In this podcast we hear from Dr. Betsy Sigmon, founder of Creature Comfort Veterinary Hospital, who discusses the signs and symptoms of heartworm disease. Additionally, Dr. Sigmon discusses the current treatment recommendations for this preventable disease. To learn more about heartworm disease and to access the information shared in this podcast, visit these resources:
Heartworm Society -- animation of development of heartworms
Parasite Prevalence Maps -- search for heartworm incidence by state and county
Heartworm Q & A -- questions and answers from NCSU college of vet medicine cardiology service
This podcast was made possible thanks to the generous support of the Kenneth A. Scott Charitable Trust, a KeyBank Trust.
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