Lyme Disease Prevention Month
Warm Weather Is a Reminder to Protect Your Pet From Lyme Disease and Other Tick-Related Diseases
By Jennifer Houghton
Social Media Coordinator/Editor, The Scoop
Each year when the temperatures begin to indicate that winter has receded and spring is fully in swing, I check the closet for my supply of flea and tick prevention topical solution.
Depending on your individual situation, your routine may not mimic mine. And since vaccines are not available for every type of disease your pet could contract from a tick bite, it is important to take some type of action to prevent Lyme or other tick-related diseases or a flea infestation.
My vet advises that I keep my dog, Ginger, on a year-round schedule for flea and tick prevention. She cautioned me at our last annual exam that there is always a possibility if the temperatures get above freezing that a tick could become active and my little ninja dog could get a tick bite in her own backyard without some type of protection. [Read more…] about Lyme Disease Prevention Month