Parasitology

Laying the groundwork for a canine heartworm vaccine

U.K. researchers are looking to determine whether the proteins that allow filarial parasites to establish infections will have similar protective effects in dogs.

The other heartworm patient

When it comes to heartworms, cats may be overlooked but they’re certainly not immune. Here’s what you need to know about feline heartworm disease.

FDA approves generic topical parasiticide for cats

Imoxi Topical Solution for Cats provides protection against some of the most common internal and external parasites.

Update: AAEP parasite control guidelines

This succinct review of equine internal parasite control measures reflects modern strategies now in place to reduce development of resistance.

Merck Animal Health to acquire Sentinel parasite products

Currently owned by Virbac, Sentinel Flavor Tabs and Sentinel Spectrum Chews generated about $70 million in U.S. sales last year.