Prevent Lyme Disease

More and more pets are coming down with Lyme disease. Lyme disease is caused by a kind of bacteria that is transmitted from an infected deer tick. When the tick attaches to the dog or cat, the bacteria enters the bloodstream and can cause many problems.


  • lameness
  • lethargic
  • decrease in appetite
  • fever

If you notice behavior changes in your pet, schedule a vet checkup.


  • avoid walking through wooded areas where thereโ€™s tall grass
  • keep weeds under control to limit the spread of ticks
  • keep your pet up to date with flea and tick preventative
  • after camping trips check your dog (and yourself) for ticks

What other tips do you have for our readers? Let us know!

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