Lyme disease

Increase in Lyme disease cases in dogs

A recent study, conducted by the Companion Animal Parasite Control (CAPC), there is a significant increase in Lyme disease cases in dogs across the United States and Canada. This disease has become prevalent in states that were low-risk for this tick-borne disease. This disease has been reported more than usual in the Northwest and in regions of the United States …

Lyme Disease

Lyme disease WHAT IS? – a bacterial disease spread by ticks – usually involves a skin rash and joint pain (arthritis) – occurs worldwide and throughout the U.S. – the highest number of cases are in the upper-Midwest WHAT ANIMALS CAN GET LYME DISEASE? – dogs, horses, sometimes cattle – white-tailed deer, mice, chipmunks, gray squirrels, opossums, and raccoons can …

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Vaccination schedule for dogs in the USA

Preventative medical care is one of the most important things you can do for your dog’s well-being. A major component of preventative care is vaccinating your pet. There are several vaccines that may be more important in some parts of the country than others, but a few “core” vaccines are recommended for dogs all over the country. Vaccinating your pet …