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Transporting the heartworm-positive dog with Dr. Brian DiGangi | VETgirl Veterinary Continuing Education Podcasts

In today’s VETgirl online veterinary CE podcast, we discuss transport of the heartworm-positive dog. Heartworm disease has been diagnosed in all 50 states, over the years moving from traditionally endemic areas to areas of the country where heartworm infection was once considered uncommon. Today, we’re joined by Dr. Brian DiGangi, a diplomate of ABVP in canine and feline practice as well as shelter medicine. Dr. DiGangi is a senior director of Shelter Medicine with the ASPCA, a past-president of the Association of Shelter Veterinarians and a current officer on the American Heartworm Society board of directors. Tune in to learn how shelter veterinarians are addressing heartworm in their day-to-day work, what standards they are following in reducing the spread of infectious diseases such as heartworm disease, and what we can do to help protect pets from heartworm infection.

Today’s VETgirl podcast is sponsored by the American Heartworm Society, whose mission it is to lead the veterinary profession and the public in the understanding of heartworm disease. The AHS has a wealth of resources available on heartworm prevention, diagnosis and treatment, prevalence maps, FAQs, client education materials and more. Get a 1-year membership for 50% off with the code AHS50 for new members. Got to heartwormsociety.org for more information, but act fast, as this deal expires in May of 2022.

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