Vector-borne diseases in pets: the stealth health threat

Michael W Dryden, Elizabeth Hodgkins
2010 Compendium (Yardley, PA)  
The Companion Animal Parasite Council (CAPC) is an independent association of veterinarians and other animal health care professionals established to create guidelines for the optimal control of internal and external parasites that threaten the health of pets and people. It brings together broad expertise in parasitology, internal medicine, public health, veterinary law, private practice, and association leadership. Initially convened in 2002, the CAPC was formed with the expressed purpose of
more » ... anging the way veterinary professionals and pet owners approach parasite management. The CAPC advocates best practices for protecting pets from parasitic infections and reducing the risk for zoonotic parasite transmission. For more information, visit
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