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Tag Archives: ticks

Removing ticks

Posted in Dogs, Parasites
As we (finally) get nice weather here, a rash of questions about ticks usually follows.  Ticks are very common in some areas, and a short walk in the woods can result in exposure. Ticks themselves aren’t the concern. The problem is infectious diseases that ticks can transmit, including Lyme disease. The risk and types of… Continue Reading

Information Sheets for Pet Owners

Posted in Birds, Cats, Clostridium difficile, Dogs, MRSA/MRSP, Other diseases, Parasites, Pocket pets, Rabies, Reptiles, Salmonella, Toxoplasmosis
INFORMATION SHEETS FOR PET OWNERS INFORMATION SHEETS specifically for KIDS, for VETERINARIANS, for PHYSICIANS and for PUBLIC HEALTH PERSONNEL are also available on the Worms & Germs RESOURCES page! Click on the highlighted topics below for information sheets. Topics that are not highlighted are in development and coming soon. Sheets for other animal species and diseases are… Continue Reading