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Hot news on false negative heartworm tests in shelter dogs

Published: Jan 31st, 2018

Have you ever tested a dog in your shelter who you were certain would be heartworm positive, only to have the test come back negative? A new testing technique may reveal that dog is positive after all.

Infectious diseases in dogs rescued during dogfighting investigations

Published: Dec 9th, 2016

It was once the case that dogs seized in dogfighting busts were routinely euthanized. Today, many such dogs are being saved, so an exploration of common infectious and other diseases of fighting dogs is necessary.

Treating heartworm in shelter dogs: Yes, you can!

Published: Oct 18th, 2016

Do you think treating heartworm in shelter dogs is expensive, difficult, and impractical? Would it surprise you to know that veterinarians and students of the UF Veterinary Community Outreach Program have developed a treatment plan that’s affordable and successful?