Can Dogs Get Lyme Disease?

Lyme disease is a tick-borne disease that causes inflammation of the joints and other symptoms. Deer ticks can transmit the disease by remaining on a host for over 18 hours. Once the disease is in the bloodstream it localizes in the joints. Can your dog contract lyme disease? How can you prevent lyme disease in your dogs and what symptoms will …

Is Flea and Tick Prevention Necessary during the Winter Months?

As temperatures drop and you begin your preparation for the colder months ahead, your pet should be part of your considerations. The American Veterinary Medical Association’s website has an informative guide on cold weather care for your pets. The guide stresses that many owners don’t understand Flea and Tick prevention protocols should not be ceased during the winter months.