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Canine Heartworm Cases in Washington Continued Upward Trajectory in 2020

11 days ago   |   By Seattle Dog Spot

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Canine heartworm cases in Washington continued their upward trajectory in 2020 according to data from the Companion Animal Parasite Council .
The number of heartworm cases in Washington climbed from 461 in 2019 to 733 in 2020, an increase of 59%. Since 2014, the number of cases increased from 108 to 733, an increase of 579%.
Seattle DogSpot obtained the data from CAPC's Parasite Prevalence Maps.
The maps show that the number of cases for various parasites Washington counties reported to CAPC for every year from 2014-2019. Here are some of the highlights regarding canine...
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