Heartworm Disease Resource Task Force
The Association of Shelter Veterinarians and American Heartworm Society joined forces in 2014 to discuss the prevention, treatment, and management of heartworm disease in animal shelters. As a starting point, a survey was conducted to characterize current practices in Heartworm Disease Management in North American Shelters.
In January 2015, the Heartworm Disease Resource Task Force was formed with the following objectives:
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Announcing the Wysiwash Wellness Grant! Winners to be announced soon! A new grant helps animal shelters take on new measures to control the spread of disease, sponsored by Wysiwash and the Association of Shelter Veterinarians. Find out more!
Congratulations to Dr. Jeanette O'Quin on winning the 2016 AVMA Animal Welfare Award! Read more here.
ASV Past President, Dr. Martha Smith-Blackmore in the news and doing great things! Read all about her new project in suspected cases of animal abuse in the Boston area.
Million Cat Challenge Update - Half a million cats saved so far!! Read more
Board Certification in Shelter Veterinary Medicine is now a reality!