We all know that cats are unique. Different from our canine companions in many ways, their physiologic response to heartworm infection is one more thing to add to the list. They’re not just small dogs – and our disease management protocols must be altered to take their unique responses into account. Brian A. DiGangi, DVM, MS, DAVBP (Canine/Feline), discusses disease prevalence, life cycle, clinical signs and prognosis as we development of rational management protocols for shelter pets.
Date: December 2014