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NJ Lyme Disease Update for Dogs and People

Mar 19

Categories: Blog, Lyme disease

NJ Lyme Disease Update for Dogs and People
  Lyme disease in dogs and people is an illness caused by bacteria that is carried by ticks. This infection can cause a variety of symptoms and if left untreated can be severe. Lyme disease is spread to people by the bite of an infected tick and is not spread from person to person. Symptoms […]
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Longhorned Tick & Lyme Disease

Sep 24

Categories: Blog, Lyme disease, Ticks

Longhorned Tick: The Lyme Disease Association reports that according to the National Veterinary Services Laboratory, the Haemaphysalis longicornis tick (otherwise known as the East Asian or Longhorned tick) was found in Virginia, appearing on an orphaned calf on a beef farm in Albemarle County. The longhorned tick has since been identified in Warren County. As of 5/21/18, […]
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Dog Ticks

Jun 18

Categories: Blog, Lyme disease, Ticks

Dog Ticks
Dog Ticks are one of a dog owner’s worst nightmares. They are attracted to heat and motion, and generally seek out mammals, such as dogs. Ticks are parasitic arthropods that sustain themselves by feeding off of their host. Although most tick bites do not result in disease, you can never be too careful. After taking […]
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Dog Ticks

Mar 18

Categories: Blog, Lyme disease, Pet safety, Ticks

Dog ticks are usually found in the woods, trees, tall grass and shrubs. Humans, dogs, and other animals that enter these areas are at risk getting a tick. Young dog ticks often feed on small, wild animals that are found in forests and prairies. Adult dog ticks tend to seek larger hosts, such as dogs […]
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Lyme Disease In Dogs

May 22

Categories: Blog, Lyme disease, Ticks

Lyme Disease In Dogs
It is tick & Lyme Disease season in Marlboro! Tick bites can be very scary specifically because of the possibility for you and Lyme Disease in dogs. Lyme disease is caused by the bacteria and is transmitted to people and pets through the bite of infected  ticks. Human symptoms include fever, headache, fatigue, and rashes. […]
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