A veterinary from Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania believes that the increase in the cases of Lyme Disease is due to the longer tick season. She said that as of today, she has 575 doggos positive for the disease.
– In Pennsylvania, there is an area where there is deer overpopulation.
– Due to this, there is a longer tick season.
– The longer tick season is believed to be the reason for the increase of…
The vet, identified as Dr. Hisham Ibrahim, who works with Good Shepherd Veterinary Hospital, shared that there has been an overpopulation of deer in the area that is why there is longer tick season and increase in the cases of the above-mentioned disease.
The vet said in order for dog owners to keep their doggos from getting the disease, they must check their fur babies every time they come in from the outside because it is usually where the tick is picked up. The vet also said dog owners could try using topical oils, tick collars, and vaccine.
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