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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Congratulations to the Wysiwash Wellness Grant Winners! Wysiwash and the Association of Shelter Veterinarians just announced the first winners of the Wysiwash Wellness Grant: Niagara County SPCA and Helping Animals of Warren County. Designed to empower animal shelters to take proactive moves to prevent disease, the Wysiwash Wellness Grant is partnership between the Association of Shelter Veterinarians and Wysiwash. Access the Press Release!
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 - Reaching a life-saving milestone soon!! Read more
Board Certification in Shelter Veterinary Medicine is now a reality!