Flea and Tick Prevention in Cats & Dogs

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What Are Fleas and Ticks?

Fleas and ticks are external parasites that can cause extreme discomfort for your pet and can also cause serious diseases.

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Ehrlichiosis: What You Should Know About This Tick-Borne Disease

By DR. MARTY BECKER DVM | Article Featured on Vetstreet.com

Ticks are trouble! We all know that they spread the bacteria that cause Lyme disease, but another tick-borne disease that is steadily increasing is ehrlichiosis. Once limited to western Texas, Oklahoma and Missouri, the incidence of ehrlichiosis is expected to rise in those areas, . . . → Read More: Ehrlichiosis: What You Should Know About This Tick-Borne Disease

Lyme Disease: Protect your Dog From Tick Bite Threats

Lyme Disease threatens your dog’s health because ticks know how easy it is to latch onto your dog’s body for a tasty meal. Large populations of these bloodsuckers lounge around all year in places like woody trails and campgrounds where you take your dog for walks or enjoy vacations with your family. . . . → Read More: Lyme Disease: Protect your Dog From Tick Bite Threats

Health Officials Are Warning This Tick Season Could Be the Worst Yet

Article by Justin Worland | Found on TIME

“This year, there are worse ticks than many of us have ever seen in our lives,” says Janet Foley, an epidemiologist at the University of California Davis School of Veterinary Medicine.

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5 Facts You May Not Know About Lyme Disease in Dogs

Article by Dr. Mike Paul | Found on PetHealthNetwork

If you are not yet aware of Lyme disease, you almost certainly will be soon. Lyme disease has spread to many regions of the U.S. Lyme disease is a condition caused by an organism, called Borrelia burgdorferi. It’s not a new disease. There is actually . . . → Read More: 5 Facts You May Not Know About Lyme Disease in Dogs

Ticks, Dogs and Winter Weather: The Danger is Still Here

Article by Dr. Ruth MacPete, DVM | Found on PetHealthNetwork

Did you know that ticks are not just a spring and summer problem? You might be surprised to learn that ticks can be found year round, and not just in warmer climates. A 2010 study from the Journal of Clinical Investigation showed that some . . . → Read More: Ticks, Dogs and Winter Weather: The Danger is Still Here