Columbus, Ohio - A new study conducted by The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine suggests that pigs raised without antibiotics were more susceptible to parasitic infections and disease.
San Antonio, Texas - The American Heartworm Society intends to survey more than 40,000 veterinary clinics and hospitals this summer to record the number of dogs diagnosed and treated for heartworm disease as part of the group's three-year plan to increase awareness heartworm awareness.
The political candidates aren't the only ones taking their messages to the people this summer. The Companion Animal Parasite Council (CAPC) is also hitting the road immediately after the AVMA Annual Convention in New Orleans in an effort to spread the word about the importance of year-round parasite control in dogs and cats.
Heartworms and intestinal parasites, such as roundworms, hookworms, and tapeworms, can cause serious infection—and death—in dogs and pose a zoonotic threat to people. By following a few simple guidelines, you can empower clients to prevent and control these parasitic infections in their dogs.