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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 01, 2007
"The biggest myth that we deal with is that most people believe their dog or cat got fleas from direct contact with another pet.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Apr 01, 2007
By dvm360.com staff
Las Vegas — A Web site created to support a public-relations campaign about heartworm was unveiled at the recently concluded Western Veterinary Conference.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Mar 01, 2007
By dvm360.com staff
Testing, treatment, and public health all play a part.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Mar 01, 2007
By dvm360.com staff
To increase parasite prevention and control compliance, make sure the doctors are in agreement about the standards of care and team members know what to say to clients.
Mar 01, 2007
Efforts must now focus on increasing awareness of the zoonotic risks associated with many of these parasites and improving pet owner compliance.
Mar 01, 2007
Client education is the single-most important tool for maintaining a relationship that draws clients back to your veterinary practice for information on parasite prevention and treatment products.
Mar 01, 2007
Heartworm disease manifests quite differently in cats than in dogs and has an altered infective cycle.
Mar 01, 2007
The risk of a dog's being infected with heartworm disease each year is 250,000 out of 50,000,000; this translates to one in 200 dogs becoming infected each year.
Mar 01, 2007
Careful attention is needed both to prevent tapeworm infections and to ensure prompt, effective treatment when infections do occur.
Mar 01, 2007
Veterinarians in practice are on the front lines in preventing transmission of pet-associated zoonotic parasite infections because of their knowledge of the potential risks and through their contact with pet owners.
Mar 01, 2007
By dvm360.com staff
Not surprisingly, clients who visit their veterinarians at least yearly are more likely to use parasite control products, be concerned about the ramifications of parasites, and practice good hygiene to prevent parasite transmission from animals to people.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 01, 2007
Orlando — With only 4 percent of cats estimated to be on heartworm medicine, a new campaign from the American Heartworm Society (AHS) aims to change what officials are calling an abysmal prevention rate.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jan 31, 2007
By dvm360.com staff
SHAWNEE MISSION, KAN. - 1/31/2007 - Bayer Healthcare LLC recently received Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for a new topical product targeting fleas, heartworms and intestinal nemotodes for both dogs and cats. Bayer officials report the approval and subsequent launch signal an important development for broad-spectrum parasite control. Advantage Multi-TM for Dogs Topical Solution and Advantage Multi-TM for Cats Topical Solution are available by prescription only through licensed veterinarians.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Dec 01, 2006
A 2.5-year-old spayed female mixed-breed dog was presented to Claiborne Hill Veterinary Hospital for evaluation of a one-day history of pain when walking.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Dec 01, 2006
This article reviews the recent literature, common clinical presentations, and current recommendations on diagnosing and treating knemidocoptiasis.