Heartworm In Dogs in Western Canada in 1996

J. Owen D. Slocombe

Department of Pathobiology, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph

Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1


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1. General information for Canada

2. General Information for Western Canada

3. Specific Information for British Columbia

4. Specific Information for Alberta

5. Specific Information for Saskatchewan

6. Specific Information for Manitoba

7. Figure 1. Areas with dogs with heartworm in Canada

8. Table 1. 1996 Heartworm questionnaire results for British Columbia

9. Table 2. 1996 Heartworm questionnaire results for Alberta

10. Table 3. 1996 Heartworm questionnaire results for Manitoba

11. Table 4. Number of dogs diagnosed with heartworm in Western Canada in 1996

12. Table 5. Number of dogs tested for heartworm in Western Canada in 1996

12. Some New and Not so New Issues

a. Heartworm in cats
b. Heartworm in coyotes
c. A check for efficacy of an adulticide
d. Heartworm infected dogs given preventive medication

14. Common Questions and Answers

a. In what areas should dogs be tested for heartworm
b. What is the best test for screening for heartworm infection
c. What time of year should dogs be tested
d. When should dogs be placed on preventive medication
e. Should dogs on preventive medication be tested for heartworm

15. Acknowledgements

16. References


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