CAPC Recommendations

Want a quick overview of the CAPC recommendations for parasite prevention and control?

CAPC’s General Guidelines offer an expert, short reference, which includes links to specific recommendations for individual parasites of clinical importance to dogs, cats, and humans.

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Ectoparasites

The CAPC’s expert information on extoparasites includes life cycle and stage descriptions, pathology, diagnosis, treatment, and control, and public health concerns from ectoparasitic deaseases in dogs and cats caused by:

Heartworm

Recent prevalence data suggests that dog and cats are susceptible to heartworm in all 50 states. While prevention in dogs is commonplace, this deadly parasite is often view as less of a threat for cats. However, cats with heartworm are often asymptomatic and frequently go undiagnosed.

Intestinal Parasites

According to CAPC research, client awareness of intestinal parasites is low and knowledge of the risks of zoonotic transmission is even lower. CAPC experts make recommendations for:

Vector-Borne Diseases

As vector-borne diseases spread (click to view prevalence map), the CAPC experts provide you with the latest information and recommendations on:

Parasites of Other Systems

Recent prevalence data suggests that dog and cats are susceptible to heartworm in all 50 states. While prevention in dogs is commonplace, this deadly parasite is often view as less of a threat for cats. However, cats with heartworm are often asymptomatic and frequently go undiagnosed.

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