Daily Archives: February 8, 2022


Heartworm Help Desk: The Doctor Is In

A recent nationwide survey reported that, depending on region of the country and intake policies, some shelters identify heartworm disease in as many as 85% of dogs who enter their care. And, adds The ASPCA’s Brian DiGangi, DVM, MS Diplomate, ABVP (Canine & Feline Practice, Shelter Medicine Practice), “Managing this disease was reported as a top challenge in the hundreds of shelters surveyed.

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