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Practices Win KNOW Heartworms Campaign Contest, Raise Awareness of HARD

By KNOW Heartworms
Published: July 14, 2007

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The KNOW Heartworms campaign has announced the winners of the Veterinary Hospital Awareness Contest. The contest recognized the top four practices participating in the KNOW Heartworms campaign, which was developed to raise awareness of feline heartworm disease and Heartworm Associated Respiratory Disease (HARD). Practices were encouraged to enter the contest to showcase how they used the KNOW Heartworms materials to educate their clients and community.

VCA Hemingway held a Feline Heartworm Awareness Day with a latte and smoothie bar. Clients were invited to have a complimentary beverage, browse informational handouts and discuss heartworms with staff. "We were ecstatic to find out we won third place in a nationwide contest. We were especially happy because we are a huge supporter of heartworm awareness and prevention, and this was our reward for working so hard on promoting something we truly believe in," said Tania Nochimson, VCA Hemingway Hospital Manager.
Though the contest is over, the practices will continue the KNOW Heartworms campaign. Staff members at each practice have pledged to keep educating cat owners and encouraging them to put their cats on prevention.


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Sometimes sick or injured pets need the care of a veterinary medical specialist. When that happens, VCA specialty hospitals work closely with the general practitioner veterinarians who refer cases to us in order to provide seamless veterinary care to your pet. When your pet is facing any kind of serious illness or injury, our specialty referral hospitals will provide the compassionate and expert care your beloved pet needs.

Our goal is to make sure that when you and your pet are in need that you have access to board certified specialists who are up to date on the very latest developments in their field. In our state of the art hospitals, our specialists also have access to the most sophisticated diagnostic and treatment tools and techniques from ultrasonography and endoscopy to CAT scans and even MRI.

As part of the VCA family, we have over 83 specialty hospitals across the US and Canada which provide referral specialty care, so there may be one near you. Our specialized services include: behavior, cardiology, critical care, dentistry, dermatology, integrative medicine, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, radiology, rehabilitation, reproduction, and surgery.

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