales and more satisfied veterinary clients.
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FIRSTLINE: Mar 06, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
The goal is to make sure clients are using year-round parasite prevention. What if you're unknowingly making them refuse?