Just as each shelter animal is unique, each case of heartworm disease can throw you for a loop. Fortunately, many of the management situations we encounter in animal shelters have been handled by professionals before us. New research has also filled in some knowledge gaps on how to best tackle these common problems.
Troubleshoot common scenarios in shelter heartworm management
Apply basic knowledge of heartworm disease to answer case management questions
Animal shelter staff, veterinarians, and medical staff
About the Presenters:
Brian DiGangi, DVM, MS, DABVP
Senior Director of Shelter Medicine, ASPCA
Brian DiGangi works for the ASPCA as a Senior Director of Shelter Medicine. He received his DVM from University of Florida and completed a residency in shelter medicine, and spent several years on faculty at UF before coming to the ASPCA. Brian is board certified in both Canine and Feline Practice and Shelter Medicine Practice by the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners. He is a past president of the Association of Shelter Veterinarians and currently serves as the Editor for the American Heartworm Society.