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Spotlight on research: How residual speed of kill affects flea control in dogs and cats (Sponsored by Merck Animal Health)
CUSTOM VETERINARY MEDIA
Parasitologist Dr. Michael W. Dryden addresses the distinction between initial speed of kill and residual speed of kill of flea adulticides; he explains the latter's importance in successful flea control in the household.
The rise of infectious disease
DVM360 MAGAZINE
Annual veterinary report on the state of pet health calls increases in FIV and Lyme disease 'staggering.'
American Heartworm Society issues revised guidelines
DVM360 MAGAZINE
Resistance acknowledged; new veterinary testing methods recommended.
New beef-flavored chew from Merial kills fleas, ticks
DVM360 MAGAZINE
Company hopes NexGard will help veterinarians see boost in compliance.
Interactive features
Posts and tweets about ticks
VETERINARY ECONOMICS
Use your social media network to raise awareness about the pet health issues related to ticks with these tweets and posts. (Sponsored by Merck Animal Health)
Posts and tweets about fleas
VETERINARY ECONOMICS
Use your social media network to raise awareness about the importance of flea control with these tweets and posts. (Sponsored by Merck Animal Health)
Heartworm preventive resistance and Immiticide shortage
VETERINARY MEDICINE
Learn about these important issues associated with canine heartworm disease.
8 vectors and hosts of Bartonella bacteria
FIRSTLINE
Bartonellosis is usually transmitted by cat scratches and bites contaminated with flea feces. Learn more about the animals that host and pass on the Bartonella bacteria.
Audio and video
Getting a handle on heartworm resistance
AHS experts discuss what veterinarians and their clients need to know about the emergence of 'evil heartworms.'
DVM360 MAGAZINE
AHS experts discuss what veterinarians and their clients need to know about the emergence of 'evil heartworms.'
More than just flea control in cats
VETERINARY MEDICINE
Monthly flea control products can prevent flea-borne Bartonella species infections in cats and, possibly, subsequent spread to owners.
Getting a leash on visceral leishmaniasis
VETERINARY MEDICINE
Although not yet endemic in the United States, more cases of this parasitic--and potentially zoonotic--disease are being seen. Are you ready to handle affected dogs?
Have You Heard? More sleep = fewer parasites (4:10)
VETERINARY MEDICINE
Researchers have verified a benefit of sleep.
Leishmaniasis in North American foxhounds (6:02)
VETERINARY MEDICINE
Dr. Stephen C. Barr examines this parasitic disease and its public health concerns.

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