CAPC Encourages Veterinary Visits with Successful Spring Forecast Initiative

This Spring, the CAPC issued it’s first-ever heartworm forecast warning pet owners about the elevated risk for heartworm in many of the regions throughout the U.S. As part of the CAPC’s ongoing efforts to educate pet owners about the threats parasites pose to pets, the CAPC took this important message to the nation on April 5, 2012 reaching nearly five million viewers via media interviews on network stations from coast to coast.

The CAPC continues to urge pet owners to visit their veterinarian to discuss the best treatment options for their pets and to prevent against the disease year-round. Start the conversation with your clients today by sharing important information about year-round protection for pets and sign up for monthly updates on the parasite risk in your county by visiting our interactive prevalence maps.